Lena Laforet’s passionate call for us to Pull Together

By Andrea Palframan / November 21, 2019 /

“Imagine if bulldozers started digging in your backyard without your request or your permission. And: then they got away with it.  That would never happen in Canada: except on Indigenous People’s land. Why are some people’s rights to their land honoured and some not?” So begins teacher and activist Lena Laforet’s powerful message on her online…

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A Q&A with NADA, Zero Waste Grocers

By Andrea Palframan / November 21, 2019 /

NADA is an independently owned zero-waste grocery store. As part of Pull Together’s Week to End TMX, NADA are donating to support Indigenous legal challenges to the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project. Here are some thoughts from owner Alison Carr. What motivated you to participate in the Week to End TMX? As a small,…

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The Week to End TMX – Nov. 29-Dec 3

By Andrea Palframan / November 8, 2019 /

Conscious companies are pulling together! During the Week to End TMX (November 27-December 3), businesses are joining forces to raise big $$ for Indigenous legal challenges to protect land, water, and our common future. Check out the great restaurants, yoga studios, grocers and progressive brands who are part of The Week to End TMX here, and…

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An Oil Free Coast is Everyone’s Business

By Maia Wikler / October 17, 2019 /

With dance parties and comedy shows, people are getting creative in their efforts to stop a pipeline. Under the tagline, “Who knew stopping a pipeline would be so much fun?”, people all across Turtle Island are using their talents and engaging their communities to support the Pull Together campaign.  This incredible community has raised over…

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Bandidas Taqueria Earth Day Fundraiser

By Andrea Palframan / April 16, 2019 /

A sidewalk festival and student art show/fundraiser with Bandidas! WHERE: BANDIDAS TAQUERIA, 2781 COMMERCIAL DRIVE WHEN: SUNDAY, APRIL 28TH 2019, ALL DAY / NIGHT (9:00AM UNTIL MIDNIGHT) As a business, Bandidas are committed every day to choosing environmentally sustainable practices, and Earth Day has always been an important day for increased action on these core…

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Haida singer/songwriter Ms. |PANIK offers songs to benefit Pull Together

By Andrea Palframan / March 5, 2018 /

Ms.PANIK wants you to PULL TOGETHER and open your heart to protect the BC Coast from Kinder Morgan! Donate to her online fundraising page & you will receive a copy of her “OPEN HEARTS EP” as a gift back! Says the singer and multi-instrumentalist: “Please help me support First Nations legal challenges to the Kinder…

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Buddhas Pulling Together team raises $1700 in first week!

By RAVEN / February 7, 2017 /

A new fundraising team, Buddhas Pulling Together, has sprung up on our online fundraising platform. Comprised of a group of zen practitioners, this compassionate crew have pooled their efforts and are working together for Indigenous rights. Some of the donor comments are really touching: “Pulling together with first nations our voices sing a new song…

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Calabash Rocks Out for Pull Together

By RAVEN / January 17, 2017 /

The 23rd edition of Calablast Tuesday is back and this time we’re currating a night of music in support of First Nations led legal challenges against the Kinder Morgan pipeline! Who knew stopping pipelines could be so much fun? We stand as a community against Kinder Morgan with First Nations as they defend their territory…

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Moksha Yoga Burnaby pulls together to protect the coast

By RAVEN / January 15, 2017 /

Through the months of January and February, Moksha Yoga Burnaby hot yoga studio are raising funds for First Nations legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tankers project.   Moksha Yoga Burnaby are standing up to ensure that all parties have an active voice in how development takes place in First Nations traditional territory, and that First Nations groups have…

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A Shout out to RAVEN’s Amazing Site-C Business Donors!

By Andrea Palframan / October 17, 2016 /

We are so grateful to the businesses who stepped up to support our No Site-C campaign. Thank you for acting out of the courage of your convictions to put your business on the line and stand up for Indigenous justice. With gratitude, The RAVEN Team. Golden Ears Farm, Mason Street Farm, Yogacara Whistler, Uprising Breads Bakery,…

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