Spirit Bear Lodge donates $4500

More incredible news today! The ecotourism company Spirit Bear Lodge announced that they are donating $4500 to Pull Together, on behalf of the recent guests who requested that their trip cost be donated to Pull Together. This donation will be doubled, to make a total of $9000. A huge thank-you to everyone at Spirit Bear Lodge for your enormous…

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Kitimat “Splash Mob” raises funds for Pull Together

Organized by Douglas Channel Watch, residents of Kitimat came together on the Kitimat River on National Aboriginal Day and Fathers Day for some fun in the sun and in the water. According to Lucy, one of the organizers, “It was a gorgeous day. We enjoyed a wiener roast and a few of the group went…

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Council of Canadians chapters raise over $2000

The Council of Canadian in Chapters in Golden, BC and Chilliwack, BC are really showing solidarity with seven First Nations fighting Enbridge! The Golden Chapter of the Council of Canadians raised $780  for Pull Together this past week, with a great fundraiser film screening of Line in The Sand, a new Enbridge pipeline documentary,  at Jitta’s Cafe in Golden…

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Righteous Rags raises over $500

Righteous Rags fundraised for Pull Together on Saturday June 13th. Donating a portion of their sales from their tie-dye booth at the Saturday Market, Katya & Steve were so happy to have an opportunity to stop Enbridge using their creativity and righteous rags! The $270 raised was matched by an anonymous donor to bump the value…

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Vancouver: Young Agrarians raise nearly $1000 with potluck

On Thursday of the Week to End Enbridge, Young Agrarians teamed up with Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society to host a Farmers For Pull Together potluck at the Fresh Roots Schoolyard Farm at Vancouver Technical Secondary School. According to one attendee, “It was a really sweet event, plus it rained – which meant that less folks…

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Victoria: Full House at Fairfield Literary Event

“A full house and great energy. We raised 200$ for Pull Together and drank a lot of iced tea. :)” It was an evening of literary readings – part of the ‘elements’ series – as well as a fundraiser for Pull Together. Pictured is one of the evening’s writers, Julie Paul, reading from The Pull Of…

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Artists and Writers Pull Together in Victoria

Over the weekend, Victoria artists & writers pulled together at a private backyard party to support Pull Together. Everyone had a great time. There were fun art projects for kids, a light dinner, fireside music, readings, conversation and fun! A donation jar was passed around raising $2515, which with our matching donor’s contribution is over $5000!

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Smithers rocks out with concert & BBQ

On June 13th, Smithers marked the one-year anniversary of the federal governments approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline with a show of strength to reaffirm their opposition to this dangerous project. Despite some cool & wet weather, local musicians kept the crowd toe-tapping and enteretained. According to an attendee, the music was great, and the hamburgers…

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Haida Gwaii group CoAST Raises $2,000 with Gorgeous Calendars!

Communities Against Super Tankers (CoAST), a group of concerned islanders on Haida Gwaii, raised $2,000 for Pull Together through the sale of their 2015 calendar, featuring stunning photographs of Haida Gwaii by local photographers.   Thank you to CoAST for such awesome work!   To learn more about CoAST and the work that they do,…

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ThunderPants presents: Queer Speed-Dating!

Last summer, a group organized queer speed-dating event at Vancouver’s Heartwood Cafe. Wish you could have been there? Organize your own! Connections were made, fun was had, and $300 was raised for Pull Together! Below is some information from the event. Will it inspire you to create your own event? “Do you like playful pick-up lines,…

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