Carrie Saxifrage

Carrie Saxifrage is the author of The Big Swim, a collection of nonfiction stories centered on community in the age of climate change to be released in February by New Society Books.  Ruth Ozeki has called The Big Swim, "utterly delightful - a laugh out-loud, moving book I will share with people everywhere I go."  Carrie Saxifrage was the Sustainability Reporter for The Vancouver Observer for four years, before moving on to a career as a book writer.

 

Mark Jaccard outlines challenges of climate change action in new book, Deluding Ourselves to Disaster

Jaccard's central question: What is your moral duty as a citizen if independent evidence consistently show your government is not telling the truth and the implications are disastrous?

Open letter to Premier Christy Clark: Fulfill provincial commitments to protect the Great Bear Rainforest

Until the Province makes good on its Great Bear Rainforest commitments, the habitat of key species like the Northern Goshawk and mountain goat will continue to degrade.

Two thousand protest Enbridge oilsands pipeline in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert police estimate 2,000 people turned out to protest the proposed Enbridge oilsands pipeline in northern B.C.

How to eat local forever: lessons on food security gathered from First Nations

The Enbridge oil pipeline would threaten the Aboriginal tradition of living off the land and eating local foods, say members of First Nations communities.

Oilsands pipeline: First Nations say Enbridge lacked due diligence

A lack of discussion around the oilsands pipeline by Enbridge has many First Nations worried.

Division over Enbridge oil pipeline caused by treaty process flaws, Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs say

This article can now be found in  Extract: The Pipeline Wars Vol. 1 Enbridge.  Extract contains a year of the Vancouver Observer's powerful reporting on the proposed Enbridge pipeline....

No oil pipeline here: Enbridge Northern Gateway joint review panel in Burns Lake finds more opposition

The Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel moved south to Burns Lake on Tuesday and began with drumming and songs by the Wet’suwet’en and Lake Babine Nations. Despite a request by...

No oil pipeline here: Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel in Smithers finds 100% opposition

Wet'suwet'en Chief Darlene Glaim: "We have always held title to our land and have not negotiated it away...Our lands keep us spiritually, physically and emotionally healthy."

Salmon, economy and oil: Smithers mayor explains opposition to Enbridge pipeline

Smithers mayor explains why, despite job promises, the community remains opposed to the Northern Gateway oil pipeline.

Cortes Island Forest petition to Darshan Sihota and Bruce Flatt crashes hours after press release

This morning the Cortes Island forest petition had topped 5,800 signatures and continued to steadily climb before the petition website went down at 11 a.m. Petition against logging pristine BC forest...