Tar Sands Reporting Project inched past $50K If we reach $60K we can afford to make the film.

The Tar Sands Reporting Project is closing in on our stretch goal of $60,000 to film a documentary but we only have a critical 1 day  left.

The Tar Sands Reporting Project is closing in on our stretch goal of $60,000 to film a documentary but we only have a critical 1 day left.

Thanks to the outpouring of support we have received for the project, we have the opportunity to  reach of our stretch goal.  With an additional $12,000, we can afford to make a short documentary and extend the reach of our in-depth reporting over the year.

What you can do

  • Pledge now if you haven't already
  • Spread the word on social media
  • Send an email to your friends like this letter Jackie Roo sent her friends
  • Increase your pledge

Reaching this goal will mean we will take Peabody award-winning filmmaker, Bill Weaver, to where change really happens: in homes and at dinner tables across British Columbia.

It's in this intimate setting where environmentalists, industrial workers, and ordinary people like you and me talk with each other about how we feel about the environment, the economy, our values our hopes, and our country's future.

Then, we'll take it back to the blockades, the corporate offices, the marches, the parties, and the gas pump -- where all of us put our talk into action.

With your help, we'll produce and distribute a provocative film that will go beyond the issues, to the very DNA of change, and encourage constructive discussion across all points of view. It's the only way we're going to find the innovative solutions we so badly need.

This is an amazing moment. KeystoneXL pipeline, Enbridge's proposed pipeline, and Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion, hang in the balance.

With Enbridge and Kinder Morgan, British Columbia's coastline may also very well hang in the balance, too. On Thursday, the Natural Resources Ministry announced a $22-million campaign to sell Canada's tar sands abroad. Let's not let their story be the main story the world hears.

 This iconic photograph of the Spirit Bear from the Great Bear Rainforest is one of many rewards Tar Sands Reporting Project backers get, depending on the amount they pledge. Photo by Andrew S. Wright

This t shirt is the reward for $50 pledges

For a pledge of $25, you will receive a signed copy of our book, "Extract"

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