civil disobedience

A taste of Burnaby Mountain: mud, climate change, and history in the making

Each day the protest Burnaby Mountain recreates itself. There are consistencies: deep mud, moments of confusion, courage, grace, tears in the eyes and a sense that history is being made.

Potential consequences of civil disobedience on Cortes Island

The tents are down on Cortes Island - for now.

Protesters block logging road access on Cortes Island

Cortes Islander goes to the ground to prevent Island Timberlands access.

Cortes Island citizens prepare for logging protests

Island Timberlands states it will start logging Cortes Island this week. Many residents, however, aren't planning to let it happen quietly.

First Nations lead the way in Victoria protest against pipelines and oil sands

First Nations leaders led the protests of 4,500 people in Victoria on Monday.

After Keystone XL protest and arrest, Daryl Hannah praises Canada's "brave" struggle

In an exclusive interview with the Vancouver Observer, Kill Bill actor Daryl Hannah said that despite her arrest, she won't back down.

A public discussion: Should citizens concerned about climate change consider peaceful civil disobedience?

The 13 citizens arrested for blockading a coal trail in White Rock last May will attend a public discussion on Friday, September 21 at 7:30 at the Central Vancouver Library.

Cortes Island ForestFest: Forest activism for all generations

ForestFest spurred completion of the infrastructure for a forest protest camp, including a kitchen

Thirteen arrested blocking BNSF coal train in White Rock

Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Mark Jaccard was among those arrested for blocking a coal train in White Rock.

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?