Recent Events

The Trial

Support the 11 Defenders!

On Monday, 19 February, 2001 There was a demonstration and rally outside of the Victoria Provincial Courthouse as the trial began.

November 27, 2000

Blockade and lock-down in downtown ganges

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October 26, 2000

Angela Hughes locks down for 16 hours under a logging truch

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June 7, 2000

Blockade turns into a street party, logging truck driver assaults people.

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Thursday, May 25, 2000

Four people arrested, one of them is Janet Nevill, 87.

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Thursday, May 18, 2000

Street Theatre, Victoria, May 18

Salt Spring's famed Hysterical Society says No
to Manulife Financed Clearcutting on our West Coast

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May 10-17 People were blockading and locking on to logging trucks
as an act of civil disobedience in defiance of a court injunction.

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Saturday, April 22, Stump Stomp Barn Dance and Auction
Farmer's Intitute, Rainbow Road, 7-11pm, BBQ 5:30 - 7:00 pm

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Monday, April 17, the 'Howe Now' Rally in front of the Texada Corp. offices, 938 Howe St., Vancouver was a successful event and a good time was had by all.

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Friday, April 14, the community and the loggers were invited to a barbecue on the beach at Fulford Harbour.
About 100 people showed up and a good time was held by all.
Derek Trethewey, one of the Texada principals, came ashore
and engaged in dialogue with several people.

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"Unchain the Trust!"

Over 200 gulf islanders gathered on
Wednesday April 12
 in front of the Legislature Buildings in Victoria

The rally called on the provincial government to give the Islands Trust the powers it needs to control industrial logging in the Forest Land Reserve.

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