We aren’t giving up the fight against the TMX pipeline!

By Karl Perrin Suzuki Elder The fight to stop the TMX (Trans Mountain Pipeline and Tank Farm Expansion) has been going on since 2012), and it isn’t over yet. Yes, the pipeline is being built, but the fight continues. Why? Because the new pipe would carry 590,000 barrels of dilbit (diluted bitumen) per day. SFU… Continue reading We aren’t giving up the fight against the TMX pipeline!

The Write Stuff

Dear Elder. What you see before you is the third incarnation of the Suzuki Elders’ website. The first and second editions accomplished their missions and now slumber in retirement on computer disks and old-fashioned hard drives hidden in dusty cupboards. What did we Elders learn from building and running those early websites over the course… Continue reading The Write Stuff

Inter-generational Storytelling Project

The Suzuki Elders have often told stories about their connection to nature. An appreciation and love of the natural world is how most became involved with the David Suzuki organization. In 2015 a group of  young people interviewed several Suzuki Elders about their experiences and created this video. The tales the young people gathered showed… Continue reading Inter-generational Storytelling Project

You Gotta Have Hope

by Diana Ellis, Suzuki Elder Hope is complex. Some cling to it, others don’t believe in it at all. We lose hope sometimes, and gain it at other times. Our own historical place in society impacts on our sense of hope, and our experience with hope impacts on our thoughts and actions about our place… Continue reading You Gotta Have Hope

Climate: A New Story

Climate: A New Story by Charles Eisenstein North Atlantic | 2018 | 320 pages Having read this book and also watched the video below of author Charles Eisentstein himself reviewing it, I have convinced myself it is a powerful narrative to begin to comprehend the significance of these times in terms of survival of the kind of diversity… Continue reading Climate: A New Story

Season’s greetings……

  “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike.” –  John Muir (1912)