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Get the news and updates from our Oil Free Coast Campaign

News and Updates →

Get the latest developments in our campaign to keep our coast oil-free.


Art for an oil-free coast: Overview →

In 2012, fifty artists took up paintbrushes and carving tools to protect Canada’s fragile raincoast. Get the book, watch the film, see the art that is part of the effort to stop Northern Gateway.



REFLECTIONS chronicles the journey of artists to the heart of the tanker route. Watch it now on YouTube.

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About the book →

The book highlights the art work, most of which are originals, of 50 incredible Canadian artists and writings from esteemed Canadian scientists like David Suzuki and Wade Davis. A free eBook for ipad is now available from itunes.

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About the artists →

Artists involved with the project include Robert Bateman, Robert Davidson, Mae Moore, Carol Evans, Roy Henry Vickers, Craig Benson, Michael Svob, Alison Watt, Ben Davidson, Mark Hobson and more.

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Enbridge & the proposed Northern Gateway Project →

Information, history and context on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project including Raincoast’s submission of evidence in the hearings, other reports and analysis

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Northern Gateway a threat to BC’s wild salmon →

The potential consequences to wild salmon from Northern Gateway’s proposed oil tankers and oil terminal are not a risk worth taking.

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Northern Gateway and the NEB Hearings →

Raincoast’s submission to the NEB shows that Enbridge did not conduct the mandated ‘risk assessment’.

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What’s at stake: The cost of oil on BC’s priceless coast →

This popular report discusses ecological implications of oil tankers on the BC coast. It stems from Raincoast’s five years of marine surveys but emphasizes the broader ecological context.

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Ecological components, ecosystem services and benefits in the Salish Sea →

Preliminary findings presented at the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Seattle Spring 2014. A full report on this topic will be released in June 2014.


Trans Mountain Pipeline →

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion plans to transport 890,000 barrels per day of tar sands oil from Edmonton to Vancouver. Tanker visits to Vancouver will increase by 574%…

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Kinder Morgan & the Trans Mtn Expansion Project →

Oil spills, climate change, vessel traffic, ship strikes, tar sands, and undermining coastal economies are a few of the reasons we oppose Kinder Morgan’s expansion project.

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The film →

Download the film from Vimeo and set sail on this coastal adventure. $3.99 to rent. $6.99 to purchase. All proceeds go to Raincoast.

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Shows and tickets →

Groundswell undertook a US west coast tour in the Fall of 2012 and is now screening locally and internationally. Check out dates and locations for Canadian, US and global cities.

TakeAction →

Get informed, show up, write, and speak out. Use your local newspaper, facebook or twitter. You can even get the film and show it your home town. Oh, and send a message to Stephen Harper too.


Surf expedition snapshots →

Highlights from the waves, winds, wildlife and more.

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