World Community is a Comox Valley-bassed community of advocates working to foster a greater awareness of the social, economic and environmental consequences of human activity at both local and global levels. We annually host our social justice documentary Film Festival and import and sell Fair Trade coffee in our community to support primary health care promoters in Nicaragua and El Salvador
The foundation of our work is the education and empowerment of people to fight for the values and policies we believe in. Our members, supporters and network of over 70 activist chapters create a powerful voice for social and environmental justice. We work to hold governments accountable and challenge the unbalanced poser of corporations, promoting positive social change in Canada and the world.
Strive to ensure a healthy environment using principals of sustainability for the benefit of present and future generations by addressing environmental issues in our community, region, province and country. Research and inform the public of risks to the environment associated with activities that are, or may be about, to take place. Promote environmental awareness that will provide citizens government and business with informed decision making on issues that affect our community, region, province and country.
A vibrant organization which preserves and presents the history of Cumberland and the surrounding region, and is dedicated to being a significant community anchor as the People's Museum of Cumberland. The Cumberland and District Historical Society was founded in 1981 and the artifacts and archives within the building relate to the rich history of the village of Cumberland, BC, which was established as a coal mining camp in 1888.
The BC Labour Heritage Centre Society preserves, documents and presents the rich history of working people in B.C. The Society engages partnerships and projects that help define and express the role that work and workers have played int he evolution of the social policy and its impact on the present and future shaping of the province.
CoDev mobilizes Canadians and particularly Western Canadians to work with the people of Latin America for a fairer world. CoDev does this by fostering partnerships between civil society groups in Canada, and particularly British Columbia, and their counterparts in Latin America. These partnerships educate Canadians about Latin America and allow them to directly support the region. Such connections build solidarity, mutual understanding and ultimately improve prospects for a fairer global order.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice. Founded in 1980, the CCPA is one of Canada’s leading progressive voices in public policy debates.
The Broadbent Institute is Canada's leading progressive, independent organization championing change through the promotion of the democracy, equality, and sustainability and the training of new generation of leaders.
Ecojustice goes to court and uses the power of the law to defend nature, combat climate change and fight for a healthy environment for all. Our strategic, innovative public interest lawsuits lead to legal precedents that lead to lasting solutions to our most urgent environmental problems.