orcas

Meet the people behind Victoria’s pod of inflatable orcas

Rain or shine, anti-Trans Mountain pipeline protest or trans-inclusionary celebrations, you can count on the members of the Canadian Orca Rescue Society to show up, life-sized inflatable orcas in hand.

Protect What You Love

Southern Resident Killer Whale town hall speaks to the future of the Salish Sea “You saved my home,” said Joan Morris, a Lkwungen Elder. The gravity of these four words…

MP petitions government to save orcas

Southern Vancouver Island is home to many—man and beast. Killer whales comprise a small percentage of the island’s residents, but act as a major source of regional pride. However, just…

Blackfish, wild: 100 days with sacred whales

I could hear breathing in the charcoal dark as silent bodies passed the shoreline; huge lungs, in huge animals, blow salty ocean spray into the night. It was my first…