Healthy Oceans. Healthy Communities.


Check out the businesses and organizations that support Living Oceans Society:

Ongoing Supporters

1% for the Planet Logo

Living Oceans Society is a member of 1% for the Planet, a growing global network of companies that donate 1% of their sales to a network of environmental organizations worldwide.

Banyen Books & Sound Logo

Since 2010, Banyen Books & Sound in Vancouver has been donated to Living Oceans Society their charge of 15 cents for plastic and large paper bags.

Coast Mountain Expeditions Logo

Lannie and Ralph, owners of Coast Mountain Expeditions sea kayaking tour business, have long appreciated the work of Living Oceans. This year Coast Mountain Expeditions helped support the work Living Oceans Society does by donating $500.

Denman Island Chocolate Logo

Living Oceans Society would like to thank Denman Island Chocolate for their generous $2,400 donation. We love their dark organic chocolate.

J.W. McConnell Family Foundation Logo

The McConnell Foundation provided generous support for our work with community supported fisheries and the assessment Sustainable Fish Secure Future: An Assessment of the Wild Seafood Supply Chain on Vancouver Island With a Focus on Local Sustainable Fisheries.

Mountain Equipment Co-op Logo

Mountain Equipment Co-op provides quality products and services for self-propelled wilderness-oriented recreation.

The ESRI Conservation Program Logo

We gratefully acknowledge ESRI for providing us with the GIS software we use to create our award winning analyses and maps.

Vancouver Foundation’s Greenest City Fund Logo

Living Oceans is increasing access to local, sustainable seafood thanks to the generous support of the Vancouver Foundation’s Greenest City Fund.

December 2014

We'd like to thank the following people and businesses for providing silent auction gifts for our Sointula Christmas party.

  • Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupressure Logo

    Relax your body, mind and spirit | 250-973-6304

  • The Tidal Zone Studio Logo

    Gillnet rugs and scarves - Sterling silver jewellery - Hooked rugs

    PO Box 415 Sointula, BC V0N 3E0 | 250-973-6883 |

  • Rainbeau’s End Guesthouse Logo

    At Rainbeau’s End, you will find rest, discover the beauty of northern Vancouver Island, learn about natural and human history of the area and, if you seek it, sanctuary for the soul. Box 252 Sointula, Malcolm Island B.C.V0N 3E0 | 250-973-6465

  • Jackie Hildering - The Marine Detective  Logo

    To view and purchase one of Jackie’s beautiful calendars, depicting the wild beauty of northern Vancouver Island, CLICK HERE.

  • SointulArt Logo

    SointulArt showcases the digital art and photography of Darryl Luscombe, an artist living and working on Malcolm Island, British Columbia.

  • Sund's Lodge Logo

    Sund’s Lodge is a unique and extraordinary wilderness retreat nestled on the pristine Canadian Inside Passage featuring superb fishing, world-class dining, and a wonderful personally-catered atmosphere for our few guests.

  • Ruffly Speaking Canine Company Logo

    We show you the kind of meaningful relationship you can achieve with your canine companions and teach you how to really listen to your dog. 250-902-8561 (local to Sointula) 1-866-820-1810

  • Jackie Frioud Pottery Logo

    Jackie Frioud (pronounced "free-you") makes salt-glazed, functional pottery in her home studio in Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver, B.C. Thrown on the wheel and salt-fired in a gas kiln, her handmade pots create quiet moments of pleasure and reflection in daily life.

  • Kyle Goertzen Logo

    Kyle donated an Arc'teryx backpack for our prize draw.

Ocean Exposures Photo Contest 2014

We're grateful to these organizations and businesses for providing the great prizes for our Ocean Exposures Photo Contest.

  • Stubbs Island Whale Watching Logo

    Stubbs Island Whale Watching has a world-wide reputation for responsible wildlife viewing that has true educational merit. All tours start from historic Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island.

  • Skipper Otto's Community Supported Fishery Logo

    Skipper Otto's Community Supported Fishery creates a direct connection between local fishermen and thoughtful consumers. This partnership fosters the protection of ocean resources while providing premium, wild, fairly-traded, Ocean Wise seafood.

  • Beaty Biodiversity Museum Logo

    The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is a natural history museum in Vancouver, B.C., located on the campus of the University of British Columbia. Its collections include over two million specimens collected between the 1910s and the present, comprising the Cowan Tetrapod Collection, the Marine Invertebrate Collection, the Fossil Collection, the Herbarium, the Spencer Entomological Collection, and the Fish Collection.

  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre Logo

    The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre is a not-for-profit aquarium and marine education facility devoted to showcasing the local flora and fauna of the Salish Sea. Our goal is to connect people with the marine ecosystem through education, engagement, and awareness, and inspire all generations to explore, respect, and take action on behalf of the world's oceans.

  • Printstagram  Logo

    Printstagram started printing Instagrams in 2011 and since then they've enjoyed printing millions of your favorite photos. More recently they made the jump to mobile and launched Print Studio for printing from both iPhone and Android.

  • To-Go Ware Logo

    To-Go Ware offers solutions for a world with life on-the-go. Their bamboo utensil sets include a handy carabiner and lets you clip or carry a fork, knife, spoon and chopsticks wherever you may roam. Perfect for a busy lifestyle and our precious planet.

Clear the Coast volunteers

Our work to Clear the Coast of marine debris has been made possible by the hard work of many volunteers. We're especially grateful to those who helped clear Sea Otter Cove in August 2015: Penny Birnam, Sally Dolfini, June Hale, Ann Marie Koch, Eric and Terri Grantner, Barb Iarocci, Twyla Roscovich, Shirley and Vern Sampson, and Ross and Linda Weaver.

Clear the Coast supporters

Our Clear the Coast campaign has been made possible through the financial and in-kind support of the following businesses, government agencies and foundations.

September 2013

  • Love Where You're From Logo

    Thanks to Matt Brown from Cumberland for organizing a community cleanup of local rivers and shorelines in the Comox Valley, called Love Where You’re From, on Saturday, September 21st.  Volunteers gathered garbage and debris at several locations around the valley for disposal at a local landfill. Matt also organized a fundraising concert for later that evening at the Waverly Hotel, with all proceeds going to Living Oceans.