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When the crowd roars financially it echoes through halls of justice

Thursday, October 08, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

You know that crowdfunding of public interest litigation is taking off in Canada when an international chain of hot yoga studios buys in.

Moksha and Modo Yoga’s “Speak Your Peace” global fundraiser this year is supporting the grassroots “Pull Together” campaign to raise money for court challenges to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project.

The Canadian-founded chain of more than 60 yoga studios aims to raise $65,000 through donation-based classes and community events for the legal costs of seven British Columbia First Nations who are in...