Warfield latest to join 100% renewable energy transition

The goal of achieving 100% renewable energy is spreading across the West Kootenays. Warfield Village Council voted last night to join the growing number of municipalities who are committed to transitioning to 100% renewable energy no later than 2050. The Village of Warfield becomes the eighth local government in the region to make the commitment and joins Castlegar, Silverton, Slocan, New…

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City of Castlegar says yes to 100% renewable energy

Last night Castlegar City Council voted yes to join the growing number of cities who are committed to transitioning to 100% renewable energy no later than 2050. The passed motion is: "City Council of Castlegar is committed to working towards 100% renewable energy in all energy use sectors in the community including heating and cooling, transportation, electricity, and waste management no later…

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You’re Invited to our Ski & Snowboard Movie Night

2 Movies Back to Back: Nitro Snowboards: Offline & Level 1 Productions: Romance   I'm very excited to announce that we are hosting two movies back-to-back this year that spread the love of all things snow sports. Heck yeah! EcoSociety is hosting movie nights in both Rossland and Nelson, get your tickets today while they last!  This is much more than your regular movie night: Rossland:…

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Green home show getting ready to energize Trail

Trail’s first ever Green Home, Energy & Transportation Show is happening November 14 at the Riverbelle. Come by to find out all about green energy, home energy efficiency, zero emission cars and more. There’s never been a trade show like this in Trail. It’s an opportunity to talk to tradespeople who can answer all your questions about green home energy retrofits and renewable energy…

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Voters demanded more on climate action. Now the real work starts.

The results of Canada's first climate election are in, and now the real work begins. Canadians made the climate crisis a top issue, and voters are demanding more climate action. No party had a perfect climate action plan. This election showed the diversity in the parties’ climate change ideas. Now the minority Liberal government must work with the Bloc Quebecois, the NDP, and the Greens to get to…

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It’s an honour just to be nominated

We have to say thank you to the people in the Lower Columbia. The Trail Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards are tomorrow night, and we were nominated in three categories: Go Green, Community Impact and Business of the Year. We made it as a finalist in the Business of the Year category. Yay! While we fully expect one of the other well-deserving nominees to win, we’re thrilled that in…

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