Let’s hear it for Castlegar! Council votes to adopt 100% Renewable Energy Plan

Let’s start off this week with some good news, Castlegar City Council just voted unanimously to pass your 100% Renewable Energy Plan! Castlegar joins Kalso, Warfield, and Rossland as the first municipalities across the West Kootenays to officially adopt the plan. You are leading the way to a 100% renewable energy future. How are you celebrating this huge moment? You might have heard me cheering…

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It Won’t Be Easy- but together we can do anything

  By Kade Moroney, Community Organizer I have been working at the West Kootenay EcoSociety for about 3 months now, and it has been amazing to have the opportunity to continue my work in social and environmental justice in a new capacity. Before being hired as a Community Organizer, I was working as a mental health worker on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ…

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Something to Celebrate! Rossland adopts Renewable Energy Plan

Let’s take this moment to celebrate, Rossland City Council just voted to pass your 100% renewable energy plan! They are the third local government to adopt the 100% renewable energy plan that they have been collaborating on with eight other West Kootenay local governments and West Kootenay EcoSociety. The renewable energy plan aims to save people money, make Rossland healthier and safer, support…

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Let’s hear it for Warfield! Village Council adopts 100% Renewable Energy Plan

Let’s hear it for Warfield! Village council just voted to adopt your 100% Renewable Energy Plan! Warfield is the second local government to adopt the 100% renewable energy plan that they have been collaborating on with eight other West Kootenay local governments and West Kootenay EcoSociety. It’s time to celebrate! For me, that means it is time to put on my favourite Christmas album, make a hot…

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Something to Celebrate! Kaslo adopts Renewable Energy Plan

Let’s take this moment to celebrate: Kaslo village council just voted to pass your 100% Renewable Energy Plan! Kaslo is the first community in the West Kootenays to officially adopt the plan. Following up on the Village of Kaslo’s 2019 commitment to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 and to collaborate with other local governments, community stakeholders, and experts in the region to…

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Let’s celebrate – final Renewable Energy plan is out!

After years of dedicated hard work, we have a final West Kootenay 100% Renewable Energy Plan to celebrate! There is no way this would have been possible without the ongoing support of you, the people who dare to dream that a better way of doing things is possible. We are well on our way to the future we all deserve, and that is something to be proud of.  Today I want to say thank you. Thank you…

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