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Victoria Chapter

The Victoria Chapter is pleased to welcome our new Steering Committee member, Kira Gill-Maher!  Kira has been involved with our Chapter for a while reviving our Chapter’s Instagram page.  She has recently graduated from Vancouver Island University’s Master of Community Planning program and is currently working in the field of local government climate action.  Welcome, Kira!

Kira Gill-Maher

Recently graduated from Vancouver Island University's Master of Community Planning, Kira has a strong enthusiasm for how we can plan for low carbon and resilient communities. Now working in the field of local government climate action, she is thrilled to also have the opportunity to support community-based sustainable energy initiatives and programming through the BCSEA. 

Update on BCSEA's Victoria Chapter

The Victoria Chapter’s activities are still scaled down due to the Covid 19 pandemic.  With our vaccination program and reopening plans, we’re hoping to start more actively engaging in local in-person activities.  On that front, the organizers of the Victoria Home Show have now scheduled it to take place on October 15th to 17th at the West Shore Rec Centre.  If that does indeed occur, the Victoria Chapter will likely take part so stay tuned for more news.

BCSEA – Victoria Chapter – 2020 BC general election

October 9, 2020
Tom Hackney, Policy Advisor for BCSEA

Many of BC’s political leaders are already talking about promoting renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions.

An important next step in this election is to get clearer policies from candidates to decarbonize our energy use, with specific commitments for the next four years.

The Victoria Chapter has teamed up with For Our Kids, For Our Grandkids, and Parents 4 Climate to send five questions to local candidates:

Victoria Chapter Update September 2020

COVID-19 is still keeping the Victoria Chapter from many of its usual activities, as we act to keep safe and help limit the spread of the virus.

But we are monitoring sustainable energy action in our neighbourhood, for example: 

July 23 - Group Watch Report

July 23rd Group Watch – report

Victoria Chapter - Update on Government Action

Happy new year from the Victoria Chapter team!

Our first event for 2020 will be an update on government action to cut transportation emissions. Dan Clancy from the Clean Transportation Branch will address Zero-Emission Vehicles, the Clean Energy Vehicle Program and the Specialty Use Vehicle Incentive Program. Get the inside scoop and ask questions.

Victoria Chapter 2018 News


Hello BCSEA members!

We welcome new Steering Committee members, September Smith, Yaqiong Wang and Scott Mellett. And we thank Eleri Davies, Jesse Fraser and Larissa Stendie, who are stepping down – our volunteers make it all happen!