The Kootenay region of British Columbia, renowned for the many beautiful mountains and lakes, has long been environmentally conscious. This came to the forefront in 2016 when SunMine – Canada’s largest solar project and largest solar tracking system – opened on an old mining site near Kimberley earning nationwide attention.
We're excited to announce BCSEA Vancouver’s first Volunteer Onboarding session for 2020.
The BCSEA Vancouver Chapter (BCSEA Van) is a group of volunteers who are driven by their passion to make a difference in the sustainable energy sector. The activities of the Vancouver Chapter are dictated by the following three pillars:
We're sorry that you were not able to attend City Builder Climate Webinar Series: City of Vancouver Spotlight. We hope you’ll watch the video recording of the webinar - the next best thing to being there.
Here are the links to the webinar recording and the presentation slides. Please feel free to share them with your network, and stay tuned for news of our next webinar in the City Builder Climate Series.
On October 3, 2019, the Kamloops Chapter of the BCSEA and Transitions Kamloops co-hosted a non-partisan debate at the Thompson Rivers University. The debate’s topic was the environment and all seven candidates were present, which made for a lively evening punctuated by valuable ideas, laughter and promises which we hope to see materialized in sustainable projects down the road.
On October 10th, the Victoria Chapter teamed up with the Fairfield Gonzales Community Association to host a meeting focused on local action and the City of Victoria’s Climate Leadership Plan.
Last year, the City of Victoria finalized its ambitious plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions and switch the community to 100% renewable energy use. The City is now working out the details of how to achieve this energy revolution. We think they will need everyone’s help to make it work.
Thirty candidates are vying for the four local constituencies of:
If you want to support a candidate committed to climate action and sustainable energy, our questionnaire may help.
We focus on “green” spending and subsidies because tax dollar spending is one of the most powerful ways the federal government affects climate and energy policy. We also address support for municipal climate action planning and moving to a green economy.