Trail Says Yes to 100% Renewable Energy Transition

Trail City Council unanimously voted to transition the community to 100% renewable energy no later than 2050 on Monday, April 25. Trail is the 13th community in the Kootenays to commit to a healthy, safe, and secure community powered by clean and renewable energy. Way to go, Trail!  Trail joins the Kootenay communities of Castlegar, Creston, Fruitvale, Golden, Kaslo, Nelson, New Denver,…

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Let’s Hear it for Golden!

In a unanimous decision Golden Town Council voted on Tuesday, February 15, to join 11 other communities in the Kootenay region to commit to transition to 100% renewable energy across all energy use sectors in their community. Let’s hear it for Golden! This would not have been possible without the hard work of EcoSociety volunteer Calvin Beauschesne. We are lucky to have dedicated people like…

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Let’s hear it for Slocan!

Council votes to adopt your 100% Renewable Energy Plan! Last night, Slocan Village Council voted unanimously to officially adopt the West Kootenay EcoSociety’s 100% Renewable Energy Plan! This means that Slocan has joined other small, rural towns like Kaslo, Warfield, Rossland, Castlegar, and Nelson as leaders in the transition to renewable energy.   The Village of Slocan has…

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Fruitvale you did it!

Let’s take this moment to celebrate: Fruitvale Village Council just unanimously voted to commit to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050! This makes Fruitvale the 10th community in the West Kootenays to commit to this goal and to make a plan for a healthier, safer, and cleaner community. Together with your neighbours, you are leading the way to a 100% renewable energy future! How are you…

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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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