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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So many events this week!

Nelson, Castlegar, Trail, we’re coming to see you this week with these events you won’t want to miss: October 1 Nelson Public Library and Nelson at its Best jointly present the film The Public, Tuesday October 1, 7:00 pm at the Civic Theatre. Admission is by donation. Followed by a panel discussion on timely and relevant local issues. And the film has Emilio Estevez. When was the last time we saw…

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Castlegar for 100% Renewable Energy

Almost 1,000 people in Castlegar have said yes to 100% renewable energy. Add your name right now www.renewablekootenays.ca And join us at Castlegar City Council meeting on July 15 at 5:30pm to stand up for a healthy and safe town, clean energy, and a strong economy. Your voice matters. https://www.facebook.com/WestKootenayEcoSociety/videos/1598940620239326/

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Over 30 local businesses & organizations support 100% renewable energy

Over 30 local businesses and organizations have signed-on to support the transition to 100% renewable energy no later than 2050 in their West Kootenay communities. Groups that have signed-on to support this transition to 100% renewable energy are from diverse sectors ranging from retailers, restaurants, fitness businesses, green building and energy companies to health practitioners, faith…

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Keynote speaker from rural Canadian city going 100% renewable coming

The West Kootenays is an area made up of small cities, towns, villages, and rural regions. While we can learn from big cities and their renewable energy plans, we also need to work closely with other rural communities to share information and energy solutions.  Oxford County is Ontario's first municipality to make a commitment to 100% renewable energy and Zero Waste and has a population size…

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Renewable Energy Conference: Register today!

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is hosting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Conference in Castlegar at the Community Complex on September 7-9. Inspiring and knowledgeable municipal leaders from Canadian cities that have committed to transition to 100% renewable energy in their community energy use no later than 2050 will be speaking at the conference. Residents from across the West…

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