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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We’ll be back! (We’re not actually leaving.)

  Health and safety come first. We’re sorry to have to leave, but due to COVID-19, we can’t bring people together to collaborate and accomplish amazing things in person, so we’re closing our Nelson and Trail offices for now. To be clear, we’re still working remotely, we’re just closing our physical office spaces because we can’t use them for the foreseeable future.  We’re closing our…

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POSTPONED: Showing of David Suzuki’s latest film

POSTPONED: David Suzuki was coming to Trail to speak on May 1, and we were going to show his latest film in anticipation. We hope to find another way to share Beyond Climate, a documentary about climate change in BC and have a discussion.  David Suzuki narrates the new film directed by Ian Mauro, a University of Winnipeg environmental scientist, geographer and filmmaker. Following the…

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Volunteers made us Trail’s Business of the Year

Okay, we didn’t see that coming! We blogged about being honoured to be nominated for Business of the Year at the Trail Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards. We honestly didn’t expect to win, so we were excited, grateful and a bit shocked when we found out we did. Setting up an office for an environmental organization in a new town could have been daunting. Some people were very open…

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Green home show getting ready to energize Trail

Trail’s first ever Green Home, Energy & Transportation Show is happening November 14 at the Riverbelle. Come by to find out all about green energy, home energy efficiency, zero emission cars and more. There’s never been a trade show like this in Trail. It’s an opportunity to talk to tradespeople who can answer all your questions about green home energy retrofits and renewable energy…

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It’s an honour just to be nominated

We have to say thank you to the people in the Lower Columbia. The Trail Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards are tomorrow night, and we were nominated in three categories: Go Green, Community Impact and Business of the Year. We made it as a finalist in the Business of the Year category. Yay! While we fully expect one of the other well-deserving nominees to win, we’re thrilled that in…

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