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== Sustainability initiatives ==
 
== Sustainability initiatives ==
 
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*[http://www.avtransitiontown.org/ Alberni Valley Transition Town Society]
*UVic Sustainability Project (University of Victoria)
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*[http://cowichangreencommunity.org/ Cowichan Green Community]
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*[http://transitionsooke.org/ Transition Town Sooke]
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*[http://uvsp.uvic.ca/ UVic Sustainability Project] (University of Victoria)
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*[http://www.villagesurrey.ca/ Village Surrey Transition Initiative]
  
 
=== Ecovillages ===
 
=== Ecovillages ===
  
*EcoReality, nascent ecovillage, forming in the Southern Gulf Islands
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*[[EcoReality]], nascent ecovillage, forming in the Southern Gulf Islands
*Kakwa Ecovillage Cooperative - ning site
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*[http://www.kakwaecovillage.com/ Kakwa Ecovillage Cooperative] - [http://kakwaecovillage.ning.com/ ning site]
*Lightwork Ecovillage, Gambier Island, BC
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*[http://ecovillage.lightwork.ca/ Lightwork Ecovillage], Gambier Island, BC
*O.U.R. Ecovillage
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*Yarrow Ecovillage
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*[http://www.ourecovillage.org/ O.U.R. Ecovillage]
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*[http://www.yarrowecovillage.ca/ Yarrow Ecovillage]
  
 
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== Initiatives by topic ==
 
== Initiatives by topic ==
  
 
=== Biodiversity ===
 
=== Biodiversity ===
  
Rivers Without Borders
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[http://www.riverswithoutborders.org/ Rivers Without Borders]
  
 
=== Climate action ===
 
=== Climate action ===
  
Climate Action Secretariat, British Columbia government
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[http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/cas/ Climate Action Secretariat], British Columbia government
  
 
=== Community involvement ===
 
=== Community involvement ===
  
Dogwood Initiative wants to make British Columbia the global model for sustainable land reform.
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[http://www.dogwoodbc.ca/ Dogwood] wants to make British Columbia the global model for sustainable land reform.
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=== Food activism ===
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[http://sookefoodchi.ca/ Sooke Region Food CHI] (Community Health Initiative)
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=== Trees, woodland and forest ===
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[http://www.cumberlandforest.com/ Cumberland Community Forest Society]
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== News and comment ==
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'''2016'''
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The first fully-electric double decker bus in North America unveiled today! Oct 13 <ref>[http://victoriabuzz.com/2016/10/first-fully-electric-double-decker-bus-north-america-unveiled-today/ @Victoria Buzz]</ref>
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Great Bear Rainforest agreement creates 'a gift to the world', February 1 <ref>[http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/great-bear-rainforest-bc-agreement-1.3426034 CBC News]</ref>
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'''2015'''
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This Canadian city is putting climate change warnings on its gas pumps, November 17 <ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/11/17/north-vancouver-climate-change_n_8584202.html huffingtonpost.ca]</ref>
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Opinion: Why Vancouver Island's Walbran Valley rainforest matters, November 12 <ref>[http://www.straight.com/news/576466/jens-wieting-why-vancouver-islands-walbran-valley-rainforest-matters straight.com]</ref>
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'''2014'''
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Opinion: B.C. needs a poverty-reduction plan, November 27 <ref>[http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Opinion+needs+poverty+reduction+plan/10420565/story.html vancouversun.com]</ref>
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== Events ==
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'''2014'''
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May 26 - June 1 [http://www.biketowork.ca/ Bike to Work BC]
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== Resources ==
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=== Maps ===
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[http://www.avtransitiontown.org/localfood/ Alberni Valley Food Map]
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[http://www.pembina.org/bcjobsmap/ BC Clean Energy Jobs Map]
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Latest revision as of 18:11, 21 October 2017

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Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Ecovillages[edit]

Local sustainability initiatives[edit]

Please see our local or city pages via the British Columbia category, where of course you can share any more information you may have about local sustainability initiatives.

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Biodiversity[edit]

Rivers Without Borders

Climate action[edit]

Climate Action Secretariat, British Columbia government

Community involvement[edit]

Dogwood wants to make British Columbia the global model for sustainable land reform.

Food activism[edit]

Sooke Region Food CHI (Community Health Initiative)

Trees, woodland and forest[edit]

Cumberland Community Forest Society

News and comment[edit]

2016

The first fully-electric double decker bus in North America unveiled today! Oct 13 [1]

Great Bear Rainforest agreement creates 'a gift to the world', February 1 [2]

2015

This Canadian city is putting climate change warnings on its gas pumps, November 17 [3]

Opinion: Why Vancouver Island's Walbran Valley rainforest matters, November 12 [4]

2014

Opinion: B.C. needs a poverty-reduction plan, November 27 [5]

Events[edit]

2014

May 26 - June 1 Bike to Work BC

Resources[edit]

Maps[edit]

Alberni Valley Food Map

BC Clean Energy Jobs Map

Local communities in British Columbia[edit]

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: British Columbia, List of protected areas of British Columbia, List of British Columbia Provincial Parks


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. @Victoria Buzz
  2. CBC News
  3. huffingtonpost.ca
  4. straight.com
  5. vancouversun.com


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