Green jobs and cutting carbon pollution in BC’s new climate plan

By Montana Burgess Today the BC Government released its new plan, CleanBC, to tackle the Province’s carbon pollution. In the Premier’s speech he reminded us of how Grand Forks was devastated by flooding this year and of the impacts of wildfires in our communities. This is the much-needed framework for BC to transition to our low-carbon future. The plan addresses many of the biggest challenges in…

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Penguin wrapped in Christmas lights, solar panel in background, beautiful sunset & snow falling.

Holiday Gift Cards – give EcoSociety!

Want an easy, feel-good solution for your holiday gifting needs? Give the gift of EcoSociety! Choose from one of our four delightful designs, write your own personal message, and we'll add a certificate with the amount you wish to give in the recipient's name. Option #1: Renewable Energy House         Option #2: Holiday Bears Option #3: Starry Winter               Option #4: Solar Penguin by…

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2018 Raffle Winners

The grand finale has come and gone, so it's time to share who the of the 2018 raffle winners are! BC Gaming & Event License #107503 Brand new Pedego Electric Bike - Coby Vandergaast - Ticket #3547 Couples Homecall Massage from Christine Sutherland, RMT - Robin Cherbo - Ticket #1887 Homecall or Clinic Massage from Christine Sutherland, RMT - Sean Ryan - Ticket #2519 Adult Pass to Kokanee…

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Winter Craft Fair Coming Soon!

As the days get shorter and the skies get grayer, it's a sign that winter will soon be upon us! And what better event to warm the cockles of your heart than EcoSociety's annual Winter Craft Fair? On December 8th from 10 am to 4 pm come join us at the Central School Gym at 811 Stanley Street in Nelson. With over 30 vendors with marvelous works made with their own hands, this is something worth…

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Text: A better future is possible - give the gift of hope. Image: Wind turbines, solar panels & sun, giving hand with bright heart

Giving Tuesday – Giving Hope

Climate change is the biggest challenge of our times, yet world leaders aren't taking action fast enough. Cities and regions are leading the transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050. And we're right there with them, building a model to advance climate action at the community level. Through grassroots organizing, we're bringing people from all walks of life together to use our collective power…

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Now Hiring: EcoSociety’s Energy Planning Director

Start Date: December 1, or as soon as possible Salary: $52,000-$58,000 annually Job type: full-time, two-year contract, renewable depending on funding Location: West Kootenays, location is flexible Since 1994, West Kootenay EcoSociety works to preserve wild places, air and water for future generations; to take action to reduce the crisis of climate change; and to promote sustainable local food…

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