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EcoSociety is proud sponsor of Deconstructing Dinner

The Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival returns with 12 documentary films over 5 days at 5 venues. The schedule for 2016 is spread out between October 26 and November 12 – making it much easier for lovers of good food and drink to attend more events. October 26 at the Civic Theatre is RACING EXTINCTION – from the Academy Award winning filmmakers of The Cove. Spanning the globe to…

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Monthly Kootenay Climate Vigils

  Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative invites you to the Kootenay Climate Vigils. On the 22nd of every month, a local faith group will host a climate vigil in the tradition of their spiritual practice. The event could be a prayer vigil, a discussion, a potluck, a combination, or something else completely. The location, time of day and duration will vary each month. All are…

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100% Renewable Kootenays kicks-off on June 18

By Montana Burgess I moved to the Kootenays for the lush forests and fertile land. I feel truly alive when I breath the clean air and swim in the fresh water. I love digging through the dirt in my garden, turning in my compost and planting last year’s carrot and marigold seeds. And I would love to spend all my time working in my garden, taking in the mountain beauty around me. But I can’t.…

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West Kootenays showed up strong for bold climate action

by Montana Burgess Last night, I had the great privilege of co-facilitating Nelson’s Climate Action Town Hall, hosted by Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament, Wayne Stetski. Almost 250 Nelson and area residents packed into the Prestige Lakeside Resort’s meeting room. It's not too late to add your voice. >Click here to send your message to Canada's Environment and Climate…

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Local citizens show up with clear message for bold climate action at Nelson climate change town hall

Local residents, constituents and citizens from a broad set of social and environmental groups are demanding bold climate action at the climate change town hall hosted by Kootenay-Columbia riding MP, Wayne Stetski, in Nelson on Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30pm at the Prestige Hotel. Part of the “People’s Climate Plan,” citizens in Nelson are joined by others across Canada who are taking advantage of…

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Climate Action Town Hall – Nelson & Area (Climate Consultation)

Wednesday, May 25 @ 6:30pm Nelson Climate Action Town Hall >RSVP< Join your community to prepare for the Nelson town hall, hosted by MP Wayne Stetski, on Canada's climate action plan: Wednesday, May 25 @ 6:30pm at the Prestige Hotel RSVP. The town hall will be filmed and all statements, visuals, and footage will be presented to the Canadian Government on behalf of Nelson. Let's get…

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