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March 26, 2011 - 8:30pm
The world's 5th annual Earth Hour continued to build on the growing success of the past half-decade. This year, BC Hydro reported nearly twice the conservation when compared to 2010. For more information, click the link below and/or read updates in the News Releases.
Sustainable Communities Conference
February 8-10, 2011
Put on by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and hosted outside of Ottawa for the first time this year by the City of Victoria and the Capital Region, this conference presents a tremendous opportunity for local government climate change and sustainable development leaders from across the country to build partnerships for collaboration, innovation and more...
Victoria Transformational Lecture Series: Gordon Howell
November 18, 2010, 5:30
Gordon Howell, an electrical engineer with a focus on solar electric power, will speak about net zero energy housing in the Antechamber at Victoria City Hall. The talk will discuss learning from the early net zero houses in Edmonton, including issues around policy development, municipal planning and worker training. The lecture series is hosted by the Cascadia Region Green Building Council.
Vancouver Transformational Lecture Series: Brenna Bell
November 18, 2010, 5:30
Brenna Bell, Environmental lawyer and educator and co-founder of Tryon Life Community Farm, will speak about lessons in community-based sustainable design at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver. This talk will discuss Recode's successful campaign to legalize the re-use of graywater in Oregon, drawing lessons about how we can unleash community driven planning to facilitate decentralized, coordinated innovation in the values and practices of sustainable urban living. The lecture series is hosted by the Cascadia Region Green Building Council.
Building SustainAble Communities Conference
November 16 & 17, 2010
The Fresh Outlook Foundation is hosting its 4th Building SustainAble Communities conference in Kelowna. The following speakers will back by popular demand: Dr. Bill Rees, Dr. Hans Schreier, Mark Holland, Tom Osdoba and Angus McAllister.
Vancouver Transformational Lecture Series: Sevag Pogharian
October 28, 2010, 5:30
Sevag Pogharian, principal and founder of Sevag Pogharian Design, will speak about The Net Zero Energy Life in Canada at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver. He is pushing the borders of net zero buildings by creating the Alstonvale Net Zero House, one of the winning projects in Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s EQuilibrium™ Sustainable Housing Demonstration Initiative. The lecture series is hosted by the Cascadia Region Green Building Council.
2010 Power Smart Forum
October 25-27, 2010
The Power Smart Forum is BC’s leading energy conservation conference, attracting delegates, speakers and industry experts from across North America. The forum will include plenary, breakout and workshop sessions focused on this year’s theme: Building the Green Economy.
International Walk to School Week
October 4-8, 2010
International Walk to School Week gives children, parents, school teachers and community leaders an opportunity to be part of a global event as they celebrate the many benefits of walking: community, health, environmental responsibility. In 2009, millions of walkers from around the world walked to school together for various reasons – all hoping to create communities that are safe places to walk.
Gaining Ground 2010
October 4-7, 2010
The 2010 Gaining Ground Conference is targeted to practitioners and advocates across a range of fields working to advance and accelerate urban sustainability in Vancouver and North America. Each full day will focus on a different theme: Governance and Industry Collaboration, Green Economy and Community Engagement and Social Innovation.
Victoria Transformational Lecture Series: David Korten
September 30, 2010, 5:30 p.m.
David Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World and Agenda for a New Economy, will speak about creating a real wealth economy for a just and sustainable Cascadia in the Antechamber at Victoria City Hall. Korten is a visionary proponent of a planetary system of local living economies. The lecture series is hosted by the Cascadia Region Green Building Council.
Vancouver Transformational Lecture Series: David Korten
September 30, 2010, 12:30 p.m.
David Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World and Agenda for a New Economy, will speak about creating a real wealth economy for a just and sustainable Cascadia at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver. Korten is a visionary proponent of a planetary system of local living economies. The lecture series is hosted by the Cascadia Region Green Building Council.
Organic Okanagan Festival
September 26, 2010, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Okanagan’s finest green living exposition will take place at Summerhill Pyramid Winery. The Organic Okanagan Festival is a community-based event that showcases our growing green choices.
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