BC's EV Charging Stations "Off to a Good Start"
A growing number of drivers are plugging into B.C.’s public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Over 350 of B.C.’s 550 public charging stations are tracked by Powertech Labs, a BC Hydro subsidiary, and the data show that the number of vehicle charging sessions at those stations doubled between August 2013 and August 2014. Read more.
posted on 9:19 AM, October 17, 2014
The Village of Granisle is inviting local residents to a public workshop on October 22 (10 am - 3 pm) to provide input for the development of a sustainability plan for the community. All residents of Granisle and the surrounding area are welcome to participate.
posted on 10:46 AM, October 6, 2014
Would you like to build your skills and experience as a volunteer member of the Fraser Basin Council's Youth Committee? We're recruiting! Find out more.
posted on 11:54 AM, August 19, 2014
(August 6, 2014) The Fraser Basin Council directors and staff are deeply saddened by news of the Mount Polley Mine tailings dam failure and subsequent downstream impacts. FBC is following the situation closely and today issued a statement of support for affected communities. Read more.
Climate Adaptation Resources
The BC Regional Adaptation Collaborative (BC RAC) program has funded important tools for tackling flood risks associated with sea level rise. This is of particular interest to BC local authorities and professionals with responsibilities in flood hazard management.
See Adaptation Resources to download Sea Level Rise Adaptation Primer: A Toolkit to Build Adaptive Capacity on Canada’s South Coasts and other resources on coastal adaptation.
Also visit ReTooling for Climate Change for a database of adaptation resources.
Looking for a good wrap-up of FBC's work in 2013-2014?
Check out our report Sustainability Action: 2013-2014 Annual Highlights.