Welcome to Transition Sooke

Community • Resilience • Climate

Transforming to a just, sustainable society

Transition Sooke is a citizen-based, volunteer, public-interest group focused on co-creating a sustainable, resilient and secure community that meets the challenges of the climate emergency in the Sooke region.

For more information on Transition Sooke, visit here.

Latest News

  • Wednesday March 22 – Transition Sooke held its 2022 Annual General Meeting as a hybrid meeting (library in-person/online Zoom). Members passed the yearly financial report and approved the minutes for the 2021 AGM. Alan Dolan made a presentation on the highlights of 2022. Thanks were given to all the directors on the present Steering Committee. Four directors of the present committee were acclaimed — Lily Mah-Sen, Susan Belford, Jo Phillips, and Alan Dolan. One new Director was acclaimed — Paula Johanson.
  • Saturday March 25 – Come visit Transition Sooke’s table at the annual “Seedy Saturday” event at the Sooke Community Hall, 10 am – 3 pm.
  • Sunday March 26 – 10 am – 3:30 pm. Public Forum. The Time Is Now: Building Community Resilience Together. Sooke Community Hall. The forum gets underway at 10 am with a keynote address by Gord Baird, Highlands councillor, Chair of the CRD Regional Water Commission, farmer, and consultant on regenerative water and sewage systems. In the afternoon, there will be small group discussions on a broad range of topics including; tiny homes, zero waste, car sharing co-ops, climate anxiety and council advocacy. More information, contact Susan C: dolcla@islandnet.com.
  • March 2023 newsletter: Transition Sooke hosts “The Time is Now: building a resilient community together”, a new series about water, Yarn Swap by Zero Waste Sooke and Transition Sooke attended the rally against Old-Growth logging. Read the newsletter here.
  • February 2023 newsletter: Transition Sooke’s Strategic Plan Event Focuses on Building Relationships, more EV charging stations in Sooke, United for Old Growth rally and book review of Paulette Steeves’ The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere. Read the newsletter here.

Council Watchdog – Transition Sooke volunteers regularly attend all District of Sooke meetings and prepare short summaries that are available here.

Transition Sooke Picnic and Discussion: What We Are Learning from COVID-19
at John Phillips Park

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