Transition Sooke is a citizen’s initiative seeking common-sense steps towards a resilient and sustainable community. Transition Sooke is part of a worldwide movement called Transition Towns that focuses on regaining control of the future of our communities by reducing:
- Dependence on fossil fuels
- Impacts of climate change
- Our vulnerability to global economic instability
Feb 22, 4 pm. Coldest Night of the Year Help support the Sooke Shelter Society. Donate to Transition Sooke’s team. Info here
Feb 24, 7 pm. Sooke Region’s Earth Day 2020. Come out and help organize this April 25 event. Harbourside Co-Housoing. Contact Ann Clement if you can attend.
Feb 25, 7 pm – 8:30 pm. Climate Healing Circle facilitated by Moki Tacon. Last of a series of four sessions; may continue. For more information, contact Moki. Harbourside Co-Housing, 6683 Horne Road
Feb 26, 7 pm. Transition Sooke AGM, Harbourside Co-Housing
Feb 29, 10 am – 3 pm. Seedy Saturday Transition Sooke will have a table! Info here. EMCS
March 2, 7 pm Meeting of the Green Energy Action Team. Contact Lily Mah-Sen
March 4, 7 pm. Regular meeting of Transition Sooke (first Wednesday of the month). All welcome, Harbourside Co-Housing, 6683 Horne Road (agendas and minutes posted here)
March 5, 7 pm. Divestment from Fossil Fuels Climate Action Team. All welcome. For location, contact Jo Phillips.
March 7, 10 am. Inaugural meeting of Food Security/Local Agriculture Climate Action Team. All welcome. Contact Stephen Hindrichs for location
March 18, 6:30 pm. Zero Waste Sooke regular meeting. Sooke Public Library. Contact Wendy O’Connor.
April 3, Global Climate Strike, Victoria
April 12, 11 am – 1 pm. Region-Wide Clean-Up Day coinciding with Surfrider’s Whiffin Spit Cleanup. Contact Wendy O’Connor
April 22 Honour Our Earth candlelight vigil, downtown Sooke
April 25, all day. Earth Day festivities, Sooke Community Hall (see above)
- Climate Emergency Workshop success
- Conversations with the federal candidates
- More than 50 people attend Sooke’s Green New Deal Town Hall to search for solutions to tackle the Climate Emergency
- Dahr Jamail: Addressing Climate Disruption is a moral imperative
- EV Extravaganza Success!
- Climate Emergency – A range of actions to address climate change in the Sooke community
- Zero Waste Sooke – Citizen’s initiative to eliminate all forms of waste in the community
- Wild Wise Sooke – Keeping our wildlife wild and our citizens safe
- Sooke Multi-Belief Initiative – Developing a Sooke Region Compassionate Action Plan
- Pesticide Education Group – Educating the community on pesticides and their alternatives
- Book Club – Informal, friendly and lively discussions about thoughtful books on contemporary issues