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.

Transition Sooke members join demonstrators from across the province to protect Fairy Creek from old-growth logging. 

Latest News

  • The council of Sooke adopted “Low Carbon Resilience (LCR)” as its definition of “Climate First”. Read here why this approach is problematic.
  • May 2021 newsletter published: Transition Sooke’s Official Community Plan raises awareness, upcoming Town Halls focused on growth and Fairy Creek protests. View here.
  • Front page article in Sooke News Mirror: Transition Sooke calls for slower growth. Read it here.  
  • Transition Sooke news release – “Sooke needs to slow growth to meet the climate challenge” – and offered a low carbon/slow growth alternative to the growth scenarios proposed by the consultant preparing the Official Community Plan (OCP). Read the news release 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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