Housing solutions are climate action: Climate strike speech

Our coordinator Aina Yasue spoke at the recent Global Climate Strike on Salt Spring about the interconnections between housing, climate, community, and justice.

Transitions Salt Spring Gets It!

Check out Transition Salt Spring’s recent article in the Driftwood asking the Trust to keep community in their mandate.

Two important issues to engage on this week

Here are opportunities to fight systemic racism here on Salt Spring, and get involved with solutions. The Climate Action Plan is also asking for you to engage in their innovative public participation process.

Reimagining Salt Spring: forward for the better, not “back to normal”

What if we don’t go “back to normal” on Salt Spring?

Islands Trust urged to “Show your plan” on affordable housing with vibrant rally 

A growing movement to encourage local government bodies to work harder on bold and systemic solutions to the housing crisis held a positive rally this morning at the Islands Trust offices.

Solutions for Housing and Climate

What if action on housing was also action on the climate? These five solutions show how.

What if housing action was climate action?

There is no zero sum game between housing people and protecting our precious island from environmental harm. Housing solutions are also climate solutions.

Rally on National Housing Day

The Islands Trust has been presented a list of solutions they can take to ease the housing crisis and preserve and protect. Join our positive, solutions oriented rally November 22!

Immediate actions for the housing crisis

We have submitted a formal letter to the Islands Trust, documenting actions the LTC can take, immediately and without further study, to ease the affordable housing crisis today.

The Islands Trust is wavering on housing

The islands trust still isn’t taking affordable housing seriously. Our list of solutions the Trust can do – today – provides a roadmap. But we need your help to make sure they listen.