Public and Private Potable Water Systems and Existing and Emerging Water Conservation Strategies On June 15, 2023 Salt Spring Solutions, the SSI Watershed Protection Alliance and Transition Salt Spring co-hosted a free community workshop focused on the opportunities and challenges of using potable rainwater on the islands for commercial, institutional and multiunit development. The workshop… Continue reading Navigating Water Needs in a Housing Crisis
By Mairi Welman A commentary by the co-chair of Salt Spring Solutions, published in the Times Colonist. To see the original article, please follow this link. Lack of housing is an issue in communities large and small across Canada. However, one of the key reasons that solving the housing crisis on Salt Spring Island has… Continue reading Gulf Islanders need housing solutions
We are thrilled that the acquisition of the land has been completed! completed! Now, the community that made this park a reality can turn to the creation of the park itself.
The campaign to acquire 75 acres on Hwmet’utsum (Mt. Maxwell) for a community park took a major leap forward Monday night (September 19), with a fund-raising dinner at Foxglove Farm.
We write today with some good news, finally, about safe cycling on Salt Spring, and the vision for the Salish Sea Trail network connecting Fulford to Vesuvius and the rest of our region. Plus, info about a fun ride next Wednesday with our MLA Adam Olsen.
2 years of building a community coalition have culminated in the campaign for the public acquisition of 75 acres on Hwmet’utsum (Mount Maxwell)!
Thanks to the dozens of islanders who filled the PARC meeting yesterday in support of public acquisition of 75 acres of forest on Hwumet’utsum – Mount Maxwell! We are in AWE!
The Salish Sea Trail Network Working Group has been hard at work creating an engaging way to communicate our vision and goals on filling the missing link from Fulford to Vesuvius harbour on the island. Take a look:
Our coordinator Aina Yasue spoke at the recent Global Climate Strike on Salt Spring about the interconnections between housing, climate, community, and justice.
Check out Transition Salt Spring’s recent article in the Driftwood asking the Trust to keep community in their mandate.