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.

Solutions for environment must include people – Times Colonist

We published a response in the Times Colonist to accusations that maintaining some affordable housing for working people will lead to the destruction of nature on Salt Spring.

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?

Taking the message to Victoria

The Rally for housing solutions was amazing! Thanks for all who showed up. Now we need to show the wider Trust Council that housing action is climate action.

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!