And other much needed myth debunking in one of our founding members’ article on the Salt Spring Exchange. The article was published yesterday in response to misinformation being spread in the community that the Trustees are prioritizing development over the protection of the environment by passing housing recommendations put forward by the Housing Task Force.
We have created an exhibition: quotes, excerpts, and photos from these heart breaking #GoodbyeSaltSpring stories have been made beautiful by a talented local designer and posted, in a quilt like fashion, on the windows next to Salt Spring Coffee. It’s a powerful display of what’s going on in our community today.
Our second big campaign has just launched for safe cycling here on Salt Spring. Sign our fast growing petition to finish the Salish Sea Trail!
What if we don’t go “back to normal” on Salt Spring?
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.
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.
Thanks to the Vancouver Sun cover story, tens of thousands of people across the province won’t just think about forests, beaches, and the Saturday market when they think about Salt Spring, but also about our severe housing crisis, and how a caring community like ours could have allowed it to get this bad.