Provincial actions

Okanagan Climate Hub Response mentioned in BC’s 2024 Budget Consultation Report

Recently, OCH penned a response to the public consultation on BC’s Budget, commenting on the climate dimensions of government spending. We were most gratified to learn that our input was quoted in the government’s response document. Here is a link to the full Report on the BC Government Budget Consultation for 2024, and here is …

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The Okanagan’s Response to the BC Government Royalty Review

What is the royalty review (from WE-CAN, via Dogwood)?Following widespread public pressure opposing fossil fuel subsidies during the 2020 provincial election campaign, the NDP committed to reviewing oil and gas royalties. In October, the government released an expert assessment that confirmed that the current system is “broken,” is a bad deal for British Columbians, and …

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#Candles4Climate Candlelight Vigil

On December 13th we gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember those lost in fires, floods, and the heat dome.  We’ve all had to learn some new weather vocabulary, like atmosphere river, atmospheric lake, heat dome, polar vortex, and many more.  It’s important to address the damage and losses caused by our continuing dependence on …

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