Sustainability News

Rossland tells us what makes our community family friendly and how it could be better!

The dr ed – mind the germs: mapping bacteria in the london underground first stage of the Family Friendly Rossland project is comlete.  Check out the Family Friendly Rossland page to discover what makes Rossland Family Friendly.  And what residents think we need to do to make it MORE family friendly.

Call for Proposals - Family Friendly Rossland: Identifying Rossland's Family Friendly Assets

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The Sustainability Commission is calling for proposals from local consultants to prepare a list of Rossland's Family Friendly assets including services, amenities, programs and resources.  This information will be used by the Sustainability Commission and the Lower Columbia Family Action Network to promote Rossland as a Family Friendly Community and to improve family friendly services in Rossland.

Let's Take Visions to Action

Let's Take Visions to Action Event!

Rossland Energy Diet

Start slimming down your energy bill by joining friends and neighbours on an energy diet!!

FortisBC wants to help you, your friends and neighbours get on the right track and start slimming down your energy bill. Sign up to participate in the energy diet and get a free home energy assessment*, financial rebates on energy efficient home upgrades or a free energy efficient lighting upgrade for your small business.

Visions to Action Climate Change Event

Join us Wednesday, Sept 14th: 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Rock Cut Pub in Rossland to watch Al Gore's latest Climate Change Event and stay for a bit of discussion afterwards.

New Newsletter Available!

Sustainability News in Rossland, BC!

Check out what the Sustainability Commission is up to!

 

July 2011 SC Newsletter

Rossland Case Study - Communities Adapting to Climate Change

As part of the CBT Communities Adapting to Climate Change initiative a case study has been created to share the process and the results of Rossland's participation in this project.

 

Check out the Rossland Case Study  or visit the CBT website for more information about this Basin wide project.

New Newsletter Available!

The second Sustainability Commission newsletter of 2011 is now available!

Be sure to sign up on the visionstoaction.ca home page to have the newsletter sent to your inbox 4 times a year.

View the Newsletter Here!

***Rossland Earth Day Celebration!***

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Friday Apr 22, 2011 1:30 am to 8:00 pm

Location: Rossland Miner's Hall

An afternoon and evening event to celebrate this amazing earth we live on AND the fantastic things going on in Rossland.

Program:

1:30-3:00pm 

State of Rossland Community Grading Survey

Now available at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/rosslandgrading. Surveys must be completed by April 15, 2011. Paper copies are available for pick up at City Hall.

The Community Grading Survey will allow residents to indicate how they think we are doing on 32 sustainability indicators that have been examined through the State of Rossland project available at http://www.visionstoaction.ca/state-rossland-report-2010