A Reflection on Being

I was moved to deep silence when I heard April Hambley share this piece at the Church of Truth – Community of Conscious Living’s regular 11 am Sunday gathering, at 111 Superior St. I love co-creative, collaborative projects and envisioned putting some of... Read more
Open Innovation Challenge

Open Innovation Challenge

Are you ready to unleash your most innovative ideas to help solve Greater Victoria’s real-world challenges and have the chance to win $15,000 in prize money? On November 25, the South Island Prosperity Project brought together residents, local leaders, First... Read more

Site C Update

On November 1st, 2017 the BC Utilities Commission issued its final report to the Government on the Site C Inquiry, which is available for download from the Inquiry website. In response to the Provincial Government Order in Council (OIC) the Commission was instructed... Read more
Car Free Day YYJ 2017

Car Free Day YYJ 2017

Thanks to everyone who came out this past Father’s Day to Car Free Day YYJ and to Andrew Duffy for the coverage of This Is Leadership and End Dyslexia, one of our community members in this week’s paper. More photos inside!

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SHAW TV Pilot Debut

This is the pilot episode of an upcoming six-episode series to air this fall on Shaw TV by This IS Leadership, a program dedicated to showcasing local leadership and changemakers in action!

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Creative Upcycling

Creative Upcyclist and SaltSpring Island textile artist, Jaime Murdoch, leads this fascinating workshop that explores the question: Where do T-shirts come from? And where do they go?

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Naturally Inspired

Thank you to everyone who came out in support of our recent fundraiser at the Robert Bateman Centre, featuring Sherrill Miller’s inspiring presentation The Gift of Change with images by landscape photographer extraordinaire, the late Courtney Milne. Big thanks... Read more

Urban Sanctuaries Project

The Capital Regional District (CRD) has teamed up with many regional partners to celebrate the 2017 centennial of the Migratory Bird Convention Act. The CRD is home to 3 of BC’s 7 bird sanctuaries, in Shoal Harbour, Esquimalt Lagoon and Victoria Harbour.

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HeroWork – Leadership In Action

HeroWork is fastly becoming a household name in Victoria with the many Radical Renovation projects founder Paul Latour has completed with his community-styled events that are akin to a modern day barn raising “where dozens of companies and hundreds of volunteers come together with exceptional cooperation and common vision.”

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The Power of Community

The Power of Community

Having recently attended the Harnessing the Power of Community for Change workshop, jointly sponsored by the newly formed Greater Victoria Acting Together for The Common Good and LeadershipVictoria, I left inspired knowing there is a local group providing training to... Read more
Journey To The Future

Journey To The Future

In futurist Guy Dauncey’s inspiring and timely novel, 24-year-old Patrick Wu journeys to a future world brimming with innovation and hope, where the climate crisis is being tackled, the solar revolution is underway, and a new economy is taking shape.

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Think Local First

Think Local First

When we support independent, locally-owned businesses everyone wins. Shop Local programs take a leadership position in creating economic stability and resiliency through awareness. The leading reasons why shopping local is important can be found... Read more
T-Souke Nation Leads Way

T-Souke Nation Leads Way

The T’Sou-ke Nation solar program is an international success story. T’Sou-ke began its journey to become a sustainable solar community in 2008 with a comprehensive community planning process that involved everyone, including children.

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