What A Difference Six Years Makes

The Paris climate talks began today following a weekend where a record-breaking 785,000 people in 175 countries marched in support of strong climate action. In addition almost 1.8 million people of faith signed a petition for compassionate climate action.With nearly 150 Heads of State on hand the COP 21 negotiations began Monday. Hopes are high there will be a strong, new global agreement to tackle climate change.

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Global Connections, Alternative Fuel, Solar Coop and Ride Share

Transition Sunshine Coast CANADA is part of a global network that inspires us all to imagine and create a vibrant future that  has alternatives to fossil fuels.  We embrace building local resilience which is ecologically sustainable while nurturing and celebrating our community.

Global Connections Webcast

You can watch the video of the live stream broadcast from the September 19th International Transition Conference.  Click here for Global Connections Webcast.

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The Little Community That Could


It is patently obvious that this council and you our mayor, only represent one side of the community.  Those with a different idea – a bigger idea, a self sustaining idea, an idea that would make us the envy of all, have been told to be quiet, and not always that nicely.  While we were speaking we could watch your complete disinterest and dismissal.

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Let the Foraging Begin! as Fall Rains Bring on the Mushrooms

Fall is here and that brings welcome rain, especially after our dry summer.

It also brings mushrooms. And mushroom aficionados. Luckily for those of us on the Sunshine Coast there are abundant forests to forage for these delectable fungi. There are also a number of events, forays and classes available.

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Fall Faire Thanks, Story of Cedar, In Transition

Thank you for attending the One Straw Fall Faire!
 We had a great time at the annual Fall Faire!  We had our traditional farmers market, pumpkin carving, apple press contests and raffle!  Thank you to all who entered the contests and congrats to our winners:
Billy - best savoury preserve
Leah - Best sweet preserve
John- Biggest Squash
Rankin - Best Dressed Vegetable

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Are You Ready to Leap?

We start from the premise that Canada is facing the deepest crisis in recent memory.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has acknowledged shocking details about the violence of Canada’s near past. Deepening poverty and inequality are a scar on the country’s present. And Canada’s record on climate change is a crime against humanity’s future.

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Transition Streets: How Small Steps Can Become Massive Change

“You have the power to change the world.”
Two small groups in Langdale and Gibsons put that statement to the test during a recent neighbourhood initiative called Transition Streets. Designed by Transition Town Totnes, UK, the local program was launched in these two locations as a pilot project by Sunshine Coast in Transition [SCiT] and the Earth Stewardship Pilot Project.

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SC Students Explore Nature through the Natural Connections Science Engagement Program

The Natural Connections Science Engagement Program delivered by the Ruby Lake Lagoon Society, enables youth on BC’s Sunshine Coast to learn through hands-on exploration led by local scientists and naturalists in the forest, wetland, freshwater and marine ecosystems of the region.

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Edible Garden Tour August 1 & 2

We are very excited for this years Edible Garden Tour!
You can expect to find a tour bus, guided tours, food, workshops, dinner, local brews and more!

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