The New Westminster Early and Middle Childhood Development Committee is inviting local families to celebrate spring.
Many people think that adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle is expensive. Although there are some eco-conscious products and practices that can be pricey, most people will find going green doesn't have to cost a lot of money.
HOMEOWNERS in B.C. can continue to collect rebates for making energy saving improvements to their homes.
THE two North Shore school districts and Capilano University paid almost $228,000 in carbon offset costs last year, while the Vancouver Health Authority paid almost $1.8 million in offsets under a provincial scheme that Auditor General John Doyle has criticized as doing little to make the province carbon neutral.
At approximately 7 a.m. on Sunday, March 24, the power went out in our area, the south side of Port Coquitlam, Cameron Avenue and Pitt River Road location.
Did you know that if every driver of a light-duty vehicle in Canada decreased their vehicle idling by three minutes a day, we would collectively save more than 500 million litres of fuel and more than $500 million annually in fuel costs?
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Delta residents joined people across Canada and around the world to recognize Earth Hour over the weekend.
Though residents and communities across B.C. took part in Earth Hour 2013, the cause fell a little flat in the Tri-Cities.
Richmondites are once again being invited to take part in Earth Hour this Saturday, by turning off their lights for an hour on Saturday, March 23 from 8: 30 to 9: 30 p.m.
The Corporation of Delta is once again participating in Earth Hour this year and it's running a contest to encourage residents to do the same.
The City of Burnaby is joining cities around the world tomorrow (March 23) in turning off the lights for an hour to show that by working together, it's possible to conserve energy and take action on climate change.
Spring break is coming to an end but there is still plenty to do during the last few days.
The largest environmental event in history - Earth Hour - is set for March 23. All you have to do to participate is switch off your lights between 8: 30 p.m. and 9: 30 p.m. on Saturday. In 2012, more than 6,700 cities and towns in 152 countries took part in Earth Hour, which is meant as a call to action on climate change. The World Wildlife Fund started Earth Hour in Australia in 2007. More than 2.2 million took part. In 2008, the rest of the world, including Canada, joined in and now it's a global movement. For information on Earth Hour in Canada, see wwf. ca/EarthHour
What are you willing to do to reduce your energy use? Are you willing to wash your laundry in cold water, turn off the lights when you leave the room, take shorter showers and lower the thermostat when you sleep?