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AGM nears - Guest Speaker Dr. Paul Martiquet, Smart Home Heating workshop

Posted: Fri February 13, 2015
The Sunshine Coast Clean Air Society Annual General Meeting Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 1 pm Stalashen Club House - 1585 Field Road, Wilson Creek Guest Speaker Dr. Paul Martiquet Sunshine Coast Medical Officer, Vancouver…

AGM is just around the corner

Posted: Fri January 23, 2015
Attend our 2015 AGM February 22, 2015, 2 pm Stalashen Club House - 1585 Field Road, Wilson Creek Guest speaker: Dr. Paul Martiquet, Sunshine Coast Medical Officer, Vancouver Coastal Health Topic: Local Air Quality and…

AGM set for February 22, 2015 - 2pm

Posted: Fri January 09, 2015
All are welcome to attend the SCCAS AGM Get involved - learn what you can to to protect the environment on the Sunshine Coast Location: Stalashen Club House - 1585 Field Road, Wilson Creek Guest…

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Posted: Sat January 03, 2015
View our Winter 2015 Society Newsletter below: http://www.cleanaironthecoast.com/files/newsletters/Clean_Air_Newsletter_Winter_2015.pdf

Ministry of Environment announces BC’s 2014-‘15 Wood Stove Exchange Program

Posted: Mon November 10, 2014
The Province is providing $190,000 to communities throughout British Columbia to encourage residents to replace their old wood stoves with cleaner burning models. Together thirteen communities/regional districts are receiving funding from the Ministry of Environment…

The Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM)  endorsed a motion regarding the transfer of coal to Texada

Posted: Wed October 01, 2014
B92 Environmental Assessments for Thermal Coal Transport Sunshine Coast RD WHEREAS assessment studies provided to Port Metro Vancouver have not assessed the environmental or health impacts related to the release of thermal coal dust during…

Howe Sound Stakeholders meet with MPs Weston and Carrie

Posted: Thu August 28, 2014
Howe Sound Stakeholders Meeting with MP (West Vancouver, Sunshine Coast, Sea to Sky) John Weston MP (Oshawa) Colin Carrie, parliamentary secretary to Department of the Environment, Government of Canada Monday, August 25, 2014, 3:00-4:30 p.m.…

The SCCAS Summer 2014 Newsletter

Posted: Thu June 26, 2014
Click on this PDF file below to view our newsletter: Newsletter Summer 2014 Thanks Jools, for the great effort!

2014 Wine Tasting Fund Raiser for the Clean Air Society

Posted: Wed April 02, 2014
Time and place: Saturday, April 12th 2014 from 7-9:30 pm at the Seaside Centre Learn about wines at a fun, informative event Selected wines, including: Organic wines from Vancouver Island and Chile -- these wineries…

Wine Tasting fundraiser April 12, 2014 at Seaside Centre in Sechelt

Posted: Fri March 07, 2014
The Sunshine Coast Clean Air Society is pleased to present an evening of Wine Tasting at the Seaside Centre in Sechelt on Saturday, April 12, 2014 7-9:30 pm. Live music, appetizers, fine wines and great…

Notice of SCAMMERS (operating under the disguise of the CAS)

Posted: Wed January 29, 2014
It has come to our attention that some scammers have been operating under the false disguise of Clean Air Society members/staff. The Clean Air Society is not involved in a door-to-door survey about air quality.…

Michael J. Bradley is our guest speaker at our AGM

Posted: Tue January 21, 2014
Guest Speaker is Michael J. Bradley New Tools for Sustainable Thinking: Sustainable tools in use today and the issues they have helped to pinpoint. The talk will be illustrated with examples from the forest products sector. Michael J.…

No Incineration Campaign on the Sunshine Coast

Posted: Mon January 20, 2014
Powell River’s Mark Biagi, M.S. has a most excellent video on no incineration that is scientifically and community based. Sustainable Coast magazine just posted an article titled "Selfie" No Incineration Campaign Launched by Zero Waste…

Want to join the Sunshine Coast Tobacco Task Force??

Posted: Mon December 16, 2013
I don’t know… what is it? The Sunshine Coast Tobacco Task Force will be a small, effective, community-based working group that looks at advancing tobacco free spaces on the Coast. It will be supported by…

Opposition to a Coal Transfer Facility at Fraser Surrey Docks and Transportation to Texada Island!

Posted: Sun December 15, 2013
The Sunshine Coast Clean Air Society is opposed to a coal transfer facility at Fraser Surrey Docks and the transport of coal to Texada Island on the Sunshine Coast. See the letter below: Coal_Dust_-_Letter_to_Port_Metro_Vancouver.pdf

Clean Air Society December 2013 Newsletter

Posted: Wed December 11, 2013
The August 2013 CAS Newsletter is the link below: Click here for the December 2013 Newsletter in PDF format.

Air pollution ‘still harming Europeans’ health’

Posted: Wed October 16, 2013
Air pollution is continuing to damage European citizens' health and the environment, latest figures show. The European Environment Agency (EEA) listed tiny airborne particles and ozone as posing a "significant threat". However, the authors said…

Clean Air Society August 2013 Newsletter

Posted: Tue August 27, 2013
The August 2013 CAS Newsletter is the link below: Click here for the August 2013 Newsletter. In PDF format.

10 Easy Steps for Clean Air Day

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013
Breathing polluted air affects your lung health now and in the future. Here are some simple actions you can take to reduce air pollution and to keep the air cleaner and healthier for everyone to…

April Newsletter and update

Posted: Sun April 07, 2013
MESSAGE FROM JEFF HOAG, PRESIDENT OF THE SUNSHINE COAST CLEAN AIR SOCIETY 2012 has been a year of steady progress for cleaner air on the Sunshine Coast. Another successful Wood Stove Exchange program is underway.…

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