THIS IS LEADERSHIP VANCOUVER ISLAND
Creatively United for the Planet is a non-profit society that supports, showcases and celebrates community solutions and strategies to ensure where we live, work, eat, play and study remains beautiful, vibrant, healthy and resilient.
We know a lot of people are doing amazing things that more people should know about.
In addition to our many events and shareable educational resources, we have created this free, non-profit community information network, resource guide and event hub to share what our community cares about.
This Is Leadership showcases and celebrates local leaders and change-makers with the understanding that real leadership is in the inspired actions people take to improve the quality of life in their community.
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On November 4, 2016, the government of Canada signed the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The goals of this agreement commits Canada to reducing reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% from 2005 levels by the year 2030.read more
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
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.read more
Our names are Franny and Rupert. We are nine and twelve years old. We are environmental rights advocates who work with the Blue Dot movement. We believe that every Canadian has the right to clean water, healthy good, clean air and access to nature.read more
Victoria Community Leadership Awards celebrate the inspiring stories and successes of community leadership in Greater Victoria. For more than a decade, our region’s business, government and community sectors have been recognizing the contributions of people and organizations who demonstrate commitment, inspiration, encouragement and accomplishment.read more
Sometimes, ‘leadership’ is a word too big for its meaning, since leadership can manifest itself in the little actions. Sometimes, ‘leadership’ is a word too small for its meaning, because even if it might be a little action, its effect can be huge. ‘Leadership’ is not...read more
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20 tips to organise a soup event in your home as a way to get to know your neighbours. As a result of our efforts, I currently know the names of at least 100 of my neighbours in Victoria and had lots of benefits as a result.read more
Have you ever been asked the question “Where do you see the world in twenty years?” I have. A few years ago my answer would have been: “I can see a blue sky, green grass and a big bright yellow sun.” If I was asked the same question today, my answer would be this:read more
Eloquence is the poetry of prose.
– William C Bryant
First of all, I was inspired by a quote from Robyn O’Brien. The gestalt was “Keep speaking, even when you’re trembling.” I was trembling.
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.”read more
80 electric cars on Saltspring Island equals 290 tonnes of Green House Gasses no longer emitted per year and 7466 litres of fuel per month no longer shipped to the island!read more