COMMUNITY NEWS

REVISED Strategic Sector Report - January 22, 2015

Please click this link to be taken to the latest revision of the Strategic Sectors Study Report prepared by EcoPlan which includes the latest comments from sector stakeholders. The RDMW is inviting comments on the action items identified for each sector in the report. If you have questions, please call Pat English, Manager of Economic Development at 250-956-3301.

Regional District declared Carbon Neutral in 2012!

Climate change is a global challenge. The RDMW has committed to reduce and offset our corporate emissions and in recognition of this effort we have been awarded Level 3 recognition - "Achievement of Carbon Neutrality" by the joint Provincial-Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Green Communities Committee (GCC).

Launching the Hornsby Appeal

In 2013, after nearly a decade of difficulties concerning the final fate of the artefact due to its condition and known significance, the Regional District of Mount Waddington, local government and owner of the artefact, will move the Hornsby Steam Crawler to a piece of public land in Coal Harbour, a community close to its historical area of operation around Holberg Inlet. While many steam aficionados understandably wish to privately own and restore this piece of history at another location, it belongs to the people of the Mount Waddington region and needs instead to be affordably and appropriately housed, protected and interpreted for future generations. To achieve this, donations and sponsorship are required.

Woss Electrical Vehicle (EV) Charging Unit available for use

Woss had a fast EV charger installed in 2012, allowing electrical vehicles to charge their engines in well under an hour in may cases. Along with other units located in Port Hardy, Telegraph Cove and Sayward, there is no reason not to tour the whole Island in your EV!
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