Holiday Message from the Metchosin Foundation 2019

Recent communications to the Metchosin Foundation have stimulated discussions about grassroot responses to decarbonization and greenhouse gas reduction. A natural synergy exists between these efforts and the Foundation’s mandate to pursue action and education on local environmental issues. The Foundation has been exploring ways that it could include some of these efforts inside of its funding mand ...

Community Foundations Conference visits Metchosin–June 6, 2019

Canada's annual Community Foundations Conference took place in Victoria this year, hosted by the Victoria Foundation (VF). The Metchosin Foundation helped the VF to organize an outing in Metchosin for conference participants. Two dozen of the more than 700 participants arrived on a bus on Thursday, June 6, to look at rural life in Metchosin and some of the work of the Metchosin Foundation.Metchosi ...

2019 Metchosin Foundation AGM

On June 1, 2019, the Metchosin Foundation hosted its Annual General Meeting at the Metchosin Community House. The meeting began with a retrospective of the last year's work, reported by Chair Chris Pratt and the other Directors. After the report, local eco-futurist Guy Dauncey challenged the audience to continue and intensify local efforts to counter anthropogenic global warming. The talk was foll ...