Introducing CHEK’s Green Leaf Community Cruiser

Introducing CHEK’s Green Leaf Community Cruiser

Introducing CHEK’s Green Leaf Community Cruiser Ceilidh Millar, Chek News May 3, 2017   WATCH: Watch for CHEK personalities covering community and news events in our Green Leaf Community Cruiser. Ceilidh Millar reports. Watch video here   Electric vehicles or EV’s are accelerating into the mainstream across Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. “Vancouver Island does have a very healthy…

Creatively United for the Planet festival

Creatively United for the Planet festival

Creatively United for the Planet Festival   FRIDAY Friday, April 15, 6 pm – 10 pm, Royal Bay Secondary School Farm-to-Table Gourmet Dinner   Live Music • Dancing • Art Show • Silent Auction 6 – 7 pm: jazz trio, mix n’ mingle • 7 pm: dinner served • 8:30 – 10 pm: live music/dance   SATURDAY Saturday, April 16, …

Power Outage; But Not For LEAF Owners!

Power Outage; But Not For LEAF Owners!

Power Outage; But Not For LEAF Owners! Times Colonist picked up this story Electric-car buff uses vehicle to power Saanich house during storm   Manfred Wissemann, head of the Victoria EV Club, attached jumper cables from his Nissan LEAF’s auxiliary battery to an inverter in order to provide power for home appliances during a recent windstorm.   Photograph By DARREN STONE,…

Royals Event Briefing

Royals Event Briefing

ROYALS  EVENT  BRIEFING Membership Meeting/Coffee Chat Everyone Welcome By Jim Henshaw, Royals Event Organizer Today 1-3 p.m. At the Royal Bay Bakery Organic Bakery Address: 3337 Metchosin Rd, Colwood, BC V9C 2A7 Phone:(250) 478-3717

Open Letter To All BC Municipalities

Open Letter To All BC Municipalities

Open Letter To All BC Municipalities An Open Letter on Climate Change to British Columbia Municipalities March 3, 2016 Dear Mayor and Members of Council: Re: Accelerating the electrification of the transportation sector This open letter communication is from electric vehicle (EV) organizations and supporters representing hundreds of experienced EV owners and outlines the measures that need to be taken…

Unveiling the Historic Picture at the Royal Bay Bakery

Unveiling the Historic Picture at the Royal Bay Bakery

Dear Members, There will be an important meeting for all VEVC members on Saturday March 5, 1-3 pm at the Royal Bay Bakery. Master Baker David Grove, or David as he likes to be called, has allowed us to hang our picture inscribed with all past and present executive board members on his cafeteria wall. I will also ask him…

Hyperloop Transportation Idea

Hyperloop Transportation Idea

Hyperloop Transportation Idea MIT Students Win Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Design Competition By Cole Mellino | February 2, 2016 9:28 am | A team of student engineers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology won Best Overall Design in SpaceX’s competition to design a pod for a Hyperloop system that would transport people through high-speed vacuum tubes. “The public wants something new,” SpaceX…

Dear Premier Clark

Dear Premier Clark

  Dear Premier Clark: Regarding: Accelerating the electrification of the transportation sector. This open letter communication is from electric vehicle (EV) organizations and supporters representing hundreds of experienced EV owners and outlines the measures that need to be taken by the BC government to increase the adoption rate of EVs in the Province. Following the signing of the Paris Agreement…

TeslaXCanada

TeslaXCanada

TeslaXCanada Connecting with Nature in Sedona AZ Posted on January 15, 2016 by silkesf I first went to Sedona with my family as a teenager. I loved it then when I was sixteen and I love it now at the age of…ah, lets skip that…There’s natural beauty here everywhere. It’s hard not to see it. It makes you feel you want…

Self-driving cars; self-flying drones

Self-driving cars; self-flying drones

Self-driving cars; self-flying drones Drone Capable Of Carrying A Human At 100KM Per Hour Unveiled January 8, 2016 | by Robin Andrews Drones are everywhere these days. The proverbial tool of the future, they are used to deliver aid to war-torn areas, fly over inaccessible lava lakes, and take elaborate selfies. The U.S. military are even developing “vampire drones” that…