September 20, 2012

Documentary of Year 3 of YesBC's signature youth-driven event "Off the Grid Festival" and Greater Victoria Youth Climate Action Summit.


September 20, 2012

Documentary of Year 2 of YesBC's signature youth-driven event "Off the Grid Festival" and Greater Victoria Youth Climate Action Summit.

May 24, 2012 - Times Colonist

Off the Grid Music Festival featuring performances by Mindil Beach Markets, The Archers, Fir Cone, AdHoc and Ironslide

May 22, 2012 - Goldstream News Gazette

Human and Solar to Power Up the Sound Stage at this Youth-Driven Event at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site

May 4, 2012 - CTV Vancouver Island

A CTV news story on the cc350 Victoria bike relay.


December 20, 2011 - CTV Vancouver Island News

High school students in Victoria, BC had a rare opportunity to speak with students in Durban, South Africa via Skype. They talked about climate change and the UN climate conference taking place in Durban. They even managed to talk about rugby, beaches and other topics of interest to teenagers!

December 20, 2011 - Times Colonist, Victoria BC

September 27, 2011 - Huffington Post

Victoria, BC teenagers visit the Tarsands on their summer vacation to see for themselves what's going on up there.

September 19, 2011 - CTV VI

Victoria scientists and climate change activists took part in a world-wide phenomenon as part of Al Gore's latest project to draw attention to the climate crisis. It was part of a full day event called "24 Hours of Reality" in which experts in every time zone broadcast the reality of the climate crisis.

April 21, 2011 - /A\ News Vancouver Island

/A\ News Story covering YesBC's Off the Grid Festival and Youth Climate Action Summit

April 15, 2011 - Focus Magazine

YesBC has organized the first Greater Victoria Youth Climate Action Summit and Off the Grid Music and Art Festival by closely drawing on the insights and opinions of regional senior secondary school students.

March 16, 2011 - Saanich News

Students from the global studies class at Claremont have been learning to farm through Growing-Young-Farmers, a program launched by organic farming advocate Dave Friend and aimed at teaching school-aged kids how to produce their own food. They met with Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May on the mountain Wednesday, in an effort to make food security a priority for all levels of government.

February 28, 2011 - Goldstream News Gazette

Part youth summit and part environmental party, Greater Victoria students will flood into Langford for an “off the grid” sustainability conference and music festival in April.


January 19, 2010 - UBYSSEY

"Refresh, Rethink, Renew" conference held at Marine Drive residences at UBC


December 17, 2009 - /A\ News Vancouver Island

Claremont High School students plant trees and stand in solidarity with Youth in Copenhagen at United Nations Climate Change Conference.