While oil pipeline debates, anti-fracking protests and increasing fossil fuel demands embroil the country from coast to coast, a small Vancouver Island First Nation is leading the way on a different path.
In the past five years, the seaside T’Sou-ke nation has become a world-renowned leader in solar energy. Their projects are the model for others in the capital region and around the province.
They also have a massive wind-energy partnership in the works that could augment power for all of Vancouver Island, on a power grid connected to the mainland...
Petrescu, Sarah. "Island First Nation grasps potential of alternative power." Times Colonist. January 5, 2014. Article. (http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/island-first-nation-grasps-poten..., accessed January 7, 2015)