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A cyclist navigates the shoulder in traffic along Oak Bay Avenue in Victoria. The capital city and federal government want to cut transportation emissions by 2030. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria sees local benefits from federal 2030 emissions reduction plan

City sees potential funding sources, shares goal of addressing transportation pollution

 

The Victoria Fire Department added these five new electric vehicles, nicknamed FireBolts, to their fleet in the spring of 2021. Victoria will attempt to replace an estimated 143 vehicles with EVs by 2030. (Photo courtesy of City of Victoria)

Victoria looks to green up fleet by replacing 140 vehicles with electric options by 2030

Council-adopted Green Fleet Plan lays out pathway to reduce emissions from city vehicles

 

An electric vehicle charges at one of six new charging station on Broad Street, in downtown Victoria. (Courtesy of the City of Victoria)

Six new EV stations leading the charge on renewable energy in Victoria

Broad Street plugs into new electric vehicle charging stations

 

Sidney is proposing to hire a climate action coordinator, albeit on a temporary basis, to help deal with the effects of climate change, including rising sea levels (Black Press Media File).

Sidney looks to hire climate action coordinator a decade after idea first appeared

The total budget for the temporary position starting April 2021 is $90,000

Sidney is proposing to hire a climate action coordinator, albeit on a temporary basis, to help deal with the effects of climate change, including rising sea levels (Black Press Media File).