Anxiety Rising!!!

Just in case you guys started to wonder why I keep writing about the Bahamas, I wanted to reassure you that this blog is – or will be – about our cross Canada trip, Victoria BC to St. John’s NL, in a Tesla Model X, promoting sustainable energy and transportation. It just so happens that we currently are in the Bahamas, and some of my experiences and thoughts here have an environmental aspect that I decided was worthwhile sharing in this blog. Bear with us, we’ll be heading home to Victoria BC mid April.

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ECO Night: Hockey & Electric Cars

Make sure you don’t miss Victoria EV Club’s (VEVC) ECO Night at Victoria’s Save-On-Foods Arena as hometown hockey heroes, the Victoria Royals, face off against the Prince George Cougars on March 11!

EcoNight1On top of what will be an awesome game, you’ll get the opportunity to watch the way we’ll drive in the future. There will be

  • numerous makes and models of electric cars on display,
  • an on-ice parade of EVs as well as
  • presentations from environmentally friendly organizations,
  • Green giveaways and a
  • VEVC contest that could win your child one of five Royals sweaters signed by the entire team.

Discounted Hockey tickets can be obtained via the Victoria EV Club web site with $3 from each ticket going to fund club activities.

Become your kids’ hero, support sustainable energy and transportation!

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‘Twas the night before Christmas…

’Twas the night before Christmas and all through Victoria, not an engine was stirring… – At least that was true for the convoy of six Electric Vehicles from our Victoria EV Club (VEVC) that participated in Saturday’s Santa Light Parade.


In its 34th year, the light parade was bigger and more exciting than ever. With over 80 entries, it can now claim to be the biggest light parade in Canada, even leaving Vancouver and Toronto in its wake. An estimated 40,000 spectators cheered along Government Street despite the cold. It was viewed by thousands more in the comfort of their homes – all the way to the Northwest Territories, we know that for sure!

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