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LOVIN' THE EARTH ONLINE RAFFLE
Participate in our online raffle fundraiser to win amazing prizes!

SPEC is thrilled to announce our first ever online raffle fundraiser that will support our education and outreach programs to inspire and empower individuals and communities for climate action.


There's something for everyone in our line-up  of 6 prize packages: 
The online raffle is open to BC residents, over the age of 19 years. 

Tickets can be purchased on the website 
  • $10/ticket 
  • $25/3 tickets 
  • $50/8 tickets 
The raffle closes on October 15, 2021 at 4 pm. 

Visit the link on our main page for a full description of each prize packages and a bit of information on the individual business and organizations involved. 

 
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LOVING THE EARTH ONLINE RAFFLE
FEATURED BUSINESS - SKWACHAY'S LODGE 


The raffle aims to raise awareness of local indigenous businesses in our community and includes items and experiences generously donated by First Nations businesses in most of our prize packages.

We're honoured to have  Skwachàys Lodge  participating in the raffle. As part of the Ancient Traditions, Modern Comfort prize package, the lucky winner will be treated to a one night stay in  Canada's first indigenous arts hotel, a place Time Magazine included in its list of 100  world destinations not to be missed. 

Each of the  one-of-a-kind guest suites are a collaboration between  a  local indigenous artist and an Interior Designer which  immerses guests in luxurious contemporary comfort and stunning visual stories of First Nations culture. 


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courtesy of Skwachay's Lodge 

Browse the street level Urban Aboriginal Fair Trade Gallery  which features an impressive selection of art by  gifted  artists. The gallery generates funding for a popular social enterprise - 24 hour living and work studios for an innovative Artist in Residence program that nurtures emerging artists. 

Visit the website to preview the full list of items on offer as part of the Ancient Traditions, Modern Comfort prize package. 
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IN-PERSON tREX TOURS RETURN
Connect with the environment, your neighbours, and the energy all around us! 

The tREX (the Renewable Energy Experience) showcases the array of renewable energy assets around Vancouver. Join SPEC's Energy & Transportation Team leads Ruth and Chris for this engaging and informative tour. 

Tours are free (or by donation) and are 90 minutes in length starting at Olympic Village  Canada Line skytrain station and ending at Creekside Community Centre. 


Register in the link below to join a tour on Aug 18 at 6pm.
Sign Up
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COMMUNITY EVENTS/WORKSHOPS

We're highlighting some great initiatives/groups in our community that are hosting online events, educational workshops and/or webinars occurring this month. 
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 

We are grateful to the individuals and businesses who generously contributed prizes in support our the raffle. Stay tuned as we highlight these amazing donors; sharing in our passion for each other, their communities and the planet. 

Also, a big thank you to the Hamber Foundation and the Petersen Turofsky Foundation for supporting our work in the community!
SPEC MONTHLY TEAM MEETINGS 

We are always looking for new members! Our meetings have transitioned to a virtual meeting space. Meetings are open to the public and we encourage you to participate.

Our teams meet once a month to review projects, brainstorm project ideas and collaborate on new initiatives. The meetings are a great opportunity to network and engage with others that share the same values and passions in our community around food security, waste reduction, and sustainable energy and transportation. 

If you would like to contribute and join any of our upcoming meetings, please email volunteer@spec.bc.ca 

Food Team - Tues. Aug 10,  5:30 -7:00 pm
Waste Team - Wed. Aug 11, 6:30 - 8 pm 
Energy & Transportation Team - Wed.  Aug  18, 6 - 7:30 pm 
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