We’re Hiring: Community Coordinator!

Posted on: November 24th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Role Description Community Coordinator is a new position aimed at strengthening, growing and better resourcing our membership base including place-based (regional chapters) and distributed (remote) organizing. The Community Coordinator is responsible for designing and delivering effective organizing programs to ensure the growth and success of our movement. The Community Coordinator will help develop the organizing […]

Losing Our Cool: The Future of Snowsports in a Warmer World

Posted on: October 29th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

With the #presesonstoke behind us, it is time to show why it is our mission and duty to Save The Stoke. What if the preseason becomes the new season?? Our Science Alliance team at the University of Waterloo has just published some ominous findings as to what the stoke could look like in the future. […]

POW Canada: What We Actually Do!

Posted on: October 19th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

We’re often asked, “what does POW actually do”. Good question and first off, we know we need to do a better job of clearly communicating our mission and work. At the moment, the most effective way is to share our annual report with people, as it highlights the key accomplishments from the previous year. In […]

Merchants of Doubt

Posted on: September 30th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Understanding the POWer of movements and the forces working to suppress progress is important baseline information when working for climate action. Each fall we gather our ambassadors, partners and other stakeholders for a multi-day training session to review the latest in climate science, strategy, objectives and campaigns. This year, for obvious reasons, the retreat was […]

China throws down the gauntlet with progressive plan to carbon neutrality

Posted on: September 29th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

When you talk to people about progress on climate change, how often do you hear “well our emissions are nothing compared to China and until they take it seriously, why should we?”.  Well, China just unveiled what Bloomberg Green is calling “the most ambitious climate goal the world’s ever seen” with solar capacity growing by 587%, nuclear by […]

#NewPath: Campaign Summary

Posted on: June 30th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Carrying momentum from the #RejectTeck campaign, we had high hopes for massive engagement from members, ambassadors and brands during our #NewPath Campaign. Although our Enthusiast to Advocate Tool is still live for anyone wanting to send emails – click here if you haven’t sent yours yet – the early analytics indicate MASSIVE engagement across the board. A total of 10,367 emails […]

#NewPath: Letter from Partners to MPs & PM

Posted on: May 30th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

We have THE BEST partners out there. We know the outdoor industry is massive and with that comes significant political and economic influence. These brands are committed to elevating POW Canada’s policy agenda at a national level which is part of our secret sauce for real climate action.  

CAN CLIMATE CHALLENGE

Posted on: May 21st, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Win a signed Jeremy Jones snowboard and POW swag pack!   When 22 year old, Hugo Lapointe from Repentigny Quebec was temporarily laid off from his job as a technician @universeboardshop due to COVID, he was inspired to use his time to better his local community and the planet. “It started by wanting to clean […]

POW HAS GONE VIRTUAL

Posted on: April 29th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Like many others we know that being able to change and adapt during these times is very important. We know that you can’t leave the house or town to attend POW Events which is why we are bringing them to you! Check out our three newest virtual programs below!