Half of our Vancouver Island member co-ops were represented at the Vancouver Island Council meeting on February 20. Congratulations to Marie Honey (Marigold Co-op) elected as council chair and Stephen Gallard (Greenway) elected to the vice chair position. Special thanks to James Quaife (Tyee Co-op) who chaired Council meetings so ably for the past two years.
Thanks also to Branden Rishel who provided delegates with an interesting presentation about the Victoria Car Share Co-op.
The Victoria Car Share Co-op (VCSC) has 16 vehicles in 11 locations from James Bay to Oak Bay to UVic to the Town & Country Mall, and several points within that area. The co-op is excited to report that business is expanding and that they add about one vehicle every six weeks to their fleet.
Car sharing is easy. You can book online or on the phone for car use immediately or up to three months in advance. Your fleet key will give you access to all vehicles. You just pick it up and return it to its home location.
Car sharing is a great choice for businesses or individuals that use a vehicle fewer than five days per week. If this applies to you, you