June 2022 Shade trees & air purifiers June 2022 The world's biggest electric vehicle and clean tech show is coming to Vancouver in 2023. This month we meet the founder behind Fully Charged LIVE and why they're partnering with us to bring the show here. Also, deep dives on shade trees/eco gardening, and air purifiers that help us guard against wildfire smoke and allergies, plus updates on Buntzen Lake and our other recreation areas. Ahead of National Indigenous Peoples Day, we chat with Laura Grizzlypaws about the vital role language plays in First Nation culture. World's biggest EV & clean tech show coming here We've joined forces with the popular Fully Charged crew for a big show in Vancouver in 2023 that will feature hundreds of EVs and clean tech products, plus panels of clean tech experts. 'I'm not just a bear dancer' Laura Grizzlypaws uses art and education to help preserve Indigenous languages and culture. Learn more Is it time you added an air purifier to your home? As they increase in popularity, we're offering a rebate on ENERGY STAR® room air purifiers. Learn more From shade trees to green roofs, eco gardening is taking off The quest for comfort and lower energy bills changes our approach to gardening. The mayor of Saanich shows us how it's done. Learn more Recently on BCHydro.com Reserved parking at Buntzen, and other rec area updates Our visitor centres have reopened and it figures to be a busy summer of free camping, swimming, and hiking. What you need to know. Learn more Report: Promising news for those waiting for an EV A new BC Hydro report finds many British Columbians are hesitant to buy an electric vehicle because of lack of availability. But there's reason for optimism. Learn more Five things to know about mini-split heat pumps Before you consider a heat pump, check out our helpful YouTube video. Watch the video Where to find energy-efficient products Explore, compare, and shop for energy-efficient appliances and more in our Power Smart Shop. Shop now Log in to MyHydro Outages & safety Accounts Contact us Energy savings You've received this email because you subscribed to receive the Connected newsletter.