Residents breathe easier with greener heating options


B.C. communities continue to benefit from a provincial program that provides incentives to people replacing wood stoves with cleaner heating options.


2021-22 Wood Stove Exchange Program recipients

Funding for the 2021-22 wood stove exchange program:

  • Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District: $18,700
  • City of Kamloops: $28,250
  • Comox Valley Regional District: $51,000
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District: $47,000
  • District of Vanderhoof: $4,400
  • Fraser Valley Regional District: $18,500
  • Grass Roots/North Island Climate Hub (Regional District of Mount Waddington): $2,500
  • Metro Vancouver Regional District: $82,000
  • Prince George Air Improvement Roundtable: $4,450
  • qathet Regional District: $14,000
  • Regional District of Central Kootenay: $17,000
  • Salt Spring Island: $23,900
  • Village of Valemount: $8,100

Communities with sufficient funds from previous years to continue offering rebates:

  • Bulkley Valley Lakes District Airshed Management Society
  • Golden and District Air Quality Committee
  • Lavington Life Society
  • Regional District of Central Okanagan
  • Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
  • Regional District of Nanaimo
  • Strathcona Regional District
  • Sunshine Coast Clean Air Society and Sea to Sky Clean Air Society