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Canada and FCM provide $72 million for municipal climate adaptation

June 23, 2017 -

The Government of Canada and FCM have announced $72 million for municipal projects demonstrating strong actions on climate change. Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and Past President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Clark Somerville, announced funding...

Categories: National, News

Climate change action items lack implementation plans: N.B. auditor general

June 20, 2017 -

Auditor General Kim MacPherson has tabled her report assessing New Brunswick’s progress towards reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapting to climate change. This report is part of ongoing work on climate change by all auditor’ general across Canada. Emissions in New Brunswick have declined...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

FCM offers access to regional climate advisors

June 13, 2017 -

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced a new initiative connecting municipalities with local environmental experts. “We are proud to partner with the FCM to support local governments across Canada in their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,”...

Categories: National, News

Alberta announces infrastructure funding in Budget 2017

March 17, 2017 -

The 2017 Alberta budget included funding for new infrastructure projects, identified as high priorities by the province. Budget 2017 included a Capital Plan that will invest $29.5 billion in infrastructure projects over four years. This includes: $7.6 billion in municipal infrastructure support...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Supporting the Pan-Canadian Framework

December 14, 2016 -

The federal government’s release of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change has provided a roadmap for how this country will be guided towards a low carbon economy. The framework, which provides direction on carbon pricing, emissions reduction, resilience, and innovation, has...

Categories: Features

Government of Canada releases carbon pricing plan

October 4, 2016 -

The Government of Canada has proposed its pan-Canadian approach to pricing carbon pollution. Under the new plan, all Canadian jurisdictions will have carbon pricing in place by 2018. In order to accomplish this, Canada will set a benchmark for pricing carbon emissions—set at a level that will help...

Categories: National, News

November 15-16, 2016: 28th Annual Canadian Power Conference & Networking Centre

September 28, 2016 -

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre Organization: Association of Power Producers of Ontario Website: www.appro2016.com

Categories: Events

Minister has tough task ahead for Ontario infrastructure

September 23, 2016 -

The release of the mandate letters for Ontario’s cabinet ministers shows that Infrastructure Minister Bob Chiarelli has a tough task ahead of him. Minister Chiarelli’s mandate falls across six categories: Guiding the Province’s Historic 12-year, $160-billion Infrastructure Plan Leading...

Categories: News

November 21-22, 2016: Regional Solutions to Atlantic Canada's Carbon Challenge

September 19, 2016 -

Where: Prince George Hotel, Halifax, NS Organization: Energy Council of Canada Website: http://www.energy.ca

Categories: Events

Infrastructure and Planning Drives Energy Consumption: Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

May 31, 2016 -

Today in Queen’s Park, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe presented the 2015/2016 Energy Conservation Progress Report Conservation: Let’s Get Serious to the Ontario Legislature. In it, she highlights the importance of infrastructure planning to achieving emission targets. Overall, the report...

Categories: News, Ontario

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