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Nova Scotia introduces cap and trade legislation

September 29, 2017 -

Amendments to the Environment Act, introduced today by the Government of Nova Scotia, will allow the province to develop a cap and trade program. “Nova Scotia is a national leader in fighting climate change,” said Iain Rankin, minister of the environment. “Working closely with our stakeholders...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

Quebec, Ontario, California join to fight climate change

September 26, 2017 -

Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, and California Governor Edmund G. Brown further strengthened their cooperation in the global fight against climate change. Premier Couillard hosted Premier Wynne and Governor Brown in Québec City to sign an agreement linking the...

Categories: International, 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

New tool available to assist with community energy plan implementation

October 18, 2016 -

An open source guide, the Community Energy Implementation Framework, designed to help communities move Community Energy Plans from a vision to implementation, was released in beta at QUEST2016 — Smart Energy Communities for Jobs, Infrastructure and Climate Action by the Community Energy Association...

Categories: National, News

April 11–12, 2017: Reshaping Energy 2017: Opportunities and Impacts of Reducing Canadian GHG Emissions

October 13, 2016 -

Where: Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, Ont. Organization: The Conference Board of Canada Website: http://bit.ly/2e8sAjC

Categories: Events

Hot Spots

September 10, 2010 -

Most consumers consider energy only when the utility bill arrives, or the price of gas rises. People are generally unaware that many of the options available for influencing energy use were already made at the point of land-use planning. And, although energy planning has evolved dramatically over the...

Categories: Features

More Advice for Canadian Tech Developers

March 29, 2010 -

Just after releasing a report that found Canadians fail to make the most of opportunities to sell climate-friendly technologies globally, the Conference Board of Canada has released a report on Canada's global strengths in several specific climate-friendly technologies. The report, Global Climate-Friendly...

Categories: National, News

Canada is Failing to Capitalize on Global Green Market

March 25, 2010 -

Interesting timing, Conference Board of Canada (CBC). Choosing to release a report that finds Canadian business have failed to seize new—or even maintain existing—opportunities to sell eco-technologies during one of Canada’s biggest eco-conference, GLOBE, will likely get the CBC some good coverage. According...

Categories: National, News

Municipalities Lowering GHGs

February 25, 2010 -

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Partners for Climate Protection program (the the Canadian component of ICLEI’s Cities for Climate Protection Campaign) have released the results of research into municipal greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In Canada, over 190 municipal governments...

Categories: National, News

Not Far Enough

August 28, 2009 -

This weekend in Montreal, I noticed that the pay stations for those new BIXI public bike system are powered by these adorable miniature solar panels. Neat.  But how far does it take the city towards true sustainability? In our upcoming (September/October) issue, regular contributor Alex Aylett talks...

Categories: ReNew Canada Blog

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