April 21, 2017 -
Yesterday, Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST) announced that nominations are now open for their 2017 Smart Energy Communities Awards, which will be presented November 7, 2017 at QUEST’s 11th Annual Conference and Tradeshow, QUEST2017 — Smart Energy Communities on the Hill in Ottawa.
Categories: National, News
April 7, 2017 -
The global clean tech sector is booming, and the federal government hopes to provide resources to continue to keep Canada as an industry leader.
Speaking at GLOBE Capital in Toronto, federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains praised the growth of the clean tech...
Categories: National, News
November 23, 2016 -
In keeping with commitments set out in The Way Forward: A Vision for Sustainability and Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador, a new act respecting public bodies has received second reading in the House of Assembly. The Act, Respecting Procurement by Public Bodies, will help modernize procurement by provincial...
Categories: Atlantic Canada, News
December 8, 2014 -
According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), atmospheric concentrations of the primary long-lived greenhouses gases (GHGs) reached new heights in 2013, and CO2 levels grew at the fastest rate since modern observations started 30 years ago. Many scientists have speculated the increase may...
November 20, 2014 -
Since 2000, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has celebrated best practices in sustainable community development through its annual Sustainable Community Awards, and FCM announced the 2015 award recipients in six categories: brownfields, energy, neighbourhood development, transportation, waste...
April 23, 2013 -
Architects, engineers, developers, and contractors gathered at Toronto’s Courthouse Nightclub last week to give back to the planet (and express their inner Jimi Hendrix). The Smith + Andersen jam session showcased talent from some of Toronto’s most well-respected architectural firms and raised enough...
October 5, 2011 -
EllisDon and Cisco are building the next generation of buildings--this according to an announcement on October 4 that the two have completed the technology infrastructure for the PwC building in downtown Toronto. The new technology brings together all of the information technology systems in the building...
Categories: International, National, News
March 27, 2010 -
The town hall is always my favourite part of GLOBE because it’s a chance for professionals—some of whom have been working side by side for decades trying to promote sustainability—can let loose, say what they really mean and reflect on three days of sessions. They can reminisce about trying to...
Categories: ReNew Canada Blog, Uncategorized
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
December 29, 2008 -
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