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Enhance Energy Inc. has announced the completion of all required arrangements related to the previously announced project development and coordination agreement and long-term service agreement for the construction and operation of the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line (ACTL) with Wolf Carbon Solutions Inc. Under the terms of the agreements, Wolf will…

September 17, 2018 @ 9:19am

Enbridge and the City of Toronto have announced plans for a joint project to construct the City's first renewable natural gas facility, located at the Dufferin Organics Processing Facility. Together, Enbridge Gas Distribution and the City of Toronto will build and install equipment that will turn the City's organic waste…

July 20, 2018 @ 3:03pm

The Government of Canada has announced an investment of $25,000 for a project at Université du Québec à Rimouski called “Application of new technologies to improve energy efficiency of rail transport”. The funding comes from the Round 5 of the Clean Rail Academic Grant Program. The program provides funding to…

July 12, 2018 @ 9:16am

The Government of Alberta has partnered with Tsuut’ina Nation to lower power bills at the community’s sportsplex while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency. Through Alberta’s Indigenous Energy Efficiency (Retrofit) Program, the Nation will receive a $2,156,686 grant that will be used to install a new ice plant…

May 23, 2018 @ 12:22pm

The City of Toronto and private energy provider Enwave Energy Corporation (Enwave) have established a partnership to work on projects that will advance the objectives of the City's TransformTO Climate Action Strategy. Through the partnership, the City and Enwave will co-develop low-carbon thermal energy networks in Toronto. Low-carbon thermal energy…

May 02, 2018 @ 10:48am

The Government of Quebec is investing $100 million to make eco-friendly educational institutions. This financial assistance is part of the 2013-2020 Action Plan on Climate Change, funded by the Green Fund. “The government needs to set an example by helping to reduce emissions from its own institutions and operations,” said…

April 27, 2018 @ 8:30am

The Government of Manitoba has released its plan for reducing carbon emissions in the province, with the introduction of the Climate and Green Plan Implementation Act. “Our goal is to reduce carbon emissions, keep jobs here and stimulate innovation in clean energy, our economy and workforce,” Squires said. “We’re providing…

March 16, 2018 @ 9:00am

Lafarge Canada Inc. and its partners—University of Calgary, Queen’s University, and Pembina Institute—are conducting a million-dollar study on the environmental benefits of introducing lower carbon fuels at its Exshaw Cement Plant in Alberta. Building from previous research, this multi-partner, multi-site lower carbon fuels project is the most significant of its…

January 11, 2018 @ 9:56am

The Government of the Northwest Territories’ Department of Infrastructure is exploring the feasibility of using wind turbines and energy storage devices in the Town of Inuvik thanks in part to an investment of $950,000 from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor). “I’m very pleased that the Government of Canada…

December 20, 2017 @ 8:18am

A reaffirmed commitment to fighting climate change has set Canada on a greener course, but the country needs to quickly implement planned measures to reduce the carbon intensity of its energy industry, particularly in oil sands, and green its transport sector in order to progress towards its 2030 emissions goals,…

December 19, 2017 @ 2:27pm

NB Power plans to eliminate coal from its energy mix by 2030 by identifying a new, cleaner energy source to keep the Belledune Generating Station operational for decades to come. “Climate change is the biggest challenge facing humankind,” said Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet. “Coal-fired power plants are…

December 13, 2017 @ 9:07am

Environment Minister Dustin Duncan has introduced the provincial government’s climate change strategy. The strategy, titled Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy, focuses on the principles of readiness and resilience, while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapting to the effects of climate change – without a carbon tax. “This…

December 04, 2017 @ 7:05pm

The Government of Manitoba has released its A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, which is built on the strategic pillars of climate, jobs, water and nature, and includes 16 keystones for priority action that will support Manitoba’s economy and sustain the environment for future generations. “Our vision is to make…

November 01, 2017 @ 6:39am

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, our program will set…

September 29, 2017 @ 6:33am

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 carbon markets of Québec, Ontario, and California. “Premier…

September 26, 2017 @ 6:39am

Ontario is helping workers thrive in the low-carbon economy with new support for apprentices, skilled trades, and other professionals from the building sector to develop green building skills. This initiative is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's carbon market. Ontario is…

August 10, 2017 @ 8:08am

City Council has approved Toronto's long-term path to reduce city-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050. The TransformTO Pathway to a Low Carbon Future report recommends ambitious strategies and long-term goals to transform Toronto's urban systems – specifically buildings, energy, transportation, and waste. "I am proud that…

July 05, 2017 @ 7:31am

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,” said Amarjeet Sohi, minister of infrastructure…

June 13, 2017 @ 6:17am

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced that 16 of Canada’s most innovative projects have been chosen to participate in a two-year pilot of CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Standard. The standard, which assesses the carbon performance of commercial, institutional, and multi-family buildings in Canada, will be formally released on…

May 17, 2017 @ 8:43am

Strong sustainable communities, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and projects that grow the economy will be the focus of federal government investment in infrastructure in the years ahead. In a panel discussion alongside Ontario Minister of Infrastructure Bob Chiarelli, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi discussed how the government…

April 07, 2017 @ 7:18am

The City of Toronto has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeking partnerships and ideas for large-scale development of low-carbon thermal energy networks/district energy solutions. The RFQ, currently listed at merx.com, states that: “The purpose of this RFPQ is to establish a list of up to five pre-qualified respondents and…

November 22, 2016 @ 7:31am

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) released a Zero Carbon Buildings Framework for the assessment of highly energy efficient buildings that minimize greenhouse gas emissions. The framework is the first stage of a broader CaGBC Zero Carbon Buildings Initiative to champion the move to lower-carbon commercial, institutional and high-rise residential buildings in support of…

November 02, 2016 @ 9:08am

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, QUEST — Quality Urban Energy Systems of…

October 18, 2016 @ 8:25am

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 Canada meet…

October 04, 2016 @ 6:51am

A new Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) report is demonstrating how a greener built environment can combat climate change and stimulate economic growth. The report, titled Building Solutions to Climate Change: How Green Buildings Can Help Meet Canada’s 2030 Emissions Targets, outlines the CaGBC’s response to the Vancouver Declaration on…

September 28, 2016 @ 11:14am