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29 Jan, 2015 Home Energy Retrofit Incentive Campaigns Analysis Report
The report analyses 11 BC-based residential energy efficiency campaigns conducted by Local Governments up to the end of March 2014.
20 Jan, 2015 Sidney a Leader in the CRD with Solar Trail Lighting

SIDNEY - Walking and biking just got a lot easier and safer in Sidney as the Town recently completed the installation of new solar lighting and paving al

14 Jan, 2015 Free webinar ― New GMF Leadership in Asset Management Program
FCM is pleased to announce a new, free Green Municipal Fund webinar.
Sneak preview: The GMF Leadership in Asset Management Program
Friday, January 30, 2015
12:00―1:30 p.m. EST
13 Jan, 2015 Creating the Future in 'The Corporation of Delta': Rain Gardens Help Restore Nature
Road rights-of-way account for one-third of the land area of a typical urban watershed. Through its rain garden program, Delta municipality is demonstrating how to implement an environmentally adaptive approach to an important element of community design – that is, the streetscape.
Released today by the Partnership for Water Sustainability in British Columbia, Delta’s story is told in Creating the Future in The Corporation of Delta: Rain Gardens Help Restore Nature. This is the 4th in the Watershed Case Profile Series.
07 Jan, 2015 The City of North Vancouver's New Green Building Amendments

Things are about to get even greener in the City. The City of North Vancouver is committed to building a more sustainable community and recently amended the City's Zoning Bylaw to support the construction of greener buildings.

06 Jan, 2015 Community and Corporate Engagement towards Climate Action Targets

Summarized, from: Building Capacity for BC Communities – webinar series: Collaborating on Climate Action: Moving Forward with Climate Action with Kerri Klein, Caroline Jackson, Darla Simpson – March 4, 2010 hosted by the Province of BC, Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development

06 Jan, 2015 BCWWA Annual Conference & Tradeshow

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06 Jan, 2015 CNAM 2015: Driving Informed Decisions - Canadian Network of Asset Managers Conference

The Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) invites you join us in Driving Informed Decisions...and Steering Smart Infrastructure Investment - 9th annual Canadian Network of Asset Managers Conference

05 Jan, 2015 Climate Action News - Winter E-News

BC Climate Action Toolkit Winter E-News

17 Dec, 2014 Certificate in Community Energy Management
This inter-disciplinary sequence of on-line courses provides a unique opportunity to learn and refresh energy management disciplines. The only online course providing tools and expertise needed to manage community energy specifically.
15 Dec, 2014 Electric Vehicles at Work and in the Community

Electricity generated in BC is 93% clean energy. This makes electric vehicles a good option for BC drivers who want to cut greenhouse gases and other harmful emissions by driving a cleaner and greener option.

15 Dec, 2014 Bioenergy

Tune into this video for an overview on bio-energy with interviews from subject experts and examples from sectors across British Columbia.

15 Dec, 2014
11 Dec, 2014 Asset Management Planning Grant Program Launched

New planning grant program to assist local governments in delivering sustainable services by extending and deepening asset management practices within their organizations,

08 Dec, 2014 GCC Communiqués


25 Nov, 2014 LED Street Lights Across B.C.
The Province of B.C., BC Hydro and representatives from local governments are collaborating to offer a suite of tools and services to assist with the adoption of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Street Lights.
21 Nov, 2014 Get LinkedIn
Do you have a climate action issue? Share it on LinkedIn with other BC local governments working on similar challenges.
20 Nov, 2014 e-news
17 Nov, 2014 Using Digital and Social Media to Mobilize Climate Action: From Communities of Interest to Communities of Practice

Join Professor Maged Senbel, Professor, School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) and UBC researchers Erik Blair and Victor Ngo as they share results on the use of social media for the Do It in the Dark campus residence energy challenge. Their research demonstrates how using multiple pathways of engagement, including entertainment engagement, can result in reduced energy consumption well beyond the period of public engagement.

03 Nov, 2014 Everything You Want to Know About Climate Change in Three Easy Lessons
What’s causing global warming? How can we slow climate change? And how can society adapt?
Answers are now just a click away with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solution’s launch of a new animated and interactive course in its popular PICS Climate Insights 101 educational series, which tackles climate change causes, mitigation, and as of today, adaptation.