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20 Oct, 2014 Financing Local Climate Change and Energy Initiatives
FCM is pleased to announce a new, free Partners for Climate Protection program webinar.
 
Financing Local Climate Change and Energy Initiatives
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12–1:30 p.m. EDT

Session summary 

20 Oct, 2014 Climate Change and Solutions from Innovation

Building up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be hosted by Fra

06 Oct, 2014 Electrify Your Fleet! Join us at this EV and Fleets Workshop
Is your fleet ready to be 10% electric? Last fall, the Government of British Columbia committed to take action with the aim that 10 percent of all public and private fleet vehicle sales by the year 2016 will be zero-emission vehicles. This commitment, also signed by the states of California, Washington and Oregon, could mean an additional 3,000 zero-emission vehicle sales in British Columbia by 2016. 
 
Workshop Description
 
29 Sep, 2014 Recognizing Climate Action Leadership of CEA Award Winners & Applicants

Whistler – Linda Reimer, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development for Communities and Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA, presented awards recognizing the leadership of Richmond, Nanaimo and Telkwa at the Union of BC Municipalities convention.

24 Sep, 2014 BC Municipalities Marching Ahead with Climate Action
Whistler – While global marches continue for increased international cooperation on climate action, Mayors, councillors met with Minister of Environment Mary Polak and MLA’s George Heyman and Spencer Chandra Hebert in Whistler to collaborate on practical actions to save energy emissions and money locally.
 
18 Sep, 2014 Develop with Care 2014: Environmental Guidelines for Urban and Rural Land Development in British Columbia

The Develop with Care Guidelines are updated for 2014

02 Sep, 2014 Separated Bike Lane Design - Video

This video describes the urban design of the City of Vancouver's successful Separated Bicycle Lanes Program.

27 Aug, 2014 2014 Climate & Energy Action Award Shortlist

The Community Energy Association, Union of BC Municipalities, BC Hydro, FortisBC and the Province are pleased to present the 15 outstanding applications for the 2014 Climate & Energy Action Awards!

13 Aug, 2014
05 Aug, 2014 Community-Wide Climate Action Planning - Resources

The key resources below are examples of climate action planning frameworks that provide detailed guidance and links to information to help you work through your

31 Jul, 2014 Climate Action Lists

Download Climate Action Lists for ideas of actions to consider undertaking in your own community:

23 Jul, 2014 LED Lights to Brighten B.C. Streets

Shared Services BC introduces a new procurement program to support the purchase of energy efficient LED street lighting. B.C. Corporate Supply Arrangements (CSAs) for LED street light luminaires are now available for all eligible public sector organizations that need street lights.

10 Jul, 2014 Climate Action Tools for Asset Management: Toolkit Summer E-News

Check out the latest climate action tools on the Toolkit. 

02 Jul, 2014
18 Jun, 2014 The climate is changing — are you ready?

Visit the newly updated ReTooling for Climate Change website (www.retooling.cato check out some of the "R

16 Jun, 2014 Community-Based Renewable Energy in BC - A Snapshot

This guide includes tables highlighting different sources of renewable energy in BC, their end use, supportive policies and incentives, barriers and status.

 

29 May, 2014 District Energy Inventory For Canada
The 2013 District Energy Inventory for Canada presents a snapshot of the thermal energy network across the country. 
 
29 May, 2014 Small-Scale Biomass District Heating Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to support a growing number of small communities across British Columbia and Alberta interested in making a business case for biomass district heating (DH).

06 May, 2014 2014 Climate & Energy Action Awards

The Community Energy Association (CEA), BC Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, BC Ministry of Environment - Climate Action Secretariat, BC Hydro, FortisBC and the Union of BC Municipalities are pleased to invite all local governments in British Columbia to participate in the 2014 Climate & Energy Action Awards competition.

29 Apr, 2014 Examples of Alternative Fleet Options

Check out how are BC local governments are providing alternative fleet options to staff.

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