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|11 Jun, 2013||
FCM Sustainable Communities Awards
FCM offers national recognition for projects that demonstrate environmental responsibility and excellence. Local governments and their private-sector partners are encouraged to apply before Friday, September 6, 2013, at 5 p.m. EDT!
|05 Jun, 2013||
Strategies to support move to net-zero energy homes
Read about new report that identifies potential strategies to move towards net-zero homes and efforts takes to date across BC.
|05 Jun, 2013||
UBCM Ramps up Gas Tax Fund Website
Visit UBCM website to read about Gas Tax Fund renewal!
|04 Jun, 2013||
Climate & Energy Action (CEA) Awards Submission Deadline
CEA is now accepting applications for the 2013 Climate & Energy Action Awards. Apply before 5:00 PM, Monday, July 22nd!
|04 Jun, 2013||
Union of British Columbia Municipalities' Excellence Awards: Climate Action Category—Call for Applications
Apply for Union of British Columbia Municipalities' Excellence Awards, open between June 7th and July 26th!
|03 Jun, 2013||
Cumberland Set to Launch Curbside Organics Collection Pilot Program
Read about Cumberland's New Curbside Organics Collection Pilot Program!
|22 May, 2013||
Extreme weather disrupts climate mitigation strategies
Extreme weather means carbon mitigation efforts have to take into account how weather conditions may change.
|21 May, 2013||
Sidney Launches Five Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and First All Electric Fleet Vehicle
The Town of Sidney gets five Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.
|14 May, 2013||
Call for Participants: Brownfield Bootcamp Peer Learning Pilot Program (Deadline: May 24, 2013)
FCM is now recruiting municipal staff for a new peer learning pilot program to support communities in understanding, navigating and reducing barriers to brownfield redevelopment. Apply by May 24, 2013!
|07 May, 2013||
The Town Hall Challenge 20 by '15
The national Town Hall Challenge 20 by ’15 is now being launched, aimed at taking energy efficiency of municipal buildings to another level. The initiative provides a valuable model of collaboration among Canadian municipalities, and you are invited to take part.
|29 Apr, 2013||Critical Analysis of Conventional Transport Economic Evaluation|
|29 Apr, 2013||Evaluating Complete Streets: The Value of Designing Roads For Diverse Modes, Users and Activities|
|23 Apr, 2013||
Behavioural change has significant impact on energy consumption
New report on relationship between consumer behaviour and energy consumption.
|17 Apr, 2013||
The Draft 2010 CEEI reports have now been updated on the Ministry of Environment website
The Draft 2010 CEEI reports has addressed inconsistencies in the transportation sector as well as other issues.
|15 Apr, 2013||
Research Begins on Unlocking Coastal B.C.'s Blue Carbon Opportunities
The B.C. government is partnering with Vancouver Island University and the Comox Valley Project Watershed Society to better understand how coastal communities can combine action on climate change and improvements to coastal ecosystems, and at the same time potentially benefit economically from these activities.
|10 Apr, 2013||
New Success Story: Dawson Creek Carbon Fund
New Success Story covering Dawson Creek's Carbon Fund is now available on our website.
|09 Apr, 2013||
New Westminster Plugged-in with New Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations
The City of New Westminster is installing its first electric vehicle charging stations and introducing the City’s first electric vehicle into its fleet.
|04 Apr, 2013||
Auditor General Report: Carbon Neutral Government
New report by Auditor General of British Columbia on Audit of Carbon Neutral Government has been released!
|28 Mar, 2013||
New North Vancouver Energy System Gets Green Light
North Vancouver will implement a new energy system that converts wood waste to gas at the Karen Magnussen Recreation Centre to heat the centre's swimming pool. The system will also be connected to the electrical grid to help generate electricity for the local community.
|21 Mar, 2013||
2013 Brownfield Renewal Funding Program
Application process for funding available under the 2013 Brownfield Renewal Funding Program will be open until May 17, 2013.