813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel [...]
Energy is on everyone’s minds these days. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is determined to make Canada an energy superpower, fuelled mostly by Alberta’s tar sands.
Despite wide-ranging opposition from local residents and environmental groups, the BC Environmental Assessment Office has announced its “conditional” approval of the Upper Lillooet Hydro Project.
The survey conducted by Oraclepoll Research found that 83 percent of Ontarians believe it is important to have more renewable, green energy in Ontario.
Amid growing controversy over two proposals to expand coal exports through Vancouver, a new poll finds many residents are largely unaware of plans to increase US coal shipments through BC.
BC residents have been barred from participating in regulatory hearings about a proposed pipeline expansion project that will run through their backyards.
Peaceful act of civil disobedience planned for October to defend Canada’s west coast from tar sands pipelines and tankers
Declared to be the largest peaceful act of civil disobedience ever in Canada! Over 80 influential leaders from the business, First Nations, environmental, labour, academic, medical and artistic communities across Canada today announced an upcoming mass sit-in in front of the provincial legislature in Victoria, British Columbia on October 22. The sit-in will oppose tar sands pipelines and tankers and the threats they would pose to the west coast.
Thousands sign petition to urge Alberta’s Premier to meet the public for an independent pipeline review
Over 5,000 people sign a petition asking Alberta Premier Alison Redford to meet with the public for an independent review of pipeline safety in Alberta.