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 [...]
Since we started thegreenpages (when we were students looking for jobs in the “real world”), we have sifted through many, MANY, environmental job sites, boards and email list-servs (do they still call them that now?) and subscribed to dozens of newsletters. Well, now you can also view and post jobs and volunteering opportunities on thegreenpages.ca [...]
Edmonton – In the wake of the National Energy Board’s approval of the Mackenzie Gas Project, environmental groups are charging that the decision flies in the face of the Board’s stated commitment to sustainability and overturns years of study by a review panel.
From the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)… The UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, ended with the adoption of a balanced package of decisions that set all governments more firmly on the path towards a low-emissions future and support enhanced action on climate change in the developing world. The package, dubbed [...]
With the Cancun Climate Summit set to begin, let’s hope that the mainstream press provides honest coverage.
Toronto – Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF), a third-party certification pr ogram for restaurants and foodservice facilities that meet and adhere to strict environmental criteria, recently announced the certification of its first green restaurant in Toronto. Cowbell, a progressive restaurant located in the city’s trendy Queen West strip, was recognized for its ongoing commitment [...]