Sustainable Communities

Fort Chipewyan unveiling first solar project

Fort Chipewyan unveiling first solar project

Fort Chipewyan looks to the sun for alternative energy sources to Tar Sands oil.

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David Suzuki: Canada’s cities lead on climate action

David Suzuki: Canada’s cities lead on climate action

Actions to prevent global warming will lead to livable communities, improved air quality and protection of natural spaces.

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Biking and hiking for Green Teams of Canada

Biking and hiking for Green Teams of Canada

Lyda Salatian treks throughout BC and Alberta in an effort to support her budding environmental charity, Green Teams of Canada.

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David Suzuki: Transit investments drive positive change

David Suzuki: Transit investments drive positive change

Effective transit and transportation solutions can spur economic productivity, protect the environment and improve quality of life.

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David Suzuki: Canada’s success depends on municipal infrastructure investments

David Suzuki: Canada’s success depends on municipal infrastructure investments

Canada’s growing cities have suffered from political indifference and inaction for too long.

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David Suzuki: Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake

David Suzuki: Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake

We deserve better indicators of societal well-being that extend beyond mere economic growth.

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Mayor of “greenest city in America” discusses renewable energy in Calgary

Mayor of “greenest city in America” discusses renewable energy in Calgary

Two leaders in sustainable energy presenting at the University of Calgary this week.

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Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner: Time for action on transit funding

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner: Time for action on transit funding

Gord Miller today released Building Momentum: Provincial Policies for Municipal Energy and Carbon Reductions, the latest volume of his annual Energy Conservation Progress Report.

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Great public transit makes for a great city

Great public transit makes for a great city

Most cities in Canada and the U.S. are lacking in infrastructure to move millions of people safely and affordably. With some notable exceptions, such as Vancouver and Calgary, no successful rapid transit infrastructure projects have been built in Canadian cities for decades.

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North America’s 2013 Most Sustainable Cities ranking announced

North America’s 2013 Most Sustainable Cities ranking announced

San Francisco proved to be the top performer on urban sustainability, a city well known for its environmental stewardship.

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