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 [...]
Green Challenge Week on Campus, Virtual tour of new Centre for Sustainable Development – GCNews #748
748: 11 October 2011 - Published by Green Communities Canada. EFFECTIVE INCENTIVES. Article quotes Christine Foley, executive director of Hearthmakers Energy Cooperative, about how reducing sustainable energy programs or killing the Green Energy Act is flawed. “[…] one energy grant program showed that for every $1 paid out by the government in incentives, roughly $6 was [...]
Vancouver – Supporters of the Save ecoENERGY Coalition applaud the Harper government’s $400 million extension of the ecoENERGY Home Retrofit program, but say the one-year timeline is not enough to help the energy savings industry transition to self-sustainability.
ecoENERGY. The federal Liberals have joined the NDP in challenging the end of the ecoENERGY retrofit incentive program. Speaking in the House, environment critic Gerard Kennedy asked why ecoENERGY is being shut down, costing hundreds of jobs in the energy efficiency industry and leaving homeowners in the cold.