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 [...]
Mayors from around the world making sweeping changes as part of the Earth Hour City Challenge.
A new report from the City of Vancouver and UBC recommends “unlocking economic potential” with a rail-based rapid transit system to serve the rapidly growing region.
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.
Troc-Exchange, a Vancouver-based online business that connects communities for trading or swapping goods, has announced the launch of its values-driven bartering website with hopes of reinventing the way we consume.
Christine and Yvan Saché were inspired to create Troc-Exchange.com in Paris, after seeing that unsustainable lifestyles were increasingly causing stress in their beautiful city. When they were no longer able to live with the environmental issues they confronted daily, they decided to make a change a… Read more..
To mobilize against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, the International League of Conservation Photographers and members of the Gitga’ at First Nation capture breathtaking images of the wildlife inhabiting BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, home of the elusive spirit bear.
Shared by DavidSuzukiFDN on Mar 13, 2012 David Suzuki Foundation Sustainable Fisheries Analyst explains why the spring arrival of spawning herring is the ecological event of the year on the Pacific North Coast. Read more. Related articles David Suzuki: Canada must do more to protect its oceans (straight.com) Climate Leadership Ensures A Better Future (publication) (pembina.org) More related [...]
BuiltSpace Technologies Corporation, a BC-based company that uses collaborative and mobile technologies to improve the sustainability of buildings, has just launched their highly anticipated building community management system.