Where is the conserve in Harper’s Conservatives?

Prime Minister Harper’s 1960’s piano tunes may be timeless, but his single-minded approach to developing new energy supply is long out of fashion.

Feds close ecoENERGY Retrofit program early

Vancouver – Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver closed the popular ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes program to any new registrants on Sunday, January 29. The sudden closing of the program comes two months before its official end date on March 31, 2012. The government has limited participation to 250,000 registered homeowners. Industry estimates show that by…

Open House at REEP House for Sustainable Living

REEP House for Sustainable Living is open to the public on a drop-in basis every Saturday. Drop in and experience REEP’s super-insulated, water-wise century brick home and education centre.

Energy auditors applaud $400 million ecoENERGY extension

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.

Continuation of home energy programs urged – GCNews #705

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.