16th Annual Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival – October 21-25, 2015

The 16th Annual Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival will feature 50 of the best environmental films, as well as special events with our 2015 Eco-Heroes Dr. Vandana Shiva (author & activist) and Amy Millan (musician & activist), panels, workshops, an Industry Day, a Family Program, a marketplace, and a pancake brunch!

Beyond Green Environmental Youth Summit

Join 1000 young delegates the weekend of Oct 25-27, 2013 in Toronto to explore environmental issues from every angle and develop strategies to spark change in your community!

Celebrating youth environmental action

The Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program offers 20 scholarships worth $5,000 each to reward graduating high schools students for environmental excellence.

Canada Walks gets kids walking to school

New data from Canada Walks shows that a whopping 41 percent of children were driven to school before the group took aim to reduce that number by increasing the rate of walking and cycling for the school journey.

Reaching New Heights with Scott – University of Waterloo

Shared by facultyofenvironment on Feb 10, 2012 Second year student Scott gives us his unique experiences in the Geography and Aviation program at the University of Waterloo, and why he decided Waterloo was the right fit for him.

Education & Careers – Alternatives Journal Call for Proposals

  ALTERNATIVES JOURNAL * CALL FOR PROPOSALS *Education & Careers* Proposals due Monday March 26, 2012 at 9am EST ALTERNATIVES’ final issue of 2012 will explore the next generation of job opportunities and identify how to choose an environmentally conscious career path right now. To complement our annual Canadian Environmental Education Directory (which compiles post-secondary…

Francophone institution gains recognition for its environmental & wildlife management program

The Cégep de Saint-Félicien is proud to announce that it has become the first francophone educational institution in the country to receive national recognition from the Canadian Environmental Accreditation Commission (CEAC) of the Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) Canada for its program inTechniques du milieu naturel (environmental and wildlife management).

Green Building Workshop: Effective Commissioning for Existing Buildings – Sept. 8

Build your skills in determining the appropriate level of effort, actions, national and local standards, cost options, and reasonable timelines in an effectively commissioning an existing building. After taking this half-day course, you’ll be able to correctly and consistently interpret LEED requirements, develop effective requests for proposals, differentiate between service providers, and consistently identify the quality of service received in commissioning or recommissioning buildings.

Green Building Workshop: Effective Commissioning for Existing Buildings

Build your skills in determining the appropriate level of effort, actions, national and local standards, cost options, and reasonable timelines in an effectively commissioning an existing building. After taking this half-day course, you’ll be able to correctly and consistently interpret LEED requirements, develop effective requests for proposals, differentiate between service providers, and consistently identify the quality of service received in commissioning or recommissioning buildings.

LEED Documentation (NC 1.1) Workshop — Sep 22, 2011, Toronto, ON

This one-day interactive workshop discusses the LEED certification process and the tools in place to assist applicants seeking LEED Canada project certification for New Construction. This workshop addresses a number of the more complex documentation requirements in the LEED NC 1.0 + addendum and application guides for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURB), Campus and Multiple Buildings (CMB) and Core and Shell (CS).

LEED Documentation (NC 1.1) Workshop — Sep 22, 2011, Toronto, ON

This one-day interactive workshop discusses the LEED certification process and the tools in place to assist applicants seeking LEED Canada project certification for New Construction. This workshop addresses a number of the more complex documentation requirements in the LEED NC 1.0 + addendum and application guides for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURB), Campus and Multiple Buildings (CMB) and Core and Shell (CS).