Solar Co-op, Green Investor, Love Your Lake – GCNews #803

803: 14 January 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada. SOLAR CO-OP. Windfall Centre manages York Solar Co-operative’s project development that offers York Region residents an opportunity to invest (Solar Bonds for $1000 each) in local community-owned rooftop solar energy projects. In order to apply for Feed-in-Tariff contracts, the Co-op needs 50 York Region homeowners to sign…

Workshop: Water & Growth: Niagara Escarpment

Ontario youth between 18-35 are invited to attend the Water & Growth: Exploring Prosperity, Protection and Paradox along the Niagara Escarpment workshop October 28th, 2011 – October 30th, 2011 to learn about the relationship between economic growth and ecosystem protection.

Sustainable municipalities snapshot – GCNews #731

731: 7 June 2011 – Publised by Green Communites Canada ONTARIO WALKOLUTION FUNDING. Green Communities’ Canada Walks has been awarded two project grants from the Ontario’s Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport’s Healthy Communities Fund : Walking and Wheeling: Healthy, Happy, Active School Travel received $171,830; Ontario Walk Friendly Communities Designation Development received $264,480. Both…

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.