More than 60 new films now available free on

August 30, 2016 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB). New this fall on more than 60 new films can be viewed free of charge as of now, including several recent documentaries that have won awards in Canada and abroad, by renowned filmmakers such as Alanis Obomsawin, Paul Cowan, William D. MacGillivray and Justin Simms.

Walkability Case Study, On-Bill Financing, Time to Vote – GCNews #781

781: 16 July 2012 – Published by Green Communities Canada WALKABILITY. The case studies from the Alberta 2011 Walkability Roadshow are now online. A Walkability Roadshow provides a framework for the participating communities to create locally endorsed pedestrian strategies and realistic action plans. Green Communities and Walk21 partnered with Alberta Health Services and five communities…

Call for Papers: Long-term Sustainable Development Scenarios

Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Long-term Sustainable Development Scenarios Deadline for submission: 15 November 2011 Natural Resources Forum, a United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, a  quarterly journal issued by the Division for Sustainable Development of the United Nations calls for papers for a special issue on long-term scenarios for sustainable development, to […]

UN Safe Planet Happening

On Tuesday, August 16, 2011 the United Nations (UN) will introduce its Safe Planet campaign to Canadians, during a launch event at Vancouver’s Roundhouse.

World Environment Day in Toronto

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named Toronto the host city for World Environment Day (WED) 2011 in North America.

A People’s Submission on Climate Change

Ottawa – A network of leading non-governmental organizations has made a people’s submission to the United Nations on behalf of over 150,000 Canadians who have signed the KyotoPlus petition on Canada’s climate change commitments. The submission was made in light of the January 31st deadline for countries to indicate what they will be pledging to do under the Copenhagen Accord.

Gibsons wins 2 global awards

The Town was recognized with the Gold Award in the “Whole City” category of LivCom, designed to encourage best practice, innovation and leadership in providing a vibrant, environmentally sustainable community that improves quality of life. Communities were judged across six criteria: Enhancement of the Landscape, Heritage Management, Environmentally Sensitive Practices, Community Sustainability, Healthy Lifestyles and Planning for the Future.