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National Christmas Tree Day is on December 2nd - will you choose a real or fake tree this year? Here are tips to help you choose the perfect real tree!

Published Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:32:16 EST Read More

Toronto, ON, November 15, 2017 - As the holiday season approaches and families begin to decorate their condos, apartments and homes, the perennial question arises - what is better, a real or artificial Christmas tree? Some, perhaps because of convenience, prefer artificial trees. Others question the environmental impact and carbon footprint of transporting a plastic tree from across the ...... Click here to read this release



LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Confused by Ontario government plan to risk our forests’ future by closing tree seed facility

Published Thu, 9 Nov 2017 12:02:24 EST Read More

Barb Boysen is General Manager of the Forest Gene Conservation Association based in Kemptville and Melissa Spearing is the FGCA’s Seed Program Coordinator. Tree seeds are of course critical to future forests. Management of high quality seed of known origin is crucial if our future forests are to withstand the impacts of climate change. Despite this, the M...... Click here to read this release



Wood Heat - New technology improves a time-tested sustainable fuel

Published Wed, 8 Nov 2017 11:44:48 EST Read More

(Nov 8, 2017 - Port Sydney, Ontario) - Over half a million homeowners in Ontario get some or all their space heating from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Whether you are a power wood user, with logs being your primary heat source or you use...... Click here to read this release



Delivery of 42-Foot Ontario-grown White Spruce Tree to Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

Published Tue, 7 Nov 2017 09:23:49 EST Read More

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY/MEDIA ADVISORY: 12 Trees exhibition showcases light as a symbol of hope and unity this holiday season On Wednesday November 8, the Gardiner Museum will kick off its annual 12 Trees exhibition with the delivery of a 42-foot white spruce, donated by Forests Ontario, with support from Ontario Wood. The tree will be brought to the Gardin...... Click here to read this release



Groups urge PM to stop coal bid by CPP!

Published Thu, 2 Nov 2017 10:15:33 EST Read More

Canada’s climate leadership claim undermined by coal bid by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board November 2, 2017 (Ottawa, Canada) - More than 20 Canadian and international organizations are concerned that the actions of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board are undermining Canada’s leadership for a global phase-out of coal-fired electricity. ...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement de l’Ontario doit s’attaquer à la pollution que les communautés autochtones subissent

Published Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:04:46 EST Read More

La commissaire à l’environnement demande également à la province de mieux protéger les espèces menacées et de lutter contre les algues dans les lacs de l’Ontario Toronto, le 24 octobre 2017. ― La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario (CEO), Dianne Saxe, a sommé aujourd’hui le gouvernement provincial d’intégrer la justice environnementale dans ses effort...... Click here to read this release



Ontario government must tackle pollution affecting Indigenous communities

Published Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:27:09 EST Read More

Environmental Commissioner also calls on the province to better protect threatened species and fight algae in Ontario’s lakes Toronto, October 24, 2017 - The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), Dianne Saxe, today called on the provincial government to make environmental justice part of its reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. From species at risk, to algae, to enviro...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release annual environment report

Published Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:24:28 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will release her annual environmental protection report. The report includes: •Indigenous communities and pollution •Species at risk •Updated approaches to environmental approvals •Algae in lakes •Aggregates •Protected areas and parks •Ministry report cards on com...... Click here to read this release



Waste Reduction Week in Canada Celebrates Achievement and Encourages Improvement

Published Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:58:50 EST Read More

Toronto, Oct. 16, 2017: For 16 years Waste Reduction Week in Canada has been highlighted in calendars to remind and encourage everyone on the importance of reducing waste. Canadians are proud of their environm...... Click here to read this release



Find something new to you at the Pop-Up Clothing Swap at Nathan Phillips Square

Published Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:56:56 EST Read More

What: Recycling Council of Ontario, The City of Toronto and Value Village host a pop-up clothing swap as part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada.  Come and swap out your old Halloween costume for a new one, trade for a new winter coat, or find som...... Click here to read this release



A Cocktail of Bee-harming Pesticides Found in North American Honey

Published Thu, 5 Oct 2017 16:13:05 EST Read More

October 5, 2017 (Ottawa) - New research, published in Science, today, found widespread contamination of bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides in honey around the world. Friends of the Earth Canada CEO, Beatrice Olivastri, said, “The discovery of a cocktail of bee-harming pesticides in honey samples across North America, Europe and Asia reinforces the need for a complete and permanent ban o...... Click here to read this release



Top 10 Take-Action Tips for Waste Reduction Week in Canada

Published Thu, 5 Oct 2017 15:56:18 EST Read More

Toronto Oct. 5, 2017: Canadians generate a lot of waste. On average, every Canadian will generate 720 kg (1,587 lbs.) of waste that goes to landfill, which is equal weight to a full grown female giraffe. In the spirit of Waste Reduction Week in Ca...... Click here to read this release



Tackling food and commercial waste key to Ontario’s waste-free future

Published Wed, 4 Oct 2017 10:46:07 EST Read More

Toronto, October 4, 2017 - Ontario has a waste problem. Every year, Ontario produces nearly one tonne of waste per person, and three-quarters of this waste ends up in landfills. The new Waste-Free Ontario Act sets an ambitious goal of a circular economy that sends zero waste to landfill. A special report from Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, examines the new law an...... Click here to read this release



Forests Ontario celebrates National Forest Week

Published Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:55:40 EST Read More

Forests Ontario celebrates National Forest Week (Sept. 24-30) with Heritage Tree designation ceremonies in Clarksburg, Ottawa and Port Hope More than 65 Heritage Trees have been designated in communities all across Ontario. Celebrate those already recognized or check out the new Trees announced during National Forest Week! What: Forests Ontario’s Heritage Tree Program ...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open 2017 launch announces record number of green energy venues available to visit for free this weekend in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia

Published Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:36:53 EST Read More

Toronto, Sept. 22, 2017 - Today, the Green Energy Doors Open 2017 (GEDO 2017) launch event took place at the Steam Whistle Brewery (SWB) in Toronto. The annual event is put on by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). This year, GEDO will showcase more than 150 tours events at more than 90 locations in Ontario - including 16 in Ottawa, and 55 ...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open 2017 launch event and Steam Whistle Brewery green tour

Published Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:42:13 EST Read More

Where: Steam Whistle Brewery (NW entrance) - 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto When: Media Conference - Friday, September 22 - 11:30am, Brewery Tours - 1pm What: Green Energy Doors Open 2017 (GEDO) official launch event of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s (OSEA) annual province wide susta...... Click here to read this release



Note to Editor: Green Energy Doors Open 2017 - Ontario Local Events Locator

Published Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:11:59 EST Read More

What: Green Energy Doors Open 2017 in Ontario communities between September 22-24, is a celebration of green technology, energy conservation initiatives and renewable energy. The Ottawa region GEDO 2017 takes place from September 30 to October 1. GEDO 17 is also occurring in BC and Alberta, September 22-24. In 2016, 10,000+ people visited the 200+ GEDO all F...... Click here to read this release



Energy Storage in Canada Conference Program Focused on Market Opportunity and Energy Transition: September 19-20, 2017

Published Thu, 7 Sep 2017 12:25:33 EST Read More

Toronto, September 7, 2017 - Energy Storage in Canada today released the final Connecting to Now conference program to be held in Toronto on September 19-20. With a focus on energy storage market opportunities in Canada and globally, it is a key event for individuals seeking to shape and influence the energy storage supply chain domestically or internationally as entrepreneurs, investors, ...... Click here to read this release



SOLAR BROKERS CANADA ET LOWE’S CANADA ANNONCENT UN PARTENARIAT STRATÉGIQUE

Published Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:33:47 EST Read More

Toronto (Ontario) et Boucherville (Québec), le 14 août 2017 - Solar Brokers Canada, l’un des plus grands fournisseurs résidentiels d’énergie solaire au Canada, sa société affiliée Green Lion Eco Group, une firme de génie et de gestion de projets solaires, ainsi que Lowe’s Canada, un chef de file de la rénovation domiciliaire exploitant plus de 600 magasins au Canada sous diff...... Click here to read this release



SOLAR BROKERS CANADA AND LOWE’S CANADA ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Published Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:23:38 EST Read More

TORONTO (ON) and BOUCHERVILLE (QC), August 14, 2017 - Solar Brokers Canada, one of the largest residential solar providers in Canada, its affiliate Green Lion Eco Group, a solar engineering and project management company, and Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement company operating more than 600 stores in Canada under different banners, today announced the creation of Lowe’s Solar, a...... Click here to read this release



Energy conservation: a wise investment in Ontario’s future

Published Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:23:14 EST Read More

Increased conservation of fossil fuels needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Toronto, August 11, 2017 - A new report by Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), shows that energy conservation continues to be a wise investment in Ontario's future. Every Joule Counts, Volume Two of the E...... Click here to read this release



2017 Bumble Bee Count Calls for Volunteer Census-Takers

Published Thu, 3 Aug 2017 12:14:18 EST Read More

August 3, 2017 (Ottawa, Ontario) - In response to global concerns about declines in pollinator biodiversity, Friends of the Earth is launching its second “Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count” and offering downloadable “Census Cards” to help identify the bees. The campaigns asks people to take pictures of bumble bees and to upload the photos with observations so that scientists can b...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth National Poll Finds Majority of Canadians believe pesticide exposure most important threat to bees

Published Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:48:41 EST Read More

June 27, 2017, Ottawa -Most Canadians (89%) believe “pesticides” are the most important threat to bees according to a poll conducted on behalf of Friends of the Earth Canada in May by Oracle Poll Research. Almost eight out of ten believe the loss of suitable floral resources was important (...... Click here to read this release



Earth Day Canada Gala 2017 - A fundraiser for EarthPLAY, June 14th in the Distillery District

Published Thu, 1 Jun 2017 13:09:39 EST Read More

Media Advisory & Camera Call WHAT: The Earth Day Canada Gala is an opportunity for environmental leaders to come together, celebrate recent accomplishments and have fun. Proceeds will fund EDC’s ...... Click here to read this release



L’Ontario a devant elle une occasion qui ne se présente qu’une fois par génération de réduire l’empreinte énergétique et environnementale de ses réseaux municipaux d’eau et d’eaux usées

Published Tue, 30 May 2017 12:38:31 EST Read More

La consommation d’énergie des réseaux d’eau et d’eaux usées représente près de 40 % de la facture énergétique déclarée par les municipalités de la province Toronto, le 30 mai 2017 - En Ontario, les réseaux d’eau et d’eaux usées ont une consommation énergétique inutilement élevée. Heureusement, une formidable occasion se présente maintenant pour réduire ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario has once-in-a-generation opportunity to reduce the energy and climate footprint of municipal water use

Published Tue, 30 May 2017 12:34:26 EST Read More

Water and wastewater systems account for almost 40% of reported municipal energy use in the province Toronto, May 30, 2017 - Ontario’s municipal water and wastewater systems use unnecessarily large amounts of energy. Thankfully, there is a huge opportunity to reduce the energy and greenhouse gas footprint of delivering these services to residents. That was the message delivered ...... Click here to read this release



La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario examine le lien entre l’énergie et l’eau dans son rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie

Published Thu, 25 May 2017 09:04:55 EST Read More

Avis aux médias La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario examine le lien entre l’énergie et l’eau dans son rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario, Dianne Saxe, est sur le point de publier le volume un de son rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie. Le rapp...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Volume 1 of annual Energy Conservation Progress Report Tuesday May 30 - Media accreditation available

Published Thu, 25 May 2017 08:57:34 EST Read More

Media Advisory Environmental Commissioner of Ontario examines connection between energy and water in annual energy conservation progress report Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe, will release volume one of her annual energy conservation progress report. The report reviews the major energy, climate, environmental and financial impacts of Ontari...... Click here to read this release



A fast invading plant threatens your favourite beach, fishing spot and wetlands in Central Ontario

Published Tue, 23 May 2017 12:05:13 EST Read More

May 23, 2017 - Summer, beaches, and swimming are just around the corner, but what if we told you that favourite areas are under siege. Yes, even your favourite sandy beach is likely under threat. Ontario’s most invasive plant, Phragmites, is a tall reed, that is spreading fast along shorelines taking over wetlands and beaches and obstructing your views and destroying habitat. The spread of Phra...... Click here to read this release



A fast invading plant threatens your favourite beach, fishing spot and wetlands in North Eastern Ontario

Published Tue, 23 May 2017 12:03:38 EST Read More

May 23, 2017 - Summer, beaches, and swimming are just around the corner, but what if we told you that favourite areas are under siege. Yes, even your favourite sandy beach is likely under threat. Ontario’s most invasive plant, Phragmites, is a tall reed, that is spreading fast along shorelines taking over wetlands and beaches and obstructing your views and destroying habitat. The spread of Phra...... Click here to read this release



A fast invading plant threatens your favourite beach, fishing spot and wetlands in North Western Ontario

Published Tue, 23 May 2017 12:01:26 EST Read More

May 23, 2017 - Summer, beaches, and swimming are just around the corner, but what if we told you that favourite areas are under siege. Yes, even your favourite sandy beach is likely under threat. Ontario’s most invasive plant, Phragmites, is a tall reed, that is spreading fast along shorelines taking over wetlands and beaches and obstructing your views and destroying habitat. The spread of Phra...... Click here to read this release



A fast invading plant threatens your favourite beach, fishing spot and wetlands in South Eastern Ontario

Published Tue, 23 May 2017 11:59:07 EST Read More

May 23, 2017 - Summer, beaches, and swimming are just around the corner, but what if we told you that favourite areas are under siege. Yes, even your favourite sandy beach is likely under threat. Ontario’s most invasive plant, Phragmites, is a tall reed, that is spreading fast along shorelines taking over wetlands and beaches and obstructing your views and destroying habitat. The spread of Phra...... Click here to read this release



A fast invading plant threatens your favourite beach, fishing spot and wetlands in Ontario

Published Tue, 23 May 2017 11:56:56 EST Read More

May 23, 2017 - Summer, beaches, and swimming are just around the corner, but what if we told you that favourite areas are under siege. Yes, even your favourite sandy beach is likely under threat. Ontario’s most invasive plant, Phragmites, is a tall reed, that is spreading fast along shorelines taking over wetlands and beaches and obstructing your views and destroying habitat. The spread of Phra...... Click here to read this release



A fast invading plant threatens your favourite beach, fishing spot and wetlands in South Western Ontario

Published Tue, 23 May 2017 11:50:09 EST Read More

May 23, 2017 - Summer, beaches, and swimming are just around the corner, but what if we told you that favourite areas are under siege. Yes, even your favourite sandy beach is likely under threat. Ontario’s most invasive plant, Phragmites, is a tall reed, that is spreading fast along shorelines taking over wetlands and beaches and obstructing your views and destroying habitat. The spread of Phra...... Click here to read this release



The Province’s coordinated land use review is on the right track, but questions remain

Published Thu, 18 May 2017 10:45:28 EST Read More

For immediate release Bolder action needed to grow the Greenbelt, protect species at risk and halt urban sprawl for good TORONTO-May 18, 2017 After a 26 month review, the Government of Ontario is generally heading in the right direction with update...... Click here to read this release



Former Mississauga Mayor, Hazel McCallion, joins GreenSaver Board

Published Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:21:06 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE April 25th, 2017 Hazel McCallion putting her energy into saving energy: Former Mayor of Mississauga joins GreenSaver Board (Toronto, April 25th, 2017) Hazel McCallion, the long serving former Mayor of Mississauga continues to make her mark. Her most recent effort is to advocate for energy conservation and related programs for familie...... Click here to read this release



EnerQuality, ENERGY STAR, Reach Home Labelling Milestone

Published Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:50:33 EST Read More

EnerQuality, ENERGY STAR, Reach Home Labelling Milestone For immediate release (Toronto) EnerQuality - the #1 certifier of energy efficient homes in Canada - has hit a milestone: labelling its 75,000th ENERGY STAR® home. Since the modest start of just 96 homes in 2006, the first year of labelling ENERGY STAR for New Homes, EnerQuality now labels more than 6...... Click here to read this release



GreenPAC endorses British Columbia environmental champions for the provincial election

Published Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:10:05 EST Read More

March 16, 2017 GreenPAC endorses B.C. environmental champions for the provincial election Candidates endorsed from three major parties VANCOUVER - GreenPAC, Canada’s non-partisan organization committed to building environmental leadership in politics, has endorsed six candidates with strong environmental track records in British Columbia’s 2017 provincial ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario at McMaster on Tuesday March 21st to deliver Spring 2017 Public Lecture

Published Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:13:18 EST Read More

Media Advisory Environmental Commissioner of Ontario at McMaster to deliver Spring 2017 Public Lecture Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will be speaking at McMaster Centre for Climate Change’s Spring 2017 Public Lecture about climate change in Ontario ̶ the critical thresholds that have been exceeded, the province’s current greenhouse gas (GH...... Click here to read this release



Open letter from Ontario Beekeepers' Association to the Federal Standing Committee regarding management of imidacloprid

Published Thu, 9 Mar 2017 15:58:52 EST Read More

Comments from the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association to the The House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food Hearing on Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposal to phase out the main uses of imidacloprid March 7, 2017, Dear Members of the Standing Committee, The Ontario Beekeepers’ Association has represented Ontario beekeepers since 1881. Ont...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Geothermal Advancement Highlighted at the OGA Annual Conference

Published Thu, 2 Mar 2017 09:12:23 EST Read More

Ontario Geothermal Advancement Highlighted at the OGA Annual Conference On February 21-22, the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) hosted their 7th annual OGA Conference - Spotlighting Geothermal Energy - which welcomed local and international leaders in the geothermal industry. The first day of the conference began with a welcome address from Jim Bolger, OGA Presiden...... Click here to read this release



EQ Awards Handed Out to Ontario Best Green Builders

Published Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:03:58 EST Read More

Media Release EQ Awards Handed Out to Ontario Best Green Builders (TORONTO, ON. Feb 23, 2017) Today, an extensive series of high quality presentations about sustainability in the housing industry took place at the EnerQuality (EQ) Housing Innovation Forum. This was followed by an evening of celebration as the EQ Awards Gala took centre stage at Universal EventS...... Click here to read this release



Why you should be at the OGA Conference February 21-22, 2017

Published Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:42:38 EST Read More

Why YOU need to be at OGA Conference February 21-22, 2017: Spotlighting Geothermal Energy Where: Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, and Ontario. On Febru...... Click here to read this release



Nominee list for 2017 EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards

Published Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:02:33 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Nominee list for 2017 EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards Media credentials available What: EnerQuality Innovation Forum and Awards on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Vaughn, Ontario Want to feel better informed and prepared for next year’s business challenges and have a good time - then the EnerQuality ...... Click here to read this release



Le ministère des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts reçoit un prix pour la décontamination d’un site de radar datant de la Guerre froide

Published Thu, 9 Feb 2017 15:43:42 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE February 9, 2017 Le ministère des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts reçoit un prix pour la décontamination d’un site de radar datant de la Guerre froide La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario exprime sa reconnaissance au personnel du ministère pour avoir décontaminé un site de radar abandonné d...... Click here to read this release



Cleanup of Cold War radar site earns Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry award

Published Thu, 9 Feb 2017 15:20:22 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE February 9, 2017 Cleanup of Cold War radar site earns Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry award Environmental Commissioner of Ontario recognizes ministry staff for remediation project in Polar Bear Provincial Park Toronto, ON, February 9, 2017 The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario...... Click here to read this release



Will Geothermal Heating Replace Natural Gas in Your Ontario Home?

Published Tue, 7 Feb 2017 13:01:07 EST Read More

Media Advisory and Call for Media Credentials Will Geothermal Heating Replace Natural Gas in Your Ontario Home? Low carbon emission heating in a warming climate is focus of Ontario Geothermal Association conference Feb. 21-22, 2017 in Mississauga What: The Ontario Geothermal Association welcomes industry leaders from across North America and Europe to t...... Click here to read this release



2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Award Winners

Published Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:34:08 EST Read More

Media Release 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Award Winners (TORONTO, ON February 2, 2017) The 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Awards were presented during the Powering Prosperity Gala & Ceremony. The awards honour the champions of Ontario's sustainable energy sector....... Click here to read this release



Minister Glen Murray to Address Powering Prosperity Awards - OSEA February 2nd 2017

Published Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:31:09 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Minister Glen Murray to Address Powering Prosperity Awards- Ontario Sustainable Energy Association February 2nd 2017 What: Minister of Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray will speak at the Ontario Sustainable Energy Associations (annual Powering Prosperity Awards ceremony. Other sp...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government proposes continued hunt of at-risk snapping turtles

Published Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:06:48 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE January 25, 2017 Ontario Government proposes continued hunt of at-risk snapping turtles Environmental groups dismayed by disregard of scientific evidence ONTARIO - After years of dithering, Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is poised to make a critical decision abou...... Click here to read this release



Powering Prosperity Media Advisory and Interview Opportunity

Published Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:35:16 EST Read More

Media Advisory & Interview Opportunity Chair of World Renewable Energy Council to speak on Ontario’s Renewable Energy Future from a Global Perspective at Powering Prosperity Awards dinner in North York, February 2nd 2017 What: Ontario Sustainable Energy Associations annual Powering Prosperity Awards ceremony and Keynote Speaker Dr. Harry Lehmann, Chair of the W...... Click here to read this release



EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards - Media Credential Available

Published Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:14:56 EST Read More

Forum and Awards on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Vaughn, Ontario Want to feel better informed and prepared for next year’s business challenges and have a good time - then the EnerQuality Housing Innovation Forum and Gala is where you need to be. EQ Housing Innovation Forum is a concentrated infusion of new thinking, new products and new techniques with the common benefit...... Click here to read this release



Health and the Environment belong in the Same Box: Why Health Impact Assessments belong in Environmental Assessments

Published Tue, 3 Jan 2017 11:04:27 EST Read More

Op-Ed by: Dr. Courtney Howard, Dr. Trevor Hancock, Robert Rattle Perhaps because we mostly work inside boxes - hospitals, clinics, universities and office buildings - it has taken the world’s health community far too long to realize that human health belongs in the same box as what we call “the environment.” These ideas have been part of other thought systems, including Aboriginal co...... Click here to read this release



Join a local Christmas Bird Count, 120 to Choose From!

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2016 09:39:02 EST Read More

Join a local Christmas Bird Count! Visit ontarionature.org/CBC to find a census near you Toronto, December 7, 2016 - Throughout the holiday season, many Ontarians enjoy one decadent feast after another. Why not burn off those newly-acquired calories by helping our feathered friends? The Christmas Bird Coun...... Click here to read this release



Hold the Date: Attention Event Calendar Editors

Published Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:20:57 EST Read More

Thursday, February 23, 2017 EQ Housing Innovation Forum and Awards Want to feel better informed and prepared for next year’s business challenges and have a good time - then the EnerQuality Housing Innovation Forum and Gala is where you need to be. EQ Housing Innovation Forum is a concentrated infusion of new thinking, new products and new techniques with the common benefits of adva...... Click here to read this release



Faire des cibles de l’Ontario sur le climat une réalité

Published Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:21:09 EST Read More

La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario louange la nouvelle loi sur le climat, mais elle indique que la route à parcourir demeure tumultueuse. Toronto, ON, le 22 novembre 2016 - Le gouvernement de l’Ontario mérite des félicitations pour sa nouvelle Loi sur le climat. Par contre, les pièges potentiels se révèlent au fur et à mesure que la province traduit ses pa...... Click here to read this release



Turning Ontario’s climate targets into reality

Published Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:12:07 EST Read More

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario praises the new climate law, but warns of tough road ahead Toronto, ON, November 22, 2016 - The Ontario government deserves congratulations for its new climate change law, but potential pitfalls lie ahead as the province puts its words into action. This was the message delivered today by Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO)...... Click here to read this release



Building a circular economy for end-of-life vehicles (ELV) in Canada

Published Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:52:08 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National automotive recycling sector council will help maximize resource recovery associated with end-of-life vehicles (November 10, 2016 -- Toronto) The Automotive Recyclers in Canada (ARC) with the support of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association (CVMA) and Global Automakers of Canada (GAC) is announcing the launch of ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario in Hamilton for Tour and Public Forum

Published Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:43:13 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHAT: Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe, and will be in Hamilton visiting 3 sites on Tuesday, September 27th as a guest of Environment Hamilton. In the evening she will participate in a Public Forum - Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights and You. WHEN: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 10:45 a.m. WHERE: 10:45am - Pipel...... Click here to read this release



Canada’s largest eco-friendly commercial landscaping initiative launched by Bentall Kennedy in Mississauga

Published Wed, 15 Jun 2016 12:28:35 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHEN: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - Event starts at 10:00 a.m. with speakers at 10:30 a.m. WHAT: Bentall Kennedy will officially announce Canada’s largest low-emission and all-electric commercial landscape management program at the Meadowvale North Business Park. A demonstration of the specialized equipment and solar charging system will take place. Be...... Click here to read this release



A Fix for the Climate Polluting Canada Pension Plan

Published Wed, 1 Jun 2016 10:02:26 EST Read More

Media Release June 1, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) Friends of the Earth Canada is calling on Canada's largest public investor, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), with $278.9 billion in assets, to stop investing in climate polluting fossil fuels and bring its investm...... Click here to read this release



Focus on What Matters

Published Tue, 31 May 2016 10:05:01 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, 31 May 2016 - At Queen’s Park today, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe, in her first report, Conservation: Let’s Get Serious, called for public bodies to be accountable for the energy they use. Right now, it’s hard for taxpayers to find out which public buildings are energy hogs. The Environmental Commissioner calls for this information to be easi...... Click here to read this release



Province-wide bee protection campaign launched

Published Thu, 5 May 2016 09:49:43 EST Read More

Friends of the Earth calls on city folks to “Let It Bee” Media Release From left to right: Kathy Nosich - Director of Corporate Brand Management - OPG, Donna Dasko - School of Public Policy and Governance - University of Toronto, ...... Click here to read this release



FOE and OPG partner to “Let it Bee”

Published Mon, 2 May 2016 10:02:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory A call to action to protect wild bees When: May 5, 2016, from 10 to 11 a.m. Where: 700 University Avenue, Toronto Mini Auditorium (please check in with Security desk at lobby) Who: Friends of the Earth Canada (FOE) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) What: FOE and OPG will announce the “LET IT ...... Click here to read this release



A Heavenly Message for Bayer Inc - Bayer Neonics Non!

Published Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:33:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory (Montreal, QC - April 27, 2016) Just before 9am Thursday April 28th representatives of the media are advised to look up, way up, west of the Jacques Cartier bridge. Friends of the Earth Canada assisted by Aerogram will be delivering a message from the heavens to the maker of bee killing pesticides, Bayer Inc. The Aerogram aircraft will orbit the Bayer offices at 1250 ...... Click here to read this release



Leading Net Zero Energy homebuilders to be recognized by Natural Resources Canada and Owens Corning Canada

Published Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:46:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Leading Net Zero Energy homebuilders to be recognized by Natural Resources Canada and Owens Corning Canada When: Wednesday, 9 March 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. Where: Fairmont Chateau Laurier - The Drawing Room 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7 What: Owens Corning Canada hosts an awards ceremony to celebrate a major milestone in the Canad...... Click here to read this release



Construction Voyer unveils six Net Zero Energy condos in Laval

Published Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:33:53 EST Read More

(February 23, 2016, Laval, QC) Today, Construction Voyer celebrated the completion of six Net Zero Energy condos in Laval’s Duvernay East community. The condos, Canada’s first Net Zero Energy sixplex, were built as part of a national project that will almost double the amount of Net Zero Energy homes in the country. Energy-efficient features of the new six-unit multiplex include Owen...... Click here to read this release



Ocean Fish Farms - ISA Virus Bombs?

Published Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:08:22 EST Read More

Press Release January 14, 2016 Ocean Fish Farms - ISAV Virus Detected Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance www.farmed-salmon-boycott.com Ocean Fish Farms - ISA Virus Bombs? News of the first published evidence that a European variant of the infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) is pr...... Click here to read this release



Clean50 support for Canadian leadership at Paris climate talks

Published Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:32:17 EST Read More

(Toronto, November 23, 2015) In advance of the United Nations Conference of the Parties 21 (COP 21) convening in Paris next week, over 80 members of Canada’s Clean50 as well as over 60 of the organizations that employ them, have made public a letter to Canada’s delegation. Th...... Click here to read this release



Mattamy Homes completes Net Zero Energy home in Calgary

Published Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:22:25 EST Read More

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** LOCATION: CALGARY, ALBERTA Cityscape welcomes Calgary’s first Net Zero Energy residence as part of national eco-friendly homebuilding project WHAT:Mattamy Homes, North America’s largest privately owned homebuilder, is celebrating the completion of the firs...... Click here to read this release



Christmas tree lighting at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

Published Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:23:22 EST Read More

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY/MEDIA ADVISORY Beautiful spruce tree brings the ‘Joy of Creativity’ to the Gardiner Museum On Thursday, November 12th, the Gardiner Museum will mark the beginning of its annual 12 Trees exhibition with the lighting of the 40-foot, Ontario-grown Christmas tree located on the Museum’s front plaza. The tree was do...... Click here to read this release



Ontario needs more and better parks

Published Tue, 3 Nov 2015 10:33:51 EST Read More

Queen’s Park, November 3, 2015 - Ontario’s acting Environmental Commissioner, Ellen Schwartzel is calling on the provincial government to step up its protection of environmentally sensitive lands. In her Annual Report “Small Things Matter” released today, Schwartzel pointed out it’s been years since the Ontario government spent any significant money to acquire new conser...... Click here to read this release



L’Ontario doit améliorer ses parcs et en créer de nouveaux

Published Tue, 3 Nov 2015 10:28:48 EST Read More

Queen’s Park, le 3 novembre 2015 - La commissaire à l’environnement intérimaire de l’Ontario, Ellen Schwartzel, fait appel au gouvernement provincial pour qu’il renforce la protection des terres environnementales fragiles. Dans son rapport annuel publié aujourd’hui, Chaque détail compte, madame Schwartzel souligne que bien des années ont passé depuis la dernière f...... Click here to read this release



Nova Scotia builder unveils Net Zero Energy Ready home near Halifax

Published Mon, 2 Nov 2015 14:55:44 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE Provident Development completes the first of five homes it will construct as part of a Canada-wide Net Zero Energy initiative (Bedford, NS, November 2, 2015) Today, Provident Development hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first of five homes built as part of a national project that will almost double the amount of Ne...... Click here to read this release



40-foot Christmas tree arrives at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

Published Fri, 30 Oct 2015 11:17:15 EST Read More

Traffic Alert: Queen’s Park Crescent (south of Bloor) northbound lane restrictions due to the unloading of a 40-foot Ontario-grown spruce Christmas tree at the Gardiner Museum. PHOTO OPPORTUNITY/MEDIA ADVISORY Beautiful spruce tree brings the ‘joy of creativity’ to the Gardiner Museum On Tuesday, November 3th, the Gardiner Museum will receive a 40...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2014/15 Annual Report

Published Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:29:00 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHEN: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario Acting Commissioner Ellen Schwartzel will release this year’s Annual Report. The report, entitled Small Things Matter, will include substantive reviews of ministry decisions, ministry responses to applica...... Click here to read this release



La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario publie son rapport annuel de 2014-2015

Published Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:15:45 EST Read More

Avis aux médias QUAND : le mardi 3 novembre 2015 à 10 h OÙ : studio des médias de Queen’s Park, édifice de l’Assemblée législative, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario La commissaire intérimaire Ellen Schwartzel publiera son rapport annuel de 2014-2015, Chaque détail compte, qui présente une revue exhaustive des décisions ministérielles, des ré...... Click here to read this release



Provident Development completes its first Net Zero Energy Ready home near Halifax

Published Tue, 27 Oct 2015 09:39:58 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia The only East Coast homebuilder in national Net Zero Energy project, chooses Bedford, Nova Scotia as site for its five net zero energy ready homes When: Monday, November 2, 2015 2:00 p.m. What: Provident Development invites media to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the compl...... Click here to read this release



Minto celebrates the completion of its newest Net Zero Energy home near Ottawa

Published Fri, 2 Oct 2015 11:18:40 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Location: Kanata, Ontario When: Thursday, October 8, 2015 10:00 am What: Minto celebrates the completion of the first Net Zero Energy home it has built as part of a Canada-wide program. The Net Zero Energy home, the first of five to be built in Kanata’s Arcadia community, will produce as much energy as it consumes. Media and guests are in...... Click here to read this release



Canada Scores a “C” on Sustainability

Published Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:59:56 EST Read More

Report Card released on the opening of the UN Sustainable Development Summit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2015 As the United Nations prepares to endorse a new set of 17 goals for sustainable development, Canada receives an overall mark of “C” in a report card, The Future Canadians Want, released by Canada Conserves. The UN goals blend qu...... Click here to read this release



Top Sustainability Leaders Across Canada Honoured by Clean50

Published Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:16:53 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, September 21, 2015 -- Led by Premiers Kathleen Wynne of Ontario and Philippe Couillard of Quebec, the 2016 list of “Canada’s Clean50” celebrates the accomplishments of 50 sustainability leaders drawn from 16 widely different categories. These champions have achieved measurable results in fighting climate change, and are helping transition Canad...... Click here to read this release



Guelph Net Zero Energy home first built in national demonstration project

Published Fri, 11 Sep 2015 15:39:03 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario Reid’s Heritage Homes celebrates the first of 25 net zero energy homes to be built across Canada (September 11, 2015, Guelph, ON) Canada’s newest Net Zero Energy home has been built in Guelph. Constructed by Reid’s Heritage Homes, the house is the first completed as part of a...... Click here to read this release



Reid’s Heritage Homes celebrates completion of inaugural Net Zero Energy home in national demonstration project

Published Thu, 3 Sep 2015 09:58:12 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario What: Reid’s Heritage Homes invites members of the media to Guelph for the inaugural ribbon cutting event for a national demonstration project that will almost double the amount of Net Zero Energy homes in Canada. The event will feature a tour of the recently completed house-...... Click here to read this release



Indian IT multinational Tech Mahindra and Ryerson University sign memorandum of understanding on microgrid solutions research

Published Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:58:40 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, ON, August 19, 2015: Microgrids, disruptive technology and cutting edge research were the topics of conversation as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Ryerson University and India-based Tech Mahindra Ltd. (TechM), a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering. The agreement was made official at the university...... Click here to read this release



Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro Launching Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot

Published Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:32:06 EST Read More

Press Release August 18, 2015 - Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro announced today their collaborative partnership with Tech Mahindra Ltd. to build an Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging System (IEVCS) designed to contribute toward Ontario’s clean energy future. “The potential load impact of electric vehicle charging on transformers is something that needs to be taken into consideration ...... Click here to read this release



Ryerson University, Tech Mahindra ink MoU for research in Microgrids

Published Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:11:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory Microgrid Facility Tour, Photo/Interview Opportunity WHEN Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. WHERE Ryerson Centre for Urban Energy Conference Room 147 Dalhousie St. Toronto, ON WHAT Tech Mahindra Ltd. (...... Click here to read this release



Minister of Energy, Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro and Tech Mahindra to announce clean energy initiative

Published Mon, 17 Aug 2015 09:55:44 EST Read More

August 17, 2015 Media Advisory Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro and Tech Mahindra will host Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Energy to announce a clean energy initiative in the region. Where: Southbrook Vineyards 581 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake L0S 1J0 ...... Click here to read this release



Minister of the Environment and Climate Change in Oakville to celebrate facility’s recycling of 500,000 Ontario appliances

Published Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:27:55 EST Read More

Media Release Proper disposal of old fridges and freezers has climate change and energy saving benefits (Oakville, ON, July 31, 2015) Today, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, toured ARCA Canada to see firsthand how 500,000 fridges, freezers and other refrigerant-containing appliances have been safely decommissioned since 2...... Click here to read this release



Celebrating an Ontario climate change and energy saving success

Published Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:37:24 EST Read More

Media Advisory Plant Tour, Photo/Interview Opportunity Minister of the Environment and Climate Change to tour recycling facility in Oakville WHAT Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and industry representatives will tour ARCA Canada to mark the milestone of half a million appliances having been decommissioned at the f...... Click here to read this release



Minto to build five of the most energy efficient homes in Canada

Published Wed, 22 Jul 2015 08:59:35 EST Read More

Kanata neighbourhood will feature Minto Communities’ latest Net Zero Energy homes (July 22, 2015, Ottawa, ON) Minto Communities is excited to announce the construction of five of the most energy efficient homes in Canada, now within reach for the average homebuyer. With support from Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative (ecoEII), Minto is...... Click here to read this release



Confusion Slows Adaptation to Climate Change

Published Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:11:38 EST Read More

Toronto, July 14, 2015 - Ontario’s acting Environmental Commissioner said a lack of coordinated and easy-to-use projections for climate change is making it hard for government and business leaders to adapt to the new reality. Ellen Schwartzel said businesses, governments and individuals need accurate forecasts of the changing climate if they are to figure out how to adapt to the coming...... Click here to read this release



La confusion freine l’adaptation au changement climatique

Published Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:06:08 EST Read More

Toronto, le 14 juillet 2015 - La commissaire à l’environnement intérimaire de l’Ontario a dit que le manque de prévisions coordonnées et conviviales sur le changement climatique fait en sorte qu’il est difficile pour le gouvernement et les chefs d’entreprise de s’adapter à la nouvelle réalité. Mme Ellen Schwartzel a dit que les entreprises, les gouvernements et les perso...... Click here to read this release



Gap Looms in Ontario’s Fight Against Climate Change

Published Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:04:32 EST Read More

Toronto, July 7, 2015 - Ontario’s acting Environmental Commissioner Ellen Schwartzel offers some praise for the provincial government, but also a warning the government will find it difficult to meet its next target for combatting climate change. On the eve of the Climate Summit of the Americas, Schwartzel praises Ontario’s ambitious targets for reducing emissions, noting they are in...... Click here to read this release



Un écart menace la lutte au changement climatique en Ontario

Published Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:03:09 EST Read More

Toronto, le 7 juillet 2015 - La commissaire à l’environnement intérimaire, Ellen Schwartzel, fait l’éloge du gouvernement provincial, mais l’avertit par la même occasion qu’il lui sera difficile d’atteindre sa prochaine cible dans la lutte au changement climatique. À la veille du Sommet des Amériques sur le climat, Mme Schwartzel félicite l’Ontario d’avoir établi de...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release report on Ontario’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Published Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:13:10 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHEN: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 148, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release the annual review of the government’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions for 2015: Feeling the Heat. The conference will also be broadc...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie un rapport sur les progrès des activités en Ontario pour réduire les émissions des gaz à effet de serre

Published Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:09:27 EST Read More

Avis aux médias QUAND : Le 7 juillet 2015 à 10 h. OÙ : Salle 148, Studio des médias de Queen's Park, Assemblée législative, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario. Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera La pression monte, l’édition 2015 de sa revue annuelle sur les progrès des activités en Ontario pour réduire les émissions des gaz à effet ...... Click here to read this release



Investing in Communities, Customers and the Environment: Rogers Corporate Responsibility Report 2014

Published Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:01:10 EST Read More

TORONTO (June 26, 2015) From reducing paper use in its offices to investing in Canada’s youth, Rogers continues its efforts to make a difference from coast to coast as revealed in its annual Corporate Social Responsibility report (CSR). This year’s 2014 CSR report is divided into six subject areas (Good Governance, Customer Experience, Employee Experience, Environmental Responsibili...... Click here to read this release



Investir dans les collectivités, les clients et l’environnement : Rapport 2014 sur la responsabilité sociale d’entreprise de Rogers

Published Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:00:13 EST Read More

TORONTO, le 26 juin 2015 - De la diminution de l’utilisation du papier dans ses bureaux à l’investissement en faveur des jeunes du Canada, Rogers poursuit ses efforts pour faire sa marque d’un océan à l’autre, comme le révèle son rapport annuel sur la responsabilité sociale d’entreprise (RSE). Le rapport de 2014 s’articule autour de six sujets : Bonne gouvernance, ExpÃ...... Click here to read this release



A Quebec first in Laval

Published Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:42:22 EST Read More

Media Release Construction Voyer building six net zero energy homes as part of Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative’s national Net Zero Energy project (June 22, 2015, Laval, QC) Lucky homeowners in Laval will soon be moving into new net zero energy homes. Today, Construction Voyer broke ground on six condos as part of a nat...... Click here to read this release



Une première québécoise à Laval

Published Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:21:58 EST Read More

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Construction Voyer bâti six habitations à consommation énergétique nette zéro dans le cadre de l'Initiative écoÉNERGIE sur l'innovation de Ressources naturelles Canada pour le projet national de consommation énergétique nette zéro Laval, QC, le 22 juin 2015. - De chanceux propriétaires lavallois aménageront bientôt dans leurs no...... Click here to read this release



Construction Voyer innove à Laval dans le cadre du projet de démonstration national de consommation énergétique nette zéro

Published Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:37:36 EST Read More

AVIS AUX MÉDIAS Pour publication : IMMÉDIATE Lieu : Laval, Québec Quoi? Construction Voyer invite les membres des médias à un événement novateur à Laval dans le cadre d’un projet de démonstration national qui doublera presque le nombre d'habitations à consommation énergétique nette zéro au Canada. L'objectif est de démontrer que les habitations Ã...... Click here to read this release



Construction Voyer to break ground in Laval as part of Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative Net Zero Energy demonstration project

Published Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:29:50 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Laval, Québec What: Construction Voyer invites the media to its groundbreaking event in Laval as part of a national demonstration project that will almost double the amount of Net Zero Energy homes in Canada. The intent is to demonstrate that Net Zero Energy homes can be built cost-effectively across Canada, o...... Click here to read this release



Satisfied Ontario power utilities choose GreenSaver to provide Energy Conservation programs for 2015-2020

Published Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:09:35 EST Read More

(June 16th 2015) As Ontario Local Distribution Companies (LDC) and electricity utilities consider their options for providing energy conservation demand management (CDM) programs, required under the new 2015-2020 provincial energy conservation framework, four utilities (E.L.K. Energy Inc., Hydro Hawkesbury Inc., Cooperative Hydro Embrun Inc. and Hydro 2000 Inc.) have already selected...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Southwestern Ontario

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:18:05 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:08:06 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Northern Ontario

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:59:26 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business across the GTA

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:41:41 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Premier Wynne's Cap-and-Trade carbon reduction plan lauded by GreenSaver

Published Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:15:45 EST Read More

(April 13, 2015, Toronto, ON) Vladan Veljovic, President and CEO of GreenSaver was quick to praise Premier Wynne and Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray on a new Ontario cap-and-trade plan for carbon emissions and wished them success at the climate change discussions in Quebec City. Mr. Veljovic citing his 20 years of experience in the energy and environmental sector...... Click here to read this release



Lowe’s commits to phase-out neonicotinoids from its shelves in a move to protect bees and pollinators

Published Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:00:24 EST Read More

Friends of the Earth Canada Statement (April 9, 2015 Ottawa, ON) - Lowe’s, North America’s second largest home improvement company, announced today that they will take steps towards a 2019 ...... Click here to read this release



Groups urge public involvement in review of Oak Ridges Moraine and Greenbelt plans

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:50:23 EST Read More

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2015 Toronto, ON - This afternoon the provincial government launched the much anticipated public review of the plans that protect the Oak Ridges Moraine, Niagara Escarpment and Greenbelt. This review is an important opportunity to strengthen these plans to further protect water, nature and communities in the Greater Gol...... Click here to read this release



Let’s change time-of-use power prices and put smart meters to work

Published Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:32:57 EST Read More

Note: The following op-ed piece is a response from the Environmental Commissioner’s discussion of on and off-peak electricity prices flowed from the release of the Energy Conservation Report. The Report was presented on January 13, 2015 in a press conference at Queen’s Park....... Click here to read this release



Three game-changing ideas for Canada in 2015: Restoring Confidence in Our Future

Published Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:30:45 EST Read More

Op-Ed January 15, 2015 Sometimes you have to stand back to see the big picture. After thirty years in the environmental movement in Canada, I am doing just that. I spent much of the past year researching a major report on Canada’s future, and my family and I are currently in Istanbul, four months into a year-long tour of the world. I’m standing back from the big pictu...... Click here to read this release



Des efforts supplémentaires sont nécessaires dans le cadre du programme Priorité à la conservation de l’énergie

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:10:12 EST Read More

Toronto, le 13 janvier 2015 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit attendre la suite des choses en ce qui concerne la philosophie Priorité à la conservation de l’énergie du gouvernement. Au moment de la publication de son Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2014, Planifier pour économiser, M. Gord Miller a félicité ...... Click here to read this release



Conservation First Needs More Work

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:08:37 EST Read More

Toronto, 13 Jan. 2015 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says he’s adopting a wait-and-see attitude towards the government’s Conservation First philosophy. In releasing his 2014 Energy Conservation Progress Report “Planning to Conserve”, Gord Miller praised the shift to considering cost-effective conservation before building new generation or transmission faci...... Click here to read this release



Advisory - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Energy Conservation Progress Report

Published Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:01:38 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2014 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. Topics covered in this year's Report include Review of Policy Developments 2013-2014 and updates on government target achievements. WHEN: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Buildin...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le rapport sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie

Published Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:00:37 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2014, lequel passe en revue les avancées politiques réalisées en 2013-2014 et met à jour les progrès accomplis par rapport aux cibles du gouvernement. QUAND : le mardi 13 janvier 2015 à 10 h OÙ : Studio des...... Click here to read this release



A new universal icon for sustainability now available

Published Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:02:49 EST Read More

The Gift of an Icon ‘Tis the season for giving, and Canada Conserves has made a new and simple icon available to the world as a universal symbol of the shift to a sustainable path: the green arrow. “We need a single and readily identifiable image,” sa...... Click here to read this release



Insulation provides comfort and savings during extreme weather

Published Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:14:28 EST Read More

Icicles hanging from your roof are often a sign that you’re paying too much on heating bills (Ottawa, ON, December 17, 2014) Much of Canada has already experienced its first cold snap of the season. At a time of year when many people are looking to spend increased time indoors, it makes sense to assess the insulation levels in your home’s building envelope (i.e....... Click here to read this release



Last minute reflections on how being a conscious consumer makes for a great holiday season and a better New Year

Published Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:06:04 EST Read More

Prepared for submission free for your publication to use with proper credit By Don Huff, Founder of Environmental Communication Options A green Christmas can be as easy or a difficult as you are willing to make it. Personally, I am in favour of things that make a busy and complicated time of the year, simpler. Some of my green Christmas conscious consumer thoughts, include:...... Click here to read this release



Canada must learn to live better with less

Published Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:20:28 EST Read More

Report challenges Canada’s leaders to focus on solutions people want For immediate release: November 28, 2014 Canada is poorly equipped to deal with the inevitable environmental and economic challenges that lie ahead, says “The Next Wave”, a report on the future of the environmental and sustainability movements in Canada. The report summarizes the downward envi...... Click here to read this release



SodaStream Active Green Environmental Factsheet

Published Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:11:47 EST Read More

Supplementary Information to Canadian SodaStream users can take credit for reducing waste SodaStream’s “Active Green" approach to making sparkling water or flavoured sparkling water, benefits the e...... Click here to read this release



Canadian SodaStream users can take credit for reducing waste

Published Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:01:50 EST Read More

(November 18, 2014, Toronto, ON) Many Canadians currently use SodaStream’s sparkling water makers to create sparkling water and flavoured sparkling water beverages. In the last 12 months, Canadian SodaStream users have avoided the env...... Click here to read this release



Insulation: The invisible sound-proof investment

Published Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:34:36 EST Read More

Benefits include reduced sound transfer between rooms and improved air quality (Ottawa, ON, November 10, 2014) Choosing the right insulation product for your home can have a significant financial impact on your seasonal heating bill. Additionally, it also offers significant gains in occupant comfort and indoor air quality. By taking steps to ensure your building e...... Click here to read this release



New Polling shows Northern Ontario First Nation residents’ perceptions on energy and mining

Published Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:52:09 EST Read More

(October 16, 2014, Toronto, ON) New polling of Northern Ontario First Nation community residents that explores their attitudes towards renewable energy and resource development was presented today by Oraclepoll Research President Dr. Paul Seccaspina at the Renewables & Mining Summit and Exhibition. Issues surveyed in North...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner Boosts Energy Literacy

Published Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:09:40 EST Read More

Toronto, 15 Oct. 2014 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner today released Smart from Sunrise To Sunset, to alert the public and decision makers to the ability of the Smart Grid to change how they think about electricity. The report is a non-technical primer that describes how a 24-hour day will be different with the widespread adoption of the Smart Grid. Politicians, stakehold...... Click here to read this release



Op-Ed: “Neonic” Pesticide Ban Vital for Bee Health --and Our Own

Published Wed, 8 Oct 2014 09:01:34 EST Read More

By Gideon Forman, Caroline Schultz, and Faisal Moola In a few short days many of us will gather among family and friends for a thanksgiving feast, and as we thank our hard-working farmers we must not forget about their petite partners in food production -- honey bees and other pollinators! But these vital creatures are now in peril, threatened by a new class of pesticid...... Click here to read this release



Commit to end logging in Algonquin Park

Published Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:44:53 EST Read More

Toronto, 7 Oct. 2014 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the government should commit to end logging in its flagship provincial park. In his 2013/14 Annual Report Managing New Challenges released today, Gord Miller pointed out that logging is banned in all of the other 338 provincial parks in Ontario. “Algonquin is Ontario’s oldest provincial park,” says Miller...... Click here to read this release



Inaction threatens health at Aamjiwnaang First Nation

Published Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:36:03 EST Read More

Toronto, 7 Oct. 2014 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change must do more to resolve the health crisis at a First Nation community near Sarnia. In his 2013/2014 Annual Report, Managing New Challenges, Gord Miller says the Aamjiwnaang First Nation receives millions of kilograms of air pollution from the nearby petro-chemical ...... Click here to read this release



Reid’s Heritage Homes first builder to break ground in national Net Zero Energy homes demonstration project

Published Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:20:00 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario (September 29, 2014, Guelph, ON) Today, Reid’s Heritage Homes hosted the first groundbreaking ceremony for a national Net Zero Energy (NZE) homes demonstration project. Present to mark the occasion was Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga (Ontario), on behalf of the Ho...... Click here to read this release



Reid’s Heritage Homes first to break ground in national Net Zero Energy demonstration project

Published Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:33:50 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario Reid’s Heritage Homes first to break ground in national Net Zero Energy demonstration project What: Reid’s Heritage Homes invites members of the media to the inaugural groundbreaking event for a national demonstration project that will almost double the amoun...... Click here to read this release



Op-Ed: Time for Ontario to seize far-offshore wind opportunities in the Great Lakes

Published Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:25:12 EST Read More

Over three and a half years ago, a cancellation, publicly referred to as a moratorium, on offshore wind was announced. The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) is perplexed by the lack of action in advancing a far-offshore wind sector in Ontario. The original February 2011 decision was made ostensibly to allow time to conduct more studies. Almost nothing has happened since...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Failing in Fight against Climate Change

Published Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:05:24 EST Read More

Toronto, 9 July, 2014 - Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says Ontario needs to get back in the game on climate change. “The latest scientific evidence shows that the pace of climate change is accelerating,” says Miller. “Extreme weather events have increased dramatically around the world. Here in Ontario though, the provincial government hasn’t even delivered on commitments...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release report on Ontario’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Published Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:46:56 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHEN: Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 148, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Looking for Leadership: The costs of climate inaction -- the 2014 edition of his annual review of the government’s progress in reducing green...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to visit Waterloo Region

Published Mon, 2 Jun 2014 09:14:01 EST Read More

Media Advisory Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller and his Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee will hold their business meeting in Waterloo Region June 3 to 5, 2014 as part of their annual tour. “Waterloo has been a great center of innovation in land use planning, energy conservation and biodiversity protection over many years,” says Mr. Miller. “The area continues ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario cement plant wins award as international leader in reducing energy costs and consumption

Published Thu, 29 May 2014 11:06:14 EST Read More

Media Release St Marys Cement Inc. plant in Bowmanville, Ontario is a continent-wide leader in energy efficiency and conservation for manufacturers of cementitious material (Bowmanville ON, May 29, 2014) Community leaders and St Marys Cement Inc. executives were on hand today to celebrate St Marys Cement - Bowmanville Plant receiving the Gold Award Certificatio...... Click here to read this release



Ontario energy concerns overview: new polling

Published Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:26:33 EST Read More

Decided vote intent puts Liberals and Conservatives in near deadlock (April 9, 2014, Toronto, ON) Oraclepoll Research has released omnibus polling results at the All-Energy Canada Conference & Exhibition today. The survey is about Ontarians’ opinion regarding provincial voter intent, renewable energy and ener...... Click here to read this release



Update from All-Energy Canada Conference

Published Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:27:01 EST Read More

Media Release (April 9, 2014, Toronto, ON) The Plenary session at the All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference was a big success. The Plenary speakers left food for thought for the future of climate change and the future of energy in Canada an...... Click here to read this release



Three days away: Grow your international business in the renewable energy sector

Published Mon, 7 Apr 2014 14:29:03 EST Read More

Media Advisory How to do international business in the renewable energy sectorKeynote presentation by Nobel Prize Recipient: Smart Green Cities: Where energy is going in the next 100 yearsFree trade show (...... Click here to read this release



A new direction for Ontario energy conservation? - Interview Opportunity

Published Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:42:48 EST Read More

(March 31, 2014) WHAT: Response from Peter Love, Summerhill's Chief Energy Conservation Officers to Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli's speech on energy efficiency and conservation demand management at the Ontario Electricity Distributors Association's (EDA) AGM meeting on March 31, 2014. WHO: Peter Love, the Chief Energy Conservation Officer at Summerhill (one of...... Click here to read this release



All-Energy Canada Conference in Toronto -- 10 days until conference begins!

Published Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:19:43 EST Read More

Media Release (March 31, 2014, Toronto, ON) All-Energy Canada Conference & Exhibition (AEC) is a place where business connections in the renewable energy sector are made. It is the third in the All-Energy series, preceded by conferences in th...... Click here to read this release



Made-in-Ontario energy efficient building technology featured at All-Energy Canada conference in Toronto

Published Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:42:25 EST Read More

STEEP Building Systems Canada and Far North Developments will exhibit at Booth # 219 All-Energy Canada (free-to-attend trade show - www.all-energy.ca) on April 9 and 10 at the Direct Energy Centre (Geraldton, ON, March 27, 2014) STEEP Building Systems Canada, an Ontario based manufacturer of energy efficient struc...... Click here to read this release



Media credentials available for All-Energy Canada Exhibition and Conference

Published Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:18:28 EST Read More

Media Advisory Media passes will be available to accredited media at the All-Energy Canada (AEC) Exhibition and Conference, April 9 to 10, 2014. Interview opportunities are available at the conference and trade show for industry experts in the renewable energy sector from Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. With more than 150 speakers and many networking o...... Click here to read this release



Scotiabank offering $10,000 award to student eco-innovator

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:54:34 EST Read More

EcoLiving Awards applications open to full-time college or university students looking to change the future of home energy conservation Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and st...... Click here to read this release



Submit your home energy innovation to win $15,000 from Scotiabank

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:40:49 EST Read More

EcoLiving Awards an opportunity for energy efficiency innovation to be recognized by industry experts Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have mor...... Click here to read this release



Scotiabank offering $50,000 to business with best home energy efficiency solution

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:20:46 EST Read More

Businesses, innovators and students have three weeks left to apply for EcoLiving Awards Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have more ways to show...... Click here to read this release



Total of $75,000 to be awarded to best home energy efficiency solutions by Scotiabank

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:17:21 EST Read More

Businesses, innovators and students have three weeks left to apply for EcoLiving Awards Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have more ways to show...... Click here to read this release



Nobel Peace Prize winner is Keynote speaker for All-Energy Canada Conference in Toronto

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:17:26 EST Read More

(February 25 2014, Toronto, CANADA) The All-Energy Canada organizers are delighted to announce that Dr. Woodrow (Woody) W. Clark II will make a strategic Canadian appearance as the Keynote speaker on April 9th, 2014. ...... Click here to read this release



New insulation guide a must-read for do-it-yourself renovators

Published Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:16:08 EST Read More

(February 18, 2014, Ottawa, ON) A new comparison guide is available to assist Canadians in choosing the right insulation for new build and home renovation projects. Released today by NAIMA Canada, Building Insulation: A Performance Comparison for Today’s Environmental Home Builder & Renovation Project is an excellent source of information for learning about one of the most cost...... Click here to read this release



Attention: Event Calendar Editors and Media Sponsorship Coordinators - All-Energy Canada

Published Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:02:01 EST Read More

All-Energy Canada Update Please consider posting or including this within your event calendar directory: All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference April 9 and 10, 2014 Toronto, Canada ...... Click here to read this release



Celebrating Ontario’s Environmental Leadership

Published Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:03:20 EST Read More

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Scotiabank increases investment in Canadian eco innovators with annual awards program

Published Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:22:56 EST Read More

2014 submissions now open for businesses, entrepreneurs and students Toronto, January 28, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have more ways to show Canadians ne...... Click here to read this release



New Online Tool Makes It Easier For Designers to Specify Wood in their Projects

Published Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:40:58 EST Read More

Wall Thermal Design Calculator developed by buildABILITY for the Canadian Wood Council Toronto, ON (January 22, 2014) Responding to increased stringency for Canadian energy codes, buildABILITY is providing designers with prescriptive wall assembly solutions through an interactive, online portal. The Wall Thermal Design Calculator is one of buildABILITY's latest pro...... Click here to read this release



Premier Could Ease her Frustration Over GHGs by Phasing-out Coal

Published Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:21:52 EST Read More

By Dr. Joe Vipond, Dr. Raquel Feroe, and Gideon Forman In a recent interview, Premier Alison Redford expressed frustration with Ottawa’s foot-dragging on the GHG-regulation file. She has good reason to feel this way because the federal government has shown an appalling lack of political will (to put it mildly) on climate-change abatement. But now there’s a way for the ...... Click here to read this release



Willis Energy Services is now CLEAResult

Published Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:52:22 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION CONTACT: Lisa Heathman Lisah@hmhagency.com 503.295.1922 ext. 5255 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (January 20, 2014) -- Willis Energy Services has changed its name to CLEAResult. Willis, with offices in Vancouver and Toronto, joined the CLEAResult family of companies in 2012 and is one of several that have no...... Click here to read this release



Insulating yourself against the cold & higher energy costs

Published Wed, 8 Jan 2014 08:57:55 EST Read More

Icicles on your eaves are a warning sign (Ottawa, January 8, 2014) With polar temperatures stretching across Canada, the value of good insulation has never been better. Ensuring you have proper draft proofing and the right amount of insulation in your home remains one of the best things you can do for your wallet, comfort and the environment. “Inadequate insul...... Click here to read this release



Ontario far offshore wind company Trillium Power files Amended Statement of Claim for $500 Million after Appeal Court win

Published Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:25:46 EST Read More

Claim states Ontario Government avoided discussion with International Consortium to create 15,000 jobs (Toronto, Ontario December 13, 2013) Trillium Power Wind Corporation yesterday filed a "Fresh as Amended Statement of Claim" as ordered by the Court of Appeal. Ontario Superior Court of Justice filing responds to an ...... Click here to read this release



All-Energy Canada: forward-thinking renewable energy solutions for North America

Published Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:33:36 EST Read More

April 9th and 10th, 2014: Direct Energy and Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place (Toronto, ON December 11, 2013) This coming April a chance to discuss the future solutions of the renewable energy and conservation industries is coming to Canada. All-Ene...... Click here to read this release



Most Ontarians say real trees are the “green” Christmas choice

Published Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:49:50 EST Read More

Ontario-grown trees preferred by 7 in 10 poll respondents (December 10, 2013) Ontarians selected real Christmas trees over artificial as the more environmentally-friendly option this holiday season. According to a recent poll*, commissioned by the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA), 41% of respondents consider a real tree to be the most eco-friendly, 25% chose artificial t...... Click here to read this release



Save the date: On April 9th & 10th All-Energy Exhibition & Conference coming to Canada for the first time

Published Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:04:59 EST Read More

All-Energy Canada All-Energy Canada is organised by Reed Exhibitions the world’s leading event organizer, with 500 events in 41 countries and is held in association with the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA). All-Energy Exhibition and Conference is the UK’s largest renewable energy event which takes place yearly i...... Click here to read this release



Mixed Progress in Energy Conservation among Local Electrical Utilities

Published Mon, 9 Dec 2013 13:31:37 EST Read More

Toronto, December 9, 2013 - How is your local utility doing in delivering energy conservation? The Environmental Commissioner released Volume Two of his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, Building Momentum: Results today. The report reviews the progress the government has made in increasing energy efficiency and reducing the use of electricity, oil, propane, natural ga...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Stalls In Conserving Transportation Fuels

Published Mon, 9 Dec 2013 13:22:13 EST Read More

Toronto, December 9, 2013 -- Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says the Ministry of Energy should lose some of its responsibility for conservation because of its inaction on transportation fuels. The Environmental Commissioner today released Volume Two of his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, Building Momentum: Results. The report reviews the progress the government...... Click here to read this release



Advisory - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Energy Conservation Progress Report

Published Wed, 4 Dec 2013 10:45:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2012 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. Volume One of the report was released in September, 2013. WHEN: Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. WHERE: Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The report will be available onl...... Click here to read this release



Energy Minister lauded for rewarding homeowners who make their homes more energy efficient

Published Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:52:08 EST Read More

Insulation manufacturers’ association sees energy conservation as vital component of province’s economic and environmental well-being (December 2, 2013, Ottawa, ON) Today’s announcement by Ontario Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli is an important step in advancing Ontario as a leader in energy efficiency. NAIMA Canada, the national organization representing C...... Click here to read this release



Attention holiday shoppers - green gift and holiday polling

Published Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:17:42 EST Read More

Ahead of the biggest shopping season a poll commissioned by Friends of the Earth Canada shows buyers do consider the environment in their purchases (Ottawa, Canada November, 21, 2013) As the biggest retail blitz of the year approaches, Friends of the Earth Canada (FOE) is releasing their national holiday survey results. FO...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto receives international recognition for energy conservation success

Published Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:13:03 EST Read More

Media Release The Association of Energy Engineers awarded BOMA Toronto ‘Energy Project of the Year (Canada Region)’ at the 36th World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, DC (Toronto, ON, November 19, 2013) BOMA Toronto is the recipient of Energy Project of the Year (Canada Region) award from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) fo...... Click here to read this release



Ad campaign launched to challenge propane heating claims

Published Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:14:43 EST Read More

HALF-TRUTHS: CANADIAN OIL HEAT ASSOCIATION TAKES SUPERIOR PROPANE TO TASK The Canadian Oil Heat Association’s number one priority is consumers (Nova Scotia, November 14, 2013) The Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) is taking Superior Propane, a national company, “to task” for the launch of Superior Propane’s “off-oil” advertising campaign. ...... Click here to read this release



Trillium Power successful with Ontario far-offshore wind ruling at Ontario Court of Appeal: $2.25 Billion Claim to Proceed

Published Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:59:09 EST Read More

Media Release (November 13, 2013, Toronto, Canada) Trillium Power Wind Corporation (Trillium Power) has won its Appeal of the Rule 21 Motion decision (a mechanism to summarily dispose of an action), originally delivered by Mr. Justice Robert Goldstein on October 5, 2012. Yesterday’s Ontario Court of Appeal ruling will allow Trillium Power its day in court to seek dama...... Click here to read this release



Bee and pesticide die off expert visiting from UK - interview opportunity in Ontario

Published Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:06:38 EST Read More

Friends of the Earth Canada welcomes expert Who: Professor Dave Goulson, a UK biologist who specializes in bees. He has published over 200 scientific articles on the ecology of bees and other insects, and is the author of Bumblebees; their behaviour, ecology and conservation (2010, Oxford University Press) and A Sting in the Tale (2013, Jonathan Cape), a...... Click here to read this release



Stop Honey Bee Carnage Say Eight Out Of Ten Ontarians

Published Thu, 7 Nov 2013 10:11:08 EST Read More

Respondents agree that bees are crucial to Ontario’s agriculture sector (Ottawa, ON, November 7, 2013) A new public opinion poll released today finds that more than eight out of every ten people in Ontario support a ban on pesticides linked by scientists to bee deaths. Friends of the Earth Canada (FOE) commissioned the poll to discover whether or not Ontarian...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government's Actions Threaten the Protection of Endangered Species

Published Wed, 6 Nov 2013 10:18:35 EST Read More

Toronto, November 6, 2013 - In a special report to the legislature, Laying Siege to the Last Line of Defence, Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner warns that new regulation changes under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) threaten the protection of the province’s species at risk. The ESA prohibits the harming, harassing or killing of endangered and threatened...... Click here to read this release



One year after $26 million sockeye inquiry ended and still no government action--Experts fear government is retreating instead

Published Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:30:45 EST Read More

Media Release October 30, 2013 Vancouver--A media conference today marked a full year since Justice Bruce Cohen released the Final Report of the $26M “Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River.” Despite the impressive strength of Cohen’s findings and the solid 75 recommendations tabled to protect Fraser River sockeye, government has taken no mean...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Special Report on endangered species

Published Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:56:21 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release a Special Report, Laying Siege to the Last Line of Defence: A Review of Ontario’s Weakened Protections for Species at Risk at a media conference on November 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. The conference will also be available via webcast. To watch the live broadcast of the media conference, please visit ...... Click here to read this release



NEWS CONFERENCE-Government response still missing one year after sockeye inquiry final report-scientists, First Nations and conservationists call for action

Published Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:16:41 EST Read More

Media Advisory October 29, 2013 Location: Vancouver - Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University, 515 West Hastings St., Segal Room, (room number 1400) Time: 10 am, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 It’s been one year since Justice Bruce Cohen completed his $26 million federal inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in t...... Click here to read this release



SustainableTO Architecture + Building takes top prize for 'Resilient House for New York'

Published Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:45:05 EST Read More

- designed for post-Superstorm Sandy recovery Toronto, Oct 10, 2013 - Toronto-based Sustainable.TO Architecture + Building has taken the top prize in an international competition to design sustainable housing for disaster recovery zones, Paul Dowsett, principal of the firm, announced today. Sustainable.TO’s winning submission, “Resilient House for New ...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open a province-wide success

Published Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:08:34 EST Read More

(Ontario, Thursday, October 10) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s (OSEA) second annual Green Energy Doors Open, held Saturday, October 5, 2013, was a great success! The province-wide event included 66 sustainable energy champions who opened their homes, community buildings and businesses to showcase conservation, renewable energy, combined heat and power, green buildings, clean...... Click here to read this release



Danger Ahead For the Ring of Fire

Published Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:35:45 EST Read More

Toronto, October 10, 2013 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner warns that the Ontario government is risking irreversible damage to wildlife and wilderness by considering major industrial development in the Far North before research is done and environmental protections are put in place. The Far North covers 450,000 km2 in Ontario and includes part of the largest block of bore...... Click here to read this release



Gutting MNR: Lowered Standards, Dangerous Risks

Published Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:22:44 EST Read More

Toronto, October 10, 2013 --Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says the Ontario government is deliberately dismantling environmental protection that’s been built up over the past decades under the guise of what’s been called “MNR transformation.” In his 2012/13 Annual Report “Serving the Public,” Gord Miller says the changes to the Ministry of Natural Resources (MN...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner to release 2012/13 Annual Report

Published Mon, 7 Oct 2013 11:15:29 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHEN: Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 148, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The report will be available online at http://www.eco.on.ca coincident with the media conference. The report, entitled Serving the Public, will include substan...... Click here to read this release



Home Energy Labelling Motion introduced by Ottawa MPP Phil McNeely

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 12:06:20 EST Read More

(Queen’s Park) Today MPP Phil McNeely will introduce a motion to have Section 3 of the Green Energy Act with regards to energy labelling proclaimed. Text of the Motion To recognize that the important work of the Minister of Energy and "Conservation First", a white paper that was released on July 16th, 2013, which recommended that: "Disclosure of actual energy performance, for ex...... Click here to read this release



Electric vehicle test drive and smart home demonstration trailer in Woodstock

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:14:23 EST Read More

(Woodstock, ON, October 4, 2013) Woodstock Hydro Services Inc. and Arntjen Solar North America are co-hosting their new Sustainable Energy Expo Smart Home Trailer this Saturday. All are welcome to come out and discuss the future of smart grids and smart home technologies, including renewable energy, energy storage, smart appliance and more. You may also test drive Woodstock Hydro’s Ni...... Click here to read this release



Visit a Stoney Creek home that is a great example of energy efficiency

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:05:28 EST Read More

(Stoney Creek, ON, October 4, 2013) Stephen Bieda and his wife are working hard to provide their six children with an education and a legacy of a sustainable existence in the future. Stephen is offering a tour of his home this Saturday, as part of Green Energy Doors Open. Stephen is participating so that his neighbours and friends may learn about how they can create green jobs, and save...... Click here to read this release



Tour Vaughan City Hall and Woodbridge's Archetype Sustainable House

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:08:40 EST Read More

(October 3, 2013) There are two exciting events happening in Vaughan and Woodbridge on Saturday, October 5 as part of Green Energy Doors Open. Visitors are invited to explore Vaughan City Hall between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Vaughan City Hall was completed in 2011 and built to LEED Gold standards. Once certified, it will become one of the largest publicly owned buildings to achieve thi...... Click here to read this release



Free Energy Conservation Program Focuses on Algoma, Nipissing, Temiskaming, Manitoulin Island and Sudbury Districts for Fall Campaign Blitz

Published Wed, 25 Sep 2013 10:21:01 EST Read More

Media Release Relief from rising energy costs on its way to qualifying fixed and low income Espanola Hydro, Greater Sudbury Hydro, and Hydro One customers (Sudbury, ON, September 25, 2013) One of Ontario’s most successful home energy conservation programs, the saveONenergy HOME ASSISTANCE Program (HAP), is bringing its Northern Blitz campaign to...... Click here to read this release



On Saturday October 5th come explore Green Energy Doors Open 2013

Published Tue, 24 Sep 2013 17:03:29 EST Read More

Over 50 Events Will Take Place across the Province The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is building on the success of its first Green Energy Day that was held in 2011, by hosting a second province-wide renewable energy showcase. Green Energy Doors Open is being held across the province on Saturday, October 5th. There are over 50 exciting events taking place provinc...... Click here to read this release



Time for Action on Transit Funding

Published Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:00:37 EST Read More

Toronto, September 24, 2013 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the government should move immediately to improve municipal options for funding of transit. Gord Miller today released Building Momentum: Provincial Policies for Municipal Energy and Carbon Reductions, the latest volume of his annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. One of the issues the report examined ...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth Canada Objects to Feds' Renewal of Bee-Toxic Pesticide

Published Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:38:31 EST Read More

For immediate release (OTTAWA, September 23, 2013) Friends of the Earth Canada has filed a notice of objection to Health Canada's decision under the Pest Control Products Act to renew conditional registration of a bee-toxic pesticide, clothianidin, despite lack of due diligence by the applicant companies. Health Canada's agency dealing with pesticides is recommending ren...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release energy conservation report

Published Thu, 19 Sep 2013 10:24:43 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume One of his fourth Annual Energy Conservation Report. The Report explores opportunities for the province to help municipalities reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in their communities. WHEN: Tuesday, September 24 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 149, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislati...... Click here to read this release



British Columbia cement industry reaching milestone

Published Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:28:22 EST Read More

Concrete’s environmental footprint further reduced as CO2-reducing ContempraTM nears 50% of made-in-BC cement consumption Ottawa (ON), September 17, 2013 - A scant two years after its launch in Canada, a new cement type that results in 10% lower CO2 emissions is rapidly becoming the preferred standard for the majority of new conc...... Click here to read this release



Energy Minister lauded for commitment to conservation as critical part of Ontario's energy mix

Published Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:56:22 EST Read More

Insulation manufacturers' association sees energy conservation as vital component of province’s economic and environmental well-being (July 16, 2013, Ottawa, ON) Today's announcement by Ontario Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli is an important step in advancing an engaged and informed discussion about the future of Ontario's long-term energy planning. NAIMA Canada, the national o...... Click here to read this release



Op-Ed: Doctors Urge Province to Ramp-Up Renewable Energy

Published Tue, 25 Jun 2013 08:15:40 EST Read More

by Dr. David Colby, Dr. Rosana Pellizzari, and Gideon Forman The Ontario government’s recent announcement that it will add 900 megawatts of new renewable energy to the provincial grid is welcome news indeed. Projected to come on-line starting in 2014, the new electricity will be sufficient to power over 125,000 homes every year and create over 6,000 jobs. It shows Quee...... Click here to read this release



Quebec homebuilder Construction Voyer chosen to build Net-Zero Energy homes

Published Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:45:51 EST Read More

(LAVAL, Quebec, June 13, 2013) - Construction Voyer has been chosen as one of five Canadian home builders from across the country to participate in an exciting new project in cooperation with Owens Corning Canada and Natural Resources Canada, part of the ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative. The overall project will see the construction of at least 25 net-zero energy homes in four provinces: Que...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner Warns of Setback in Fight against Climate Change

Published Wed, 5 Jun 2013 10:16:36 EST Read More

Toronto, June 5, 2013 - Ontario's Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says the government’s long-term energy policy could wipe out some of the gains that have been made in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Gord Miller today released “Failing our Future,” his 2013 annual report on the progress made in working towards the GHG reduction targets outlined in the governm...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government Abandons Endangered Species

Published Fri, 31 May 2013 13:58:58 EST Read More

Environmentalists decry Cabinet decision to gut law protecting imperilled wildlife Toronto, May 31, 2013 - The provincial Cabinet announced today its approval of sweeping exemptions for industry under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA). Environmental organizations are incensed at the government’s abdication of its responsibility to protect and recove...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release report on Ontario's progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Published Thu, 30 May 2013 08:44:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release the 2013 edition of his annual review of the Ontario government’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions at a media conference on June 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. The conference will also be available via webcast. To watch the live broadcast of the media conference, please visit ...... Click here to read this release



Financement à hauteur de 4 millions $ d’un projet de maisons éconergétiques à consommation zéro par le gouvernement canadien, Owens Corning Canada et l’industrie du bâtiment

Published Fri, 3 May 2013 14:27:14 EST Read More

En Alberta, en Nouvelle-Écosse, en Ontario et au Québec, des constructeurs d’habitations s’engagent à construire 25 maisons éconergétiques à consommation zéro dans cinq collectivités canadiennes. (Toronto, le 3 mai 2013) Un investissement de plus de 4 millions $ et des contributions en nature de l’Initiative écoÉNERGIE sur l’innovation et de l’...... Click here to read this release



Investing in Soils for a Sustainable Future

Published Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:10:24 EST Read More

Toronto, March 27, 2013 - “Our soil is a great resource, and we need to change our vision of how we manage it.” This is one conclusion from a roundtable held by Gord Miller, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, which brought together experts and stakeholders to discuss the opportunities and challenges of increasing soil carbon and building healthy soils. The report from the event, â€...... Click here to read this release



2013 Environmental Defence Gala: Address by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada

Published Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:52:34 EST Read More

Media Release Below is the text of a speech delivered by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada, at the 2013 Environmental Defence Gala held on March 20, 2013. In his remarks, Mr. McSweeney advocates for a collective approach to address sustainability challenges, speaks to the industry’s commitment and significant investments to reduce its en...... Click here to read this release



New Premier, new legislative session, new features on OntarioMonitor.ca

Published Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:20:12 EST Read More

Free three-week trial available Media Release (February 13, 2013, Toronto, ON) Just in time for Premier Wynne’s debut in the Legislature, OntarioMonitor.ca is announcing new features and a free three-week trial for new users. OntarioMonitor.ca provides keywor...... Click here to read this release



Winter Storms Come With Long-Term Environmental Impacts

Published Fri, 8 Feb 2013 14:18:07 EST Read More

Toronto - When residents and governments react to winter storms with toxic products applied to roads, sidewalks, and driveways, the impact on the environment includes significant long-term and expensive irreversible impacts, said Kevin Mercer, founding executive director of the RiverSides Stewardship Foundation, and a contributing author of the Government of Canada’s Code of Practice for the ...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Announces Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations at World Economic Forum in Davos

Published Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:25:00 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights Announces the ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ at the World Economic Forum in Davos DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (under embargo until 2:01 am EST), January 23rd, 2013 Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment research company, announced today its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corpora...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray's Plan for Better Transit and Roads

Published Mon, 7 Jan 2013 05:56:56 EST Read More

Candidate Calls For Super-Ministry To Get Moving, And Getting Rid Of The Gardiner For immediate release Toronto - As Premier, Glen Murray will apply his deep experience and knowledge in urban affairs to get transit and traffic moving in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, and across Ontario too. In a major speech to the Toronto Board ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Energy Conservation Report

Published Thu, 3 Jan 2013 09:43:50 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report at a media conference on January 8th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Volume One of the report was released in June, 2012. The conference will also be available via webcast. To watch the live broadcast of the media conference, please visit ...... Click here to read this release



Why you should make participating in the farmed salmon feedlot boycott your New Year’s resolution

Published Fri, 28 Dec 2012 12:13:46 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity - December 28, 2012 What: SalmonFeedlotBoycott.com has speakers available for interviews on the impacts and consequences of farmed salmon feedlots on the marine environment on Canada’s east and west coasts. They can also address why you should participate in a boycott of salmon feedlot products as you...... Click here to read this release



Insulation installation instructions featured on revamped NAIMA Canada website

Published Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:59:29 EST Read More

Media Release Installing insulation is one of the most cost-effective initiatives when it comes to lowering a building’s heating and cooling costs. The key to achieving maximum benefit, however, is proper installation of the product. For anyone considering such an improvement project, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) has made it even easier ...... Click here to read this release



ALUS is in Grey and Bruce Counties - Interview Opportunity

Published Thu, 6 Dec 2012 14:21:32 EST Read More

Attn: Radio, print and agriculture editors - December 6, 2012 Who: Keith Reid is a farmer from the Owen Sound area and coordinator of the Grey-Bruce Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) program. He appeared in the recent ON Nature magazine article on the topic (http://www.vdocshop.com/d...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Wins National Award for its Energy Conservation and Demand Management Program from the Canadian Society of Association Executives

Published Wed, 5 Dec 2012 16:25:40 EST Read More

For Immediate Release TORONTO, December 5, 2012 - Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area (BOMA Toronto) has been named the recipient of the 2012 ‘Associations Make a Better Canada’ award by the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE)for the successful development and management of its BOMA Toronto CDM Program. BOMA Toronto st...... Click here to read this release



ALUS is in Norfolk County

Published Wed, 5 Dec 2012 13:23:32 EST Read More

Attn: Radio, print and agriculture editors - December 5, 2012 Interview Opportunity - ALUS is in Norfolk County Who: Lindsay Bennett is the coordinator of the Norfolk County - Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) program. Many area farmers were featured in the recent ON Nature magazine article on the topic (...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government Retreats on Climate Change

Published Tue, 4 Dec 2012 10:00:39 EST Read More

December 4, 2012 - Ontario's Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, says the Ontario government is backing away from its plan to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). Gord Miller today released "A Question of Commitment," the 2012 edition of his annual review of the government's Climate Change Action Plan. The 2007 plan established province-wide targets for reducing GHG e...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement de l'Ontario fait un pas en arrière en matière de changement climatique

Published Tue, 4 Dec 2012 09:59:29 EST Read More

Le 4 décembre 2012 - M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario (CEO), dit que le gouvernement de l'Ontario s'éloigne de son plan visant à réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES). Aujourd'hui, M. Gord Miller, publie son rapport intitulé Une question d’engagement. Il s'agit de l'édition 2012 de la revue annuelle du Plan d'action contre les ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario opinion poll shows solid support for green energy, strong opposition to WTO ruling

Published Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:03:05 EST Read More

Opinion poll released as solar industry meets at convention in Toronto Ottawa, December 3, 2012 - A new opinion poll commissioned by Friends of the Earth Canada shows overwhelming support for green energy in Ontario, and strong opposition to the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s meddling in buy local programs that create thousands of green jobs for Ontarians. The survey conduc...... Click here to read this release



Free Webinar - What lessons can Ontario and North America learn from the decentralized energy transition occurring in Germany?

Published Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:13:05 EST Read More

What: Free Webinar - Centralized vs. Decentralized Energy: Lessons from Germany When: Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (EST) Where: Online webinar. Access details provided upon registration. Register at: http://go.ontario-sea.org/decentralizedenergywebinar Join our pan...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release report on Ontario’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Published Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:00:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release the 2012 edition of his annual review of the government’s Climate Change Action Plan at a media conference on Dec 4th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. The conference will also be available via webcast. To watch the live broadcast of the media conference, please visit http://www.eco.on.ca/...... Click here to read this release



German sustainable energy experiment successes and challenges: Is a similar transition possible in Ontario?

Published Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:15:49 EST Read More

Media Technical Briefing What: Media Technical Briefing with Arne Jungjohan Director for the Environment and Global Dialogue Program, Heinrich Boell Institute (Washington office) Where: OSEA office, 156 Front Street West, Suite 201, Toronto Ontario Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012 Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am (EST) To confirm participation or ...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011/2012 Annual Report, Part 2 - Losing Our Touch

Published Tue, 2 Oct 2012 10:00:11 EST Read More

Legislative Media Studio, Queen's Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Check Against Delivery There are some positive developments to report in this Part 2 of our Annual Report to the Legislature. We have some improvements in fisheries management and MNR has even discovered in Algonquin Park a surviving population of a species of fish thought extinct. Fire management in p...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2011/12 Annual Report, Part II

Published Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:37:38 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller will release his 2011/12 Annual Report, (Part II), Losing Our Touch, at a media conference in the Queen's Park Media Studio at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. The report will be available online at www.eco.on.ca, coincident with the media conference. ...... Click here to read this release



Publication de la partie II du rapport annuel de 2011-2012 du Commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario

Published Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:23:44 EST Read More

Avis aux médias M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, publiera son rapport annuel de 2011-2012 (partie II), Perdre la main, au cours d'une conférence de presse au Studio des médias de Queen's Park à 10 h le mardi 2 octobre 2012. Le rapport sera mis en ligne sur le site www.eco.on.ca au début de la c...... Click here to read this release



How concrete can contribute to savings for taxpayers in Durham

Published Wed, 26 Sep 2012 07:29:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Cement Association of Canada President and CEO in Oshawa to discuss sustainability and cost containment of municipal infrastructure expenditures Concrete, when compared with other building and paving materials, lasts decades longer, requires less frequent maintenance and rehabilitation, and provides greater energy and fuel savings. Concrete roadways lead t...... Click here to read this release



President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada to address Kelowna Municipal Representatives on the contribution of concrete to sustainability and cost containment of municipal infrastructure expenditures

Published Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:21:00 EST Read More

Media Advisory Who: Michael McSweeney, President and CEO, Cement Association of Canada (CAC) What: Presentation to Kelowna municipal representatives. Presentation focuses on the contribution of concrete to sustainability and cost containment of municipal infrastructure expenditures Where: City Hall, City of Kelowna, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC ...... Click here to read this release



Ministries Playing Games with the Environmental Bill of Rights

Published Wed, 19 Sep 2012 09:24:51 EST Read More

Toronto, September 19, 2012 - “ Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says officials in the provincial government are defying the will of the Legislature and ignoring the public’s right to be involved in the development of environmental policy. In Part I of his 2011/2012 Annual Report released today, Gord Miller highlighted the government’s obligations under Ontario’s Environmental ...... Click here to read this release



Le petit manège des ministères avec la Charte des droits environnementaux de 1993

Published Wed, 19 Sep 2012 09:17:06 EST Read More

Toronto, le 19 septembre 2012 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que les agents du gouvernement provincial ne respectent pas la volonté de l’Assemblée législative et qu’ils ignorent le droit du public de participer à l'elaboration des politiques environnementales. Dans la partie I de son rapport annuel de 2011-2012 qu’il publie aujourd’hui, M. Gord Miller met e...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie la partie I de son rapport annuel de 2011-2012

Published Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:48:39 EST Read More

Avis aux médias M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, publiera la première partie de son rapport annuel de 2011-2012, Perdre le contact, au cours d'une conférence de presse au Studio des médias de Queen's Park à 9 h le mercredi 19 septembre 2012. Le rapport sera mis en ligne sur le site www.eco.on.ca...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2011/12 Annual Report, Part I

Published Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:49:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller will release his 2011/12 Annual Report, (Part I), Losing Touch, at a media conference in the Queen's Park Media Studio at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. The report will be available online at www.eco.on.ca, coincident with the media conference. Acc...... Click here to read this release



9th annual Knight Schools Survey released

Published Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:06:12 EST Read More

(Toronto, Sept. 11th 2012) Corporate Knights released the 2012 Annual Knight Schools Survey today, the definitive annual ranking that analyzes how Canadian universities are faring at integrating sustainability into the school experience. The assessment, now in its ninth year, scored Canadian MBA programs, along with undergraduate Engineering programs in the areas of institutional suppor...... Click here to read this release



Reed Exhibitions and OSEA collaborate in newest All-Energy exhibition and conference series

Published Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:02:31 EST Read More

Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading event organiser, has now announced the first All-Energy Canada, which is being held on October 2nd and 3rd 2013 at Exhibition Place, Toronto. Having acquired All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, in July 2011 and bought a majority share in All-Energy Australia in early 2012, Reed Exhibitions is now expanding into the ...... Click here to read this release



New poll shows 7 out of 10 Ontarians support standardized home energy labelling

Published Thu, 23 Aug 2012 08:59:27 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, ON, August 23, 2012) NAIMA Canada, the national association representing mineral wool insulation manufacturers, today released a public opinion poll focused on home energy efficiency labelling in Ontario. The polling found a strong majority of Ontarians support standardized energy efficiency labelling of homes. Seventy percent of respondents said ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario government intent on derailing offshore wind legal action

Published Mon, 13 Aug 2012 18:11:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory When: August 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Where: 393 University Avenue, Court Room 804 What: Ontario government lawyers will seek to dismiss a legal action (Rule 21 Motion) filed by Trillium Power Wind Corporation (Trillium Power) after the Province cancelled all offshore wind projects in February 2011. Trillium Power was well advanced in developi...... Click here to read this release



No choice but to go forward to the Supreme Court of Canada to protect wild salmon

Published Wed, 8 Aug 2012 17:03:25 EST Read More

Government attack on environment increases the urgency of First Nations’ access to Class Action Proceedings Media Release (VANCOUVER, BC, August 8, 2012) The Supreme Court of Canada is where the Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation (KAFN) of the Broughton Archipelago expect to continue their quest to protect the wild salmon in their Territory. The KAFN...... Click here to read this release



2012 Green Provincial Report Card released

Published Fri, 8 Jun 2012 09:31:10 EST Read More

(Toronto, Ontario, June 8th, 2012) Corporate Knights released today its third bi-annual Green Provincial Report Card, with Ontario and British Columbia leading the pack in the race to become Canada’s greenest province or territory. The highest grade in the 2012 report went to Ontario, which received an A-. The province has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 6.5 per cent since 1...... Click here to read this release



Ontario-based St Marys Cement Inc celebrates North America’s first ISO 50001 certification for energy management

Published Thu, 7 Jun 2012 12:43:58 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Business, energy, environment and industry process editors and reporters (Bowmanville ON, June 7, 2012) Politicians and community leaders were on hand today to celebrate St Marys Cement Inc. – Bowmanville Plant having received North America’s first International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) ISO 50001 certification. The ISO 50001 standa...... Click here to read this release



11th annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens of Canada 2012 list released

Published Thu, 7 Jun 2012 09:50:40 EST Read More

(Toronto, Ontario, June 7th, 2012) Corporate Knights has released the 11th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada’s top corporate citizens. The leading ranking of Canadian corporate citizenship transparently ranks the relative impact of companies’ carbon, water, waste, and energy use. Other citizenship indicators include pension fund quality...... Click here to read this release



Where is Ontario’s “Culture of Conservation”?

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:34:49 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, June 5, 2012 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario government appears to have forgotten one of the important goals of its own Green Energy and Green Economy Act (GEGEA). Gord Miller made the observation today as he released the Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One) which reviews the government’...... Click here to read this release



BACKGROUNDER - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:30:52 EST Read More

Backgrounder Restoring Balance, A Review of the First Three Years of the Green Energy Act Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One) Under the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) reports annually to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on the province’s progress in e...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume One)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:23:46 EST Read More

Today I am tabling the first volume of my annual energy conservation progress report with the Speaker. It is entitled “Restoring Balance” because it is a review of the first three years of the implementation of the Green Energy Act and I have observed that government policy activity and public discussion have not been balanced with respect to the “two equally important thrusts” promised in...... Click here to read this release



Où est la « culture de conservation » en Ontario?

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:14:56 EST Read More

Toronto, le 5 juin 2012 – Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que le gouvernement de l’Ontario semble avoir oublié l’un des importants buts de sa propre Loi de 2009 sur l'énergie verte et l'économie verte (LEVEV). M. Gord Miller a souligné ce fait aujourd’hui lorsqu’il a publié le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’éne...... Click here to read this release



Fiche d’information - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:11:35 EST Read More

Fiche d’information Rétablir l’équilibre, Revue des trois premières années de la Loi sur l’énergie verte Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un) En vertu de la Charte des droits environnementaux de 1993 (CDE), le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario (CEO) fait rapport...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:01:57 EST Read More

Aujourd’hui, je remets au président le premier volume de mon rapport sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie. Il s’intitule Rétablir l’équilibre, parce qu’il présente une revue des trois premières années de la mise en oeuvre de la Loi sur l’énergie verte. J’ai remarqué que les activités gouvernementales en matière de politiques et les discussions publiques...... Click here to read this release



Ontario company first in North America to receive ISO 50001 certification for energy management

Published Mon, 4 Jun 2012 10:03:43 EST Read More

St Marys Cement Inc.’s cement plant in Bowmanville, Ontario is a continent-wide leader in energy efficiency and conservation for manufacturers Media Advisory What: St Marys Cement–Bowmanville is the first North American industrial organization to receive the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) ISO ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release third annual energy conservation report

Published Wed, 30 May 2012 10:26:07 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume One of his third annual energy conservation report. This year’s report focuses on the government's progress on the conservation promises of the Green Energy Act in the three years since the Act became law. WHEN: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 149, Queen’s Park Med...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le troisième "Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie"

Published Wed, 30 May 2012 10:20:18 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le premier volume de son troisième Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie. Le rapport de cette année se penche sur les progrès du gouvernement relativement aux promesses d’économie de la Loi de 2009 sur l’énergie verte depuis qu’elle a été adoptée il y a tr...... Click here to read this release



What is Harper afraid of?

Published Tue, 29 May 2012 09:27:57 EST Read More

For Immediate Release (TORONTO, ON - May 29, 2012) What is Stephen Harper afraid of? Rivers that turn black and run into the sea? Birds falling from the sky? People fleeing a toxic land? Or maybe Harper is most afraid of this...Tar Sands Oil being labeled dirty. ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to tour environmental initiatives in Kingston

Published Mon, 28 May 2012 10:02:48 EST Read More

Interview and photo opportunity The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller, will visit the newly LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified Ravensview Wastewater Treatment Plant – Administration Building where he will help the City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston unveil the plaque celebrating this achievement. Commissioner Miller will be in...... Click here to read this release



Is Supreme Court of Canada the next step to save wild salmon?

Published Wed, 16 May 2012 10:21:53 EST Read More

First Nation class-action on impacts of open net-pen salmon farms in British Columbia may head to highest Court Media Release (Alert Bay, May 16, 2012) An appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada may be the next stage in a long running class-action lawsuit focused on the devastation caused by open net-pen salmon farming on the ...... Click here to read this release



Ring of Fire decision ill-considered says Greenstone Mayor

Published Wed, 9 May 2012 14:50:33 EST Read More

Media Release (Greenstone, May 9, 2012) Mayor Renald Beaulieu of Greenstone, the closest municipality to the Ring of Fire mineral find, was underwhelmed by today’s announcement from Cliffs Natural Resources to locate the chromite refinery near Sudbury. "It is truly unfortunate that Cliffs and the Provincial Government chose not to meaningfully consult with the directly affec...... Click here to read this release



New Executive Director of Canadian insulation association sets sustainability and energy efficiency as top priorities

Published Wed, 2 May 2012 10:16:53 EST Read More

Media Release (OTTAWA, ON - May 2nd, 2012) - The board of directors of NAIMA Canada today announced the appointment of Jay Nordenstrom as Executive Director of the association. "Jay brings extensive experience in policy development and advocacy, with e...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Parry Sound on May 8th

Published Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:36:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Best Rates Inn in Parry Sound. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power projects ...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Sudbury on May 9th

Published Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:35:04 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Sudbury. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power project...... Click here to read this release



Are Ontario municipalities winning or losing with the new Feed-in Tariff rules?

Published Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:26:23 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Municipal officials, economic development officers, developers, planners, policy makers and community stakeholders Webinar, April 26, 2012 - The role of municipalities in local renewable energy projects Have municipalities been stripped of the right to have a voice in what happens in their backyards? How much say do municipalities hav...... Click here to read this release



The Oak Ridges Moraine Trail - From Dream to Reality

Published Fri, 20 Apr 2012 12:02:34 EST Read More

“Once Around the Ridge” ribbon cutting ceremony to be held in Mono Mills (KING CITY, ON, April 20, 2012) On Saturday, April 21st, 2012, the Oak Ridges Trail will celebrate the opening of its western gateway in Mono Mills, thus realizing a dream that started almost 40 years ago. The Oak Ridges Trail Association (ORTA) is quick to clarify,...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Bracebridge on May 2nd

Published Fri, 13 Apr 2012 11:46:18 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Bracebridge. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power pro...... Click here to read this release



Harper budget eliminates national ecoENERGY Retrofit-Homes Program, devastates energy savings industry; Ontario hardest hit by cuts

Published Thu, 29 Mar 2012 17:07:37 EST Read More

Media Release (Vancouver, BC, March 29, 2012) In Budget 2012, Prime Minister Stephen Harper eliminated the federal ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program. This will result in immediate job losses in every Canadian community. Ontario is now the only Canadian province without an active home energy retrofit incentive program. Prime Minister Harper’s cut means that Ontario’s energy...... Click here to read this release



Harper budget eliminates national ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program, devastates energy savings industry

Published Thu, 29 Mar 2012 17:02:03 EST Read More

Media Release (Vancouver, BC, March 29, 2012) In Budget 2012, Prime Minister Stephen Harper failed to renew the federal ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program. This will result in reduced levels of energy conservation, and immediate job losses in every Canadian community. “Just because Canada is blessed with energy, doesn’t mean we should waste it,” stated Jeff Murdock, vice-...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) supports Province's new Feed-in Tariff rules and pricing

Published Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:06:05 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, March 22, 2012) The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program update announced today is a positive and natural progression of the FIT program and a victory for communities, First Nations and progressive renewable energy developers. "The Government's re-engagement and willingness to improve the program is both very important and timely. This renewed commitment wi...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association welcomes FIT Review decision expected this week

Published Tue, 20 Mar 2012 16:52:14 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Interview Opportunity - Kristopher Stevens Executive Director of Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is neither surprised nor concerned that electricity prices from renewable sources under the Feed-in tariff (FIT) are expected to drop by at least 25%. The Government of Ontario has demonstrated ...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Napanee on March 27th

Published Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:53:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Napanee. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power project...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Smiths Falls on March 26th

Published Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:46:37 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Smiths Falls. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power p...... Click here to read this release



World Water Day 2012: Water Stewardship Key to Sustainable Food Production

Published Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:17:55 EST Read More

Attention Editors - This article about World Water Day 2012 can be reproduced no charge. Please credit Brian Zeiler-Kligman, Director of Sustainability, Canada’s National Brewers. For any questions about World Water Day (on March 22, 2012) or about this article, please contact Brian Zeiler-Kligman at bz-k@nationalbrewers.ca or 905-361-4193. ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario government needs to "Climate-Proof" Ontario

Published Wed, 7 Mar 2012 10:25:30 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, March 7, 2012 - In his report Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario’s climate change adaptation strategy released today at Queen's Park, Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, said the Ontario government is off to an encouraging start in preparing the province for the impacts of climate change. This is good news, says Mille...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Special Report - Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario's climate change adaptation strategy

Published Wed, 7 Mar 2012 10:15:01 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Special Report - “Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario's climate change adaptation strategy” Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Check Against Delivery The Ontario government needs to climate proof the province. We are now experiencing the climate alteration...... Click here to read this release



Alliance formed between Aroland and Marten Falls First Nations to ensure their rights and interests are protected in the development of the Ring of Fire

Published Tue, 6 Mar 2012 16:18:20 EST Read More

Media Release (Queen’s Park Media Studio, March 06, 2012) Today, Chief Eli Moonias of Marten Falls First Nation and Chief Sonny Gagnon of Aroland First Nation outlined to the Ontario government their position on mining development in their Territory. Chief Moonias and Chief Gagnon are founding members of the North-South Alliance. The two Chiefs are in Toronto to mon...... Click here to read this release



Toronto City Hall Stands Up for Oak Ridges Moraine

Published Tue, 6 Mar 2012 15:30:05 EST Read More

Conservation Groups Urge Province to Follow Suit Media release (March 6, 2012) - In response to urgent calls from three environmental organizations about contaminated soil dumped on one of the pro...... Click here to read this release



Chiefs from Marten Falls and Aroland First Nations outline their expectations related to Ring of Fire development and mineral processing

Published Mon, 5 Mar 2012 16:07:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Resource, Mining and Northern issues reporters and editors WHAT: Chiefs from Marten Falls First Nation and Aroland First Nation outline their expectations related to Ring of Fire development and mineral processing. WHO: Chief Eli Moonias, Marten Falls First Nation Chief Sonny Gagnon, Aroland First Nation WHEN:...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le rapport spécial sur l'adaptation au changement climatique

Published Thu, 1 Mar 2012 11:43:20 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie un rapport spécial qui passe en revue le rapport Faire face au changement climatique : Stratégie d’adaptation et plan d’action de l’Ontario 2011-2014. Le rapport Faire face est un plan que le gouvernement de l’Ontario a publié. Il décrit les mesures que le gouvernement a prises pour pr...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Special Report on climate change adaptation

Published Thu, 1 Mar 2012 11:36:53 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is releasing a Special Report to review Climate Ready: Ontario's Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan, 2011 - 2014. Climate Ready is a plan released by the Ontario government. It outlines measures that the government is taking to prepare the province for warmer temperatures, and more severe weather events, due to clima...... Click here to read this release



Keeping An Eye On Queen’s Park

Published Tue, 14 Feb 2012 11:24:15 EST Read More

OntarioMonitor.ca makes monitoring Ontario Legislature easy and affordable Media Release (February 14, 2012 - Toronto, ON) Today was the official launch of OntarioMonitor.ca, an online service that makes the Ontario Legislature more transparent and accessible. OntarioMonitor.ca allows users to easily monitor material from Ques...... Click here to read this release



Op Ed - Where is the conserve in Harper’s Conservatives?

Published Thu, 9 Feb 2012 09:57:02 EST Read More

Op Ed Prime Minister Harper’s 1960s piano tunes may be timeless, but his single-minded approach to developing new energy supply is long out of fashion. Attitudes have changed, and Canadian leaders need to keep up. Before proposing new megaprojects to produce more energy, decision makers shoul...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Wetlands Conference highlights southern Ontario eco-treasures

Published Thu, 2 Feb 2012 08:39:15 EST Read More

Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2012 Media Release (Toronto, ON) - Ontario Nature, along with partner conservation organizations, is celebrating World Wetlands Day on February 2, 2012, by bringing together 11 leading experts...... Click here to read this release



Drummond Commission receives recommendations on guaranteed performance based solutions to upgrade Ontario’s aging infrastructure and save money

Published Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:52:07 EST Read More

The Energy Services Association of Canada provides input to The Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services (TORONTO, ON Jan. 31,2012) -The Energy Services Association of Canada (ESAC) has submitted a report called The Role and Benefits of Performance Based Solutions in the Rehabilitation of Ontario’s Public Sector Infrastructu...... Click here to read this release



Feds terminate popular ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program early

Published Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:18:50 EST Read More

Harper Government invests less than half of $400 million promised in Budget 2011 - industry braces for job losses VANCOUVER, BC - (January 30, 2012) - 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 befo...... Click here to read this release



Pimachiowin Aki UNESCO Nomination Off to Paris, France

Published Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:51:48 EST Read More

Media Release (January 18, 2012) Representatives from the Pimachiowin Aki UNESCO World Heritage Site project partnership gathered in Winnipeg today to celebrate the send-off of their nomination package to the Paris, France headquarters of UNESCO. “This is the completion of many years of effort by our partnership,” noted Alex Peters, who is a co-chair of the Pimachiow...... Click here to read this release



Ministry of Transportation earns Environmental Commissioner of Ontario's Recognition Award

Published Mon, 16 Jan 2012 13:11:58 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, January 16, 2012) Today, staff at the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) received the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s (ECO) 2011 Recognition Award for using two environmentally beneficial innovations: bioretention cells and rubber modified asphalt (RMA). The innovations are used at the carpool lot in Beamsville, Ontario, located at the Queen ...... Click here to read this release



Biodiversity Decline on the Oak Ridges Moraine

Published Sun, 15 Jan 2012 14:04:02 EST Read More

Media Release (King City, January 15, 2012) More than 23 municipalities located on the Oak Ridges Moraine are calling on the Government of Ontario to continue funding the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation, a non-profit agency that serves as the eyes and ears of the moraine, often described as the rain barrel for southern Ontario. Financial support for the Foundation runs out at...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government Missing in Action to Halt the Loss of Biodiversity

Published Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:10:30 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, January 10, 2012 - The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario says the Government of Ontario must come up with a new strategy to stem the continuing decline in Ontario’s species and natural spaces. In a special report released today, “Biodiversity: A Nation’s Commitment, an Obligation for Ontario,” Gord Miller says unless Ontario and ...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Special Report - Biodiversity: A Nation’s Commitment, an Obligation for Ontario

Published Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:04:59 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Special Report - “Biodiversity: A Nation’s Commitment, an Obligation for Ontario” Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Check Against Delivery Do we mean it when we as a nation make a promise to the rest of the world? Are Canadians sincere or is it our new practice to ma...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement de l’Ontario n’agit pas pour mettre un terme à la perte de la biodiversité

Published Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:02:06 EST Read More

Communiqué de presse Toronto, le 10 janvier 2012 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que le gouvernement de l’Ontario doit trouver une nouvelle stratégie pour mettre fin au déclin continuel des espèces et des espaces naturels de l’Ontario. Dans son rapport spécial publié aujourd’hui, La biodiversité : l’engagement d’une nation, une ...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Rapport spécial - La biodiversité : l’engagement d’une nation, une obligation pour l’Ontario

Published Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:00:10 EST Read More

DISCOURS Gord Miller, commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Rapport spécial - La biodiversité : l’engagement d’une nation, une obligation pour l’Ontario Studio des médias de Queen’s Park, édifice de l’Assemblée législative Le mardi 10 janvier 2012 à 10 h Priorité au discours anglais prononcé Le pensons-nous vraiment lorsque nous faisons, à titre de ...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario publiera un rapport spécial

Published Wed, 4 Jan 2012 09:49:23 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario publiera un rapport spécial le 10 janvier 2012 à 10 h au cours d’une conférence de presse. La conférence sera diffusée sur le Net. Si vous souhaitez écouter la webémission en direct, veuillez visiter le site http://www.eco.on.ca/. Veuillez prendre note que ...... Click here to read this release



12 energy-related predictions for 2012 in Canada - Stephen Koch, Executive Director, NAIMA Canada

Published Thu, 22 Dec 2011 17:28:36 EST Read More

Does Canada need more energy supply or more insulation? Clearly, this is a gross simplification but it is estimated that almost a third of Canada's current energy consumption is used for heating and cooling buildings and homes. This number could be cut in half with proper conservation initiatives. This is the context for my 2012 Canadian energy conservation predictions - within an insulat...... Click here to read this release



Downspout disconnection - What’s the point?

Published Thu, 22 Dec 2011 11:35:18 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or ...... Click here to read this release



Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act celebrates ten year milestone but tough road still ahead

Published Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:18:27 EST Read More

Media Release (KING CITY, ON, Dec.15, 2011) The Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act (the Act), passed December 14, 2001, was enacted to control the aggressive urban sprawl of the mid-to-late eighties that threatened the fragile hydrogeology, geomorphology and ecology of the Oak Ridges Moraine - a source of drinking water for millions of people. The Act was passed afte...... Click here to read this release



Ontario must phase out all power subsidies, says Ontario Sustainable Energy Association

Published Thu, 8 Dec 2011 17:26:54 EST Read More

Media Release Report asks - Nuclear Power: Where is the Business Case? (Toronto ON Dec 08, 2011) Today, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) released "Nuclear Power: Where's the Busin...... Click here to read this release



10 years after - on the Oak Ridges Moraine

Published Thu, 8 Dec 2011 10:27:36 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation will recognize the 10th Anniversary of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act and mark the start of the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony. The celebration recognizes the passage of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act in 2001 that protects a wealth of natural habitats, safeguards an enormous groundwater recharge s...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth Canada releases “Plug and Play” model regulation to help Canada reduce greenhouse gas pollution

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 17:26:12 EST Read More

For immediate release Friends of the Earth donates its services to help Canada in its time of embarrassment (Ottawa, December 8, 2011) With Canada's international environmental reputation at rock bottom at the Durban climate negotiations, Friends of the Earth Canada has decided to donate its services to help Canada. "Canada's Minister of the Environment showing up i...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:30:23 EST Read More

DISCOURS Gord Miller, commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010 - Gérer un système énergétique complexe - Résultats Studio des médias de Queen’s Park, édifice de l’Assemblée législative Le mercredi 7 décembre 2011 à 10 h Priorité au discours anglais prononcé Au printemps ...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l’environnement dit qu'il faut redoubler d’efforts en économie d’énergie

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:24:52 EST Read More

Communiqué de presse\ Toronto, le 7 décembre 2011 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que les réalisations du gouvernement en matière d’économie d’énergie sont considérables, mais incomplètes. Au moment où M. Gord Miller publie son deuxième volume du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2010, Gérer un ...... Click here to read this release



Remarks - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:06:11 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Report - "Managing a Complex Energy System -“ Results" Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Check Against Delivery Last spring I released the first volume of my annual energy conservation report to the Legislature entitled M...... Click here to read this release



The Environmental Commissioner says more work is needed on energy conservation

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:01:06 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, December 7, 2011 - The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario says the government’s energy conservation achievements are substantial, but incomplete. In releasing volume two of his 2010 Energy Conservation Progress Report, Managing a Complex Energy System - Results, Gord Miller says "the government achieved two-thirds of an electricity conserv...... Click here to read this release



Toronto Cool Roof Summit² presents benefits of white roof technologies

Published Tue, 6 Dec 2011 10:50:04 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Cool Roof Summit2 will feature industry experts speaking on the benefits of the emerging technology known as Reflective White Roofs. White roofs lower heating and cooling bills to save building owners and operators significant amounts of money. Most Canadian roofs are dark-colored. In the full sun, the surface of a black roof can increase in temper...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Solar Inc Donates Solar PV Panels to Remote Villages in Amazonia

Published Fri, 2 Dec 2011 13:47:41 EST Read More

(Kitchener, Ontario, Dec 2, 2011) Dozens of impoverished villages in Brazil’s Amazonia region that do not have access to power will soon receive free, 21st century solar electricity thanks to an ocean container filled with 560 solar PV panels donated by Canadian Solar Solutions Incorporated (CSSI). Recently manufactured at CSSI’s new plant in Guelph, Ontario, they will be mounted on ...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie (volume 2)

Published Fri, 2 Dec 2011 12:13:44 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le deuxième volume du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010, soit Gérer un système énergétique complexe - Résultats. Le rapport résume les progrès que la province fait pour atteindre les cibles d’économie d’électricité et il passe en revue le rendem...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Volume Two of 2010 energy conservation report

Published Fri, 2 Dec 2011 12:08:39 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2010 energy conservation report, Managing a Complex Energy System - Results. The report summarizes the province's progress in meeting electricity conservation targets and reviews the performance of provincial programs to conserve energy. The conference will be available via webcast. T...... Click here to read this release



Don't Ignore the Moraine!

Published Tue, 29 Nov 2011 12:02:08 EST Read More

Conservation groups ask Province to protect Ontario’s rain barrel For immediate release Toronto, November 29, 2011 - Echoing months of warnings from Ontario conservation organizations, a new report from the provincial environmental commissioner Gord Miller underscores the need for tougher land use and water monitoring r...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner applauds work of Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation and questions lack of government support

Published Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:25:08 EST Read More

Media Release See below for page 122 of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s 2011/2012 Annual Report, Engaging Solutions, released on November 29, 2011 at the Ontario Legislature: To view the entire Environmental Commissioner’s 2010/2011 Annual Report, E...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Rapport annuel de 2010-2011, Mettre des solutions en oeuvre

Published Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:47:46 EST Read More

DISCOURS M. Gord Miller, commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario Rapport annuel de 2010-2011, Mettre des solutions en oeuvre Studio des médias de Queen’s Park, édifice de l’Assemblée législative 10 h, le jeudi 29 novembre 2011 Priorité au discours anglais prononcé Les élections sont terminées, et nous devons tous maintenant continuer les affaires d...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010/11 Annual Report

Published Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:32:35 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010/11 Annual Report - "Engaging Solutions" Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Check Against Delivery The election is over and now we all have to get on with the business of the Province. So I am here to release the first of a series of reports that have been wa...... Click here to read this release



MOE and MNR Can’t Handle Core Responsibilities

Published Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:20:10 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, November 29, 2011) Capacities are stretched dangerously thin at the two ministries mandated to protect Ontario’s environment and natural resources. This warning was issued today by Gord Miller, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, as he released his 2010/2011 Annual Report. Research has found that at a time when their core businesses have beco...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government Needs to Act: Environmental Commissioner

Published Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:11:39 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, November 29, 2011) Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner is worried that Ontario has lost momentum when it comes to the province’s pressing environmental issues. In his 2010/2011 Annual Report “Engaging Solutions” released today, Gord Miller says there’s no shortage of talk about the problems such as climate change, waste diversion, and...... Click here to read this release



Publication du Rapport annuel de 2010-2011 du commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario

Published Thu, 24 Nov 2011 09:18:29 EST Read More

Communiqué de presse M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, publiera son rapport annuel de 2010-2011, Mettre des solutions en oeuvre, au cours d'une conférence de presse au Studio des médias de Queen's Park à 10 h le mardi 29 novembre 2011. Le rapport sera mis en ligne sur le site www.eco.on.ca a...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2010/11 Annual Report

Published Thu, 24 Nov 2011 09:00:52 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller, will release his 2010/11 Annual Report, Engaging Solutions, at a media conference in the Queen's Park Media Studio at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2011. The report will be made available online at www.eco.on.ca at the start of the conference. Accre...... Click here to read this release



First North American ISO 50001 certification for energy management awarded to Canada's largest cement plant

Published Wed, 23 Nov 2011 09:10:35 EST Read More

St Marys Cement Inc. plant in Bowmanville, Ontario is a continent-wide leader in energy efficiency and conservation for manufacturers of cementitious material Media Release (Bowmanville ON, Nov. 23, 2011) On November 15th 2011, St Marys Cement Inc. - Bowmanville Plant, received the first International Organization for Standar...... Click here to read this release



Proposed waste site casts shadow over Midland’s First Light event

Published Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:20:06 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHAT: First Light, one of Midland’s signature tourism events, will have a shadow cast over it this year because an outdoor waste transfer and processing site may soon be located at its doorstep. The proposal, by Recycling Specialties Inc., is before Midland Town Council for site plan approval on December 7th. First Light is an annual festi...... Click here to read this release



Greenstone meets with Cliffs in Cleveland

Published Thu, 17 Nov 2011 10:45:24 EST Read More

Media Release (Cleveland, OH - November 17, 2011) In Cleveland yesterday afternoon, senior management of Cliffs Natural Resources hosted a multi-hour meeting with a delegation from the Municipality of Greenstone. The focus of the wide ranging discussion was the potential for siting a ferrochrome refinery at Exton Siding (between Nakina and the Aroland First Nation). Gree...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth, Ecojustice ask Supreme Court to respect Polluter Pays Principle

Published Wed, 16 Nov 2011 13:23:45 EST Read More

For immediate release Newfoundlanders shouldn't have to pay to clean up Abitibibowater's pollution (OTTAWA, November 16, 2011) Ecojustice, representing Friends of the Earth, appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada today to argue that insolvent corporations cannot shift the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination to the t...... Click here to read this release



Minister of Energy delivers keynote for Community Power Awards

Published Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:28:29 EST Read More

Media Release (TORONTO, ON November 15, 2011) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) 2011 Community Power Awards were presented last night during the Green Connection banquet & awards ceremony. The award winners are individuals who have made significant contributions to the Community Power movement in Ontario and globally. The award presentation followed a keynote s...... Click here to read this release



Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation - a two time winner

Published Fri, 4 Nov 2011 09:55:06 EST Read More

Media Release ORMF conservation contribution applauded by experts (KING CITY, ON, Nov. 4, 2011) In just one week, the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) has been twice recognized for its vital contribution to the preservation, protection and restoration of the Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM). The ORM is a geological landform extending ac...... Click here to read this release



Paul Martin to receive award for Green GDP vision

Published Wed, 26 Oct 2011 13:20:23 EST Read More

Media Advisory Toronto, ON -- The Right Honourable Paul Martin will be honoured by Corporate Knights, the Canadian magazine for clean capitalism, as a recipient of the Corporate Knights Award of Distinction for his visionary leadership to open the way for Canada’s abundant natural capital wealth to be included in our core economic measurements. The award will be presented...... Click here to read this release



Ontario's green energy future to be focus of third annual Community Power Conference

Published Fri, 14 Oct 2011 16:45:59 EST Read More

How will the Feed-in-Tariff review shape Green Energy 2.0 in Ontario? Media Advisory WHAT: Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) to host its third annual Community Power Conference. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: • Community and Commercial developers • Lenders and investors • Community Leaders and Delegates...... Click here to read this release



Upcoming conference to address future of environmental assessment in Ontario

Published Wed, 5 Oct 2011 13:28:28 EST Read More

Conference to be held at the Ontario Science Centre on October 26th and 27th Media Advisory What: The Ontario Association for Impact Assessment (OAIA) will host its Annual Conference: "Making the Most of Ontario's Environmental Assessment Process." The program can be reviewed on the Conference website at: ...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Field Day at Queen’s Park to feature former Toronto mayor David Miller

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:37:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory This Saturday, September 24th, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (www.ontario-sea.org) will be hosting a Green Energy Field Day event at Queen's Park. The event is part of OSEA's province-wide, doors-open Green Energy Field Day, where green energy projects will be showcased in cities across the province. It is on...... Click here to read this release



First Green Energy Field Day to be held across Ontario this Saturday

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:34:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory What:Ontario's first province-wide "doors open" Green Energy Field Day, hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association ( www.ontario-sea.org), will be this Saturday, September 24th, 2011. Businesses, farms, schools, companies and organizations across Ontario will be showcasing their green energy project. ...... Click here to read this release



Kingston and the Islands MPP Candidates to attend Green Energy Field Day event this Saturday at Wolfe Island

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:29:04 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Provincial election candidates for Kingston and the Islands, John Gerretsen (Liberal party) and Robert Kiley (Green Party), will be attending the "Celebrate New Energy on Wolfe Island" event this Saturday, September 24th. The event also includes a kite flying competition, a children's art show, music, solar oven building, farmers market, free lunch...... Click here to read this release



Ontario's Environmental Commissioner asked to review protection and management of Oak Ridges Moraine

Published Thu, 22 Sep 2011 10:32:41 EST Read More

The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (Foundation) has requested an immediate review of the existing policies, legislation, regulation and technical guidance relating to the protection and management of the Oak Ridges Moraine pursuant to section 61 of the Environmental Bill of Rights. Currently, a review is scheduled for 2015, but the Foundation feels immediate review is needed on pressing Morain...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Nature’s Rally for Nature

Published Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:08:30 EST Read More

Leading conservation organization calls on political candidates to take a stand for endangered species and important habitats Media Release September 21, 2011 - Today, Ontario Nature, one of the province's most prominent conservation organizations, held a Rally for Nature at Queen's Park where the organization announced its ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario voters back conservation!

Published Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:39:36 EST Read More

Poll shows strong support for taxes and leadership in troubled times Media Release A poll commissioned by the Conservation Council of Ontario has turned up some interesting results: voters back conservation as a solution to our economic and financial woes. "Not only are voters personally committed to living better while using les...... Click here to read this release



New report concludes Exton is viable site for Ring of Fire Refinery

Published Tue, 20 Sep 2011 09:50:11 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE THUNDER BAY - September 20, 2011 - A report released today concludes that siting a ferrochrome refinery at Exton for Ring of Fire minerals is technically, environmentally and economically feasible. George Smitherman and Don Huff were contracted by the Municipality of Greenstone to push for establishing a Chromite refinery at Exton. Exton is located adjacent t...... Click here to read this release



Release of Greenstone sponsored “White Paper” on providing energy to Ring of Fire refinery

Published Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:45:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory There will be a presentation of the White Paper developed by G & G Global Solutions and Environmental Communication Options with a discussion of the Technical Appendix by Larry Doran Imperium Energy Inc. In attendance will be Greenstone Mayor Ron Beaulieu, Aroland First Nation Chief Sonny Gagnon and others. What: Technical Briefing on Greenstone’s f...... Click here to read this release



Federal Conservatives and Ontario Green Party recognize the importance of energy efficiency

Published Fri, 16 Sep 2011 13:59:49 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, September 16, 2011) NAIMA Canada applauds the Government of Canada's announcement to invest $78 million over the next two years to increase the energy efficiency of homes across the country. The ecoENERGY initiatives, announced by Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver, support job creation while helping Canadians save money by reducing the amount of en...... Click here to read this release



Measuring Success on the Oak Ridges Moraine report released by Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation

Published Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:30:08 EST Read More

Media Release ORMF requests Environmental Commissioner to review Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan (Toronto, September 15, 2011) Today, in keeping with its commitment to voicing Moraine issues, the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) released its timely and important Measuring Success on the Oak Ridges Moraine reports. ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association calls on Ontario voters to support new jobs for the future

Published Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:17:18 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News, election and energy editors and reporters TV ads start on Friday September 16th in major Ontario media markets (Sept. 15, 2011, Toronto, ON) Responding to the growing discussion about the future of green energy in Ontario, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Asso...... Click here to read this release



The Oak Ridges Moraine Ten Years Later: Is It Really Protected?

Published Wed, 14 Sep 2011 14:08:07 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Breakfast Forum - The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) will release Measuring Success on the Oak Ridges Moraine and explain why it will file an Application for Review under Section 61 of the Ontario Environmental Bill of Rights. Who: David Miller (Former Mayor, City of Toronto), Kim Gavine (Executive Director, Oak Ridges Moraine Fo...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Nature's Rally for Nature

Published Wed, 14 Sep 2011 12:36:04 EST Read More

Leading conservation organization calls on political candidates to take a stand for endangered species and important habitats Media Advisory/Photo Op - Attention: Photo/Assignment Editors; Environment Reporters Event: Ontario Nature's Rally for Nature Date and time: September 21, 2011; 11:00am - 1:00pm. Locat...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Workshop Series coming to communities across Ontario this fall

Published Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:24:19 EST Read More

Community power workshops scheduled in Halton, Hamilton, Haldimand-Norfolk, Kitchener, London, Niagara, Midland, Perth, Peterborough, Renfrew County, Sault Ste.Marie, Sudbury, Sarnia-Lambton and Toronto Media Advisory - Attention: News & Community and Events Editors This fall, The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is par...... Click here to read this release



WattsNEXT? Green Energy Video Contest Deadline Approaches

Published Thu, 8 Sep 2011 09:34:34 EST Read More

Media Advisory Those looking to win a $70,000 10 KW solar system prize through the WattsNEXT? (www.wattsnext.ca) sustainable energy video contest only have a couple more weeks to enter their video submission. The WattsNEXT? contest is an opportunity for Ontarians, both young and old, to share and learn about the power of sustainable energy ...... Click here to read this release



Willis Energy Services builds on Conservation and Demand Management expertise by entering into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Toronto

Published Wed, 7 Sep 2011 09:18:16 EST Read More

Media Release (TORONTO, ON - September 7, 2011) Willis Energy Services has experience and expertise in the design, development and delivery of conservation and demand management programs and technical capabilities to identify, investigate, and implement energy saving projects. With offices in British Columbia and Ontario, Willis conducts business coast-to-coast in Canada, seve...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) to launch province's first Green Energy Field Day

Published Tue, 6 Sep 2011 10:02:35 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: OSEA to host province-wide doors open event on September 24th, 2011. Local businesses, farms, schools, companies and organizations will have the opportunity to showcase their green energy project. Participating locations so far include Toronto, Cobden, Reaboro and Mississauga, with scheduled events ranging from biogas facility tours to a photov...... Click here to read this release



Ontarians show strong support for green energy in run up to provincial election: poll

Published Thu, 21 Jul 2011 11:57:31 EST Read More

Media Release (July 21, 2011, Toronto) A recent poll, conducted by Oraclepoll Research Limited and commissioned by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA), indicates over 7 of 10 Ontarians support green energy initiatives. Regionally, Northern Ontario (82%) and the GTA (79%) are most supportive of Green Energy. Even in Southwest Ontario, where 23% of those polled ind...... Click here to read this release



Erickson decision: wind turbines can be built in Ontario

Published Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:10:16 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or ...... Click here to read this release



Extension of the Canadian ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program welcomed by insulation manufacturers and their employees

Published Wed, 13 Jul 2011 11:43:12 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, July 13, 2011) The announcement to extend the ecoENEGRY program, by Canada's Minster of Natural Resources, the Honourable Joe Oliver, was applauded by NAIMA Canada. The ecoENERGY program provides energy efficiency related incentives for homeowners. The program has been very popular, with thousands of Canadian households receiving incentive payments to offse...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume 1)

Published Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:19:44 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume 1) Legislative Media Studio, Queen's Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 Check Against Delivery Good Morning. Today I have tabled with the Speaker the first volume of my annual energy conservation report for 2010 aptly named "Managing a Complex ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Electricity Subsidy Undercuts Conservation

Published Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:29:47 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, June 14, 2011 - Ontario's Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario Clean Energy Benefit (OCEB) is a perverse incentive that could endanger the energy conservation savings the government is hoping to achieve. In his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2010 (Volume One): Managing a Complex Energy System, released today, Gord Mille...... Click here to read this release



The Co-operators Group Tops Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2011

Published Wed, 8 Jun 2011 09:48:11 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, Ontario, June 8, 2011) Corporate Knights has released the 10th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada's top corporate citizens. The leading corporate ranking of Canadian corporate citizenship transparently ranks companies' relative carbon, water, waste, and energy impacts. Other citizenship indicators ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Volume One of 2010 energy conservation report

Published Tue, 7 Jun 2011 09:11:36 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2010 energy conservation report, Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2010 (Volume One), Managing a Complex Energy System. The report reviews policy developments, highlights concerns with the current policy agenda and provides recommendations for energy conservation in Ontario. WHAT...... Click here to read this release



Energy auditors applaud $400 million ecoENERGY extension, Coalition calls for four-year commitment to sustain industry

Published Mon, 6 Jun 2011 17:05:41 EST Read More

Media Release VANCOUVER, BC - (June 6, 2011) - 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. "Home retrofit programs are great for the economy because they help families, bu...... Click here to read this release



Danny Williams to receive award for green energy leadership

Published Mon, 6 Jun 2011 13:04:32 EST Read More

Media Advisory Toronto, ON, June 6, 2011 - Danny Williams will be honoured by Corporate Knights, the Canadian magazine for clean capitalism, as a recipient of the Corporate Knights Award of Distinction for his moral courage and unrelenting drive to unleash Canada's energy-super-power potential in a fair and green way. The award will be presented at a Gala dinner in Toronto...... Click here to read this release



GreenTech and CleanTech Speakers in Toronto Monday June 6

Published Sun, 5 Jun 2011 12:47:26 EST Read More

Media Advisory VerdeXchange Canada to feature over 90 speakers from Canada, U.S., U.K., and Asia VerdeXchange 2011 Canada is taking place June 6, 2011 at The Allstream Centre 105 Princes' Blvd, Exhibition Place, Toronto. For full conference program, please go to: http://vxcanada.ca/program/. Feature speakers include: Roland Aurich President and Chief Executive Off...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Gord Miller, Commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Rapport annuel sur les gaz à effet de serre - Assumer les responsabilités : créer des occasions.

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 10:32:49 EST Read More

DISCOURS Gord Miller, Commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Rapport annuel sur les gaz à effet de serre - Assumer les responsabilités : créer des occasions. Studio des médias de l'Assemblée législative, Queen's Park Le mercredi 31 mai 2011 à 10h 00 Priorité au discours anglais prononcé Conformément à mes obligations légales décrites dans la Charte de...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 10:18:36 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report Legislative Media Studio, Queen's Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Check Against Delivery Pursuant to my legislative obligation in the Environmental Bill of Rights, today I am releasing my 3rd Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, entitled "Meeting Respons...... Click here to read this release



More Work Needed if Ontario to Meet Climate Change Responsibilities

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 10:05:29 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, 31 May, 2011 - The Ontario government will not, with its current programs, meet its targets for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs). This is one conclusion from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario's 2011 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, released today. "Recently released federal government data indicate that Ontario's GHG emissions in 2009 were at the l...... Click here to read this release



Toronto conference - VerdeXchange Clean tech and Green Tech conference finalizes agenda for early June event

Published Mon, 30 May 2011 10:26:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory -30- For media contact, request interview and/or to request a media pass, contact: Rayissa Palmer, Marketing Director, VerdeXchange 2011 Canada rpalmer@vxcanada.ca T: 905-877-4528 C: ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release third Annual Greenhouse Gas report

Published Wed, 25 May 2011 07:22:28 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2011 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Report, Meeting Responsibilities: Creating Opportunities. This third GHG report focuses on Ontario’s progress in meeting its GHG targets and makes recommendations for improvements. WHAT: Release of the Environmental Commissioner’s Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress ...... Click here to read this release



Los Angeles Based Sustainability Conference Launches in Toronto

Published Thu, 19 May 2011 11:51:42 EST Read More

Attn: Business, Environment and Clean tech reporters Media Advisory VerdeXchange, a Los Angeles based international sustainability conference, has chosen Toronto as the first point of expansion in its quest of building an international network of green market leaders. VXCanada will bring leaders from all sectors of the economy together to address the challenges and opportunit...... Click here to read this release



ISG CAPITAL'S VALUE ENHANCEMENT METHODOLOGY VALIDATED - CONTRIBUTES TO 22% IRR

Published Thu, 19 May 2011 09:38:15 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Utility costs reduced by 50% - Prototype property receives Energy Star Rating of 90 Toronto, Ontario (May 18, 2011) - ISG Capital Corporation (TSX-V: SUS) ("ISG" or the "Corporation") is pleased to report that its proprietary greening methodology has resulted in a 22% internal rate of return ("IRR") since inception on the Company's pr...... Click here to read this release



Future Innovations Marketing Announces Partnership with Environmental Communication Options

Published Mon, 9 May 2011 13:16:54 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE Alliance forged to service Green conscious businesses (Toronto, May 9, 2011) Future Innovations Marketing, Canada's first membership-based environmental and health & wellness marketing firm, announces its new partnership with Environmental Communication Options (ECO). Successful executives know that their businesses must become more environmentally susta...... Click here to read this release



Alexandra Morton returns fish farm manure to aquaculture site

Published Tue, 26 Apr 2011 15:21:26 EST Read More

Media Release (Campbell River, B.C., April 26, 2011) This morning, Alexandra Morton delivered fish farm manure back to Marine Harvest before visiting the head offices of Mainstream and John Duncan MP as part of a peaceful 'Fish Farm Crime Scene' tour. Later today (1pm), a flotilla protest and swim around a salmon farm operated by Grieg Seafood will take place in Conville Bay in t...... Click here to read this release



ONTARIO NATURE CELEBRATES EARTH MONTH: Young environmental leaders lead conservation events in Mississauga, Kingston, Barrie, Markham and Thunder Bay

Published Tue, 26 Apr 2011 13:56:27 EST Read More

MEDIA/PHOTO OP ADVISORY WHEN: All events are taking place on Saturday, April 30, 2011 and all are free! Celebrate the last day of Earth Month with Ontario Nature’s youth brigade! Ontario Nature’s Youth Council is co-hosting five concurrent environmental events with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) for Earth Month, with support from the Ontario Trillium Foundatio...... Click here to read this release



50 years of environmental law in Canada

Published Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:08:45 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or ...... Click here to read this release



ProjectDemocracy Launches On-line Tool to Help Progressive Voters Get Beyond Spin and Make Their Vote Count

Published Tue, 12 Apr 2011 09:59:48 EST Read More

Immediate Release (Ottawa, April 12, 2011) Stephen Harper’s governments have shown contempt for democratic values and process and scorned action on progressive issues. But vote-splitting among the opposition parties in dozens of Ridings could hand him a majority. ProjectDemocracy.ca, a new initiative launched today, is a dynamic too...... Click here to read this release



Why Elizabeth May should be in the televised debate

Published Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:32:51 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Jim Harris, the former leader of the Green Party of Canada (GPC) (2003-2006), is available for comment on the broadcast consortium's decision to exclude GPC leader Elizabeth May from the 2011 televised leaders debates. In the 2008 election, five unelected and unaccountable TV executives met in secret and made the same decision to exclude Elizabeth May in ...... Click here to read this release



Canadian insulation manufacturers and their employees welcome the return of ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program

Published Wed, 23 Mar 2011 13:00:05 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, March 23, 2011) NAIMA Canada applauds renewed funding and the extension of the ecoENERGY Program announced in the latest Federal Budget. The ecoENERGY program has been very popular, with thousands of Canadian households receiving incentive payments to offset the cost of energy saving retrofits. We have seen an overwhelming interest by homeowners to take ...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver reminds Ontario households the countdown is on for the EcoEnergy Program

Published Wed, 16 Mar 2011 10:36:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory GreenSaver reminds 2,000 Ontario households they are still eligible to get EcoEnergy program benefits before the March 31 deadline. The EcoEnergy home energy retrofit program comes to an end on March 31, 2011. Photo Opportunity: GreenSaver can supply on-site opportunity to video how energy audits are done, by GreenSaver staff that hav...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Communication Options - March 2011 Newsletter

Published Tue, 8 Mar 2011 14:16:01 EST Read More

MARCH 2011 NEWSLETTER It has been a busy past few months at Environmental Communications Options (ECO), with files from Newfoundland to British Columbia landing on our desks. In addition to our retainer client files, we have ...... Click here to read this release



Canada's Most Sustainable Cities Rankings

Published Wed, 9 Feb 2011 14:30:27 EST Read More

Media Release The West has won: Victoria and Vancouver top list of Canada’s most sustainable cities. Toronto takes top spot in large city category Victoria, Feb. 9, 2011 -- Corporate Knights, Canada's magazine for clean capitalism, announced its 5th annual Sustainable Cities ranking this morning at a press conference at the Federation of Canadian Muni...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations announced in Davos

Published Sat, 29 Jan 2011 10:55:04 EST Read More

Media Release List of Global 'Good Guys' beating benchmark by substantial margin DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, (embargoed until 2.01 a.m. EST) January 29, 2011 Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, announced its seventh annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. From its inception on February 1 2005, the Global 100 ...... Click here to read this release



Energy Services Association of Canada - promoting fiscally and environmentally responsible initiatives for Canadian organizations

Published Wed, 1 Dec 2010 11:07:19 EST Read More

Media Release List of case studies by city attached TORONTO, Ontario, December 1, 2010 – The Energy Services Association of Canada (ESAC) today announced their newly formed advocacy organization which has been created to actively promote government policies and regulatory support for greater use of guaranteed performance based solutions to upgrade Canada’s aging infr...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: GreenSaver supports the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s observations on the Home Energy Savings Plan

Published Tue, 30 Nov 2010 15:21:24 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity What: GreenSaver supports the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s observations on the Home Energy Savings Plan and the potential for saving homeowners money on their energy bills. Who: Vladan Veljovic, President & CEO, GreenSaver Background: As a not-for-profit energy efficiency organization, GreenSaver, applauds the i...... Click here to read this release



節省能源需依靠有效節能計劃

Published Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:55:19 EST Read More

新聞稿 二零一零年十一月三十日安省多倫多訊…安省環保專員指出,政府如欲實現新定的嚴謹省電目標,便需要改善其節約能源計劃。 安省環保專員米勒 (Gord Miller) 發表一份名為 《檢討安省節能表現之成效》1 的報告,對於政府在其長遠能源計劃2 中所定下的節省電力目標,他提é†...... Click here to read this release



NAIMA applauds the intent of Ontario Long-Term Energy Plan for energy efficiency and conservation

Published Tue, 23 Nov 2010 16:54:45 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, ON, November 23, 2010) Today, the province of Ontario, through the Minister of Energy Brad Duguid, tabled the Long–Term Energy Plan (LTEP). “The LTEP is an important step in advancing renewable energy, encouraging energy conservation, creating and supporting green jobs and Ontario’s growing green economy. Industry looks to government for long term...... Click here to read this release



2010 Community Power Award winners announced

Published Mon, 15 Nov 2010 19:58:17 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2010 Community Power Award winners announced! (Toronto, ON November 15, 2010) The OSEA 2010 Community Power Awards were presented tonight during the Community Power Awards Banquet & Ceremony. The award winners are individuals who have made significant contributions to the Community Power movement in Ontario and globally. The award presentation fol...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Grant Recipients Announced

Published Mon, 15 Nov 2010 13:50:16 EST Read More

Media Release Financial support for citizens and groups bolsters community investment in green energy projects (Toronto, November 15 2010) - The Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, the London Boys and Girls Club and the Burlington Green renewable energy cooperative are among the first projects to receive a grant under the Community Energy Partnerships Program (CEPP). CEPP gr...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Minister of Energy Brad Duguid to tour solar equipment manufacturing plant

Published Mon, 8 Nov 2010 09:40:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory – Photo Op and Media Availability Attn: Green Technology, Environment, Energy, Manufacturing, Business Editors and Reporters Toronto, ON - Ontario’s Minister of Energy Brad Duguid will tour the Samco Manufacturing Ltd plant in Scarborough on November 12, 2010. The event will celebrate the first SunEdison solar racking equipment produced in the province...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Awards nominees announced

Published Tue, 2 Nov 2010 10:46:16 EST Read More

Media Advisory Community Power Awards nominees announced The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is pleased to announce the Community Power Award nominees for 2010. The Community Power Award is presented to individuals and/or organizations, whose work has contributed significantly to the Community Power movement. Gord Miller, the Environmental Commissioner of Ont...... Click here to read this release



Once-in-a-lifetime water learning “unconference” begins today

Published Thu, 21 Oct 2010 10:54:07 EST Read More

Media Release 250 young leaders converge in Alberta; Vancouverite cycling to Lab (Exshaw, Alberta, October 21, 2010) Today, engaged young Canadian leaders representing every corner of the country are arriving in Alberta for a once-in-a-lifetime learning event that focuses on protecting our most precious natural resource: water. The Canadian Water Innovation Lab (CWIL), ...... Click here to read this release



250 “water-passionate” Canadians attending once-in-a-lifetime water learning opportunity

Published Sun, 17 Oct 2010 14:49:30 EST Read More

Media Release One Canadian so passionate he is cycling from Vancouver to Exshaw on a “wing and a prayer” (Exshaw, Alberta, October 17, 2010) In just a few days, engaged young leaders from all over the country will converge in Alberta for a once-in-a-lifetime learning event that will turn their good intentions into concrete actions to protect our most precious natural ...... Click here to read this release



250 “water-passionate” Canadians to attend once-in-a-lifetime water learning opportunity

Published Thu, 14 Oct 2010 17:00:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory First-ever Canadian Water Innovation Lab “unconference” kicks off Monday, October 18 with the Pre-Lab (Exshaw, Alberta, October 14, 2010) In just a few days, engaged young leaders from all over the country will converge in Alberta for a once-in-a-lifetime learning event that will turn their good intentions into concrete actions to protect our most preci...... Click here to read this release



First the Pods Invaded Europe… Now They Are Here! Cyclepods That Is

Published Thu, 7 Oct 2010 11:58:15 EST Read More

Media Release First the Pods Invaded Europe… Now They Are Here! Cyclepods That Is (TORONTO, ON. October 7, 2010) Bikes are causing congestion. As bicycle use continues to increase in cities across Canada, a key issue has become the availability of sufficient, convenient parking for users of this environmentally friendly mode of transportation. An innovative bike s...... Click here to read this release



Besoin d’examens sur les grandes installations au gaz naturel

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:50:06 EST Read More

Pour diffusion immédiate Besoin d’examens sur les grandes installations au gaz naturel Toronto, le 22 septembre 2010 – « Le gouvernement de l’Ontario doit arrêter de bloquer les examens environnementaux stricts sur les grandes installations au gaz naturel », indique M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario, dans son rapport annuel de 200...... Click here to read this release



Grande faille capable d’engloutir 160 000 tonnes de sable

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:46:57 EST Read More

Toronto, le 22 septembre 2010 – « Le gouvernement de l’Ontario ignore la loi et permet l’exploitation d’un puits d’extraction de sable sans permis », dit M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario, dans son rapport annuel de 2009-2010 publié aujourd’hui. « Le ministère des Richesses naturelles prend certaines décisions politiques discutables qui permet...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l’environnement publie son rapport annuel de 2009-2010

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:21:59 EST Read More

Pour diffusion immédiate Toronto, le 22 septembre 2010 – « Le gouvernement ne respecte pas ses promesses environnementales », dit M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario. « Ce gouvernement s’enorgueillit, et avec raison, des progrès qu’il a accomplis en adoptant une loi pour protéger l’environnement », précise M. Miller, « mais les geste...... Click here to read this release



More scrutiny needed for large natural gas plants

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:04:22 EST Read More

For Immediate Release More scrutiny needed for large natural gas plants Toronto, September 22, 2010 - The Ontario government must stop blocking tougher environmental scrutiny of large natural gas power plants, says Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Gord Miller in his 2009/2010 annual report released today. "As we phase-out the use of coal, natural gas - includi...... Click here to read this release



Lack of Mining Oversight Jeopardizes the Far North

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:50:31 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Lack of Mining Oversight Jeopardizes the Far North Toronto, 22 September 2010 – The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario says mining service companies are using claim staking, exploration, and related activities to circumvent the government’s promise to protect half the boreal forest in the Far North. In his 2009/2010 annual report released tod...... Click here to read this release



Province’s air quality standards are not airtight

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:41:17 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Province’s air quality standards are not airtight Toronto, 22 September 2010 – A recent change to Ontario’s air pollution regulation allows the government to exempt whole sectors of industry from tougher provincial air quality standards, says Gord Miller, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario in his 2009/2010 annual report released today. ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases 2009/2010 Annual Report - Refining Conservation

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:02:14 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Environmental Commissioner releases 2009/2010 Annual Report Toronto, September 22 2010 – The government is failing to follow through on all of its environmental promises, says Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller. “This government rightly prides itself on the progress it has made in passing legislation to protect the environment,” says Mille...... Click here to read this release



Avante Smartbox™ technology installed in Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) lottery Dream Home

Published Tue, 21 Sep 2010 11:30:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory The lucky winner of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s lottery home will use the Smartboxx™ to remotely control home energy costs. (Toronto, September 21st, 2010) Ontario based Avante Security Inc. (TSXV: ASY) (www.avantesecurity.com), creators of the Smartboxx™ are happy to announce that they h...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2010 Annual Report - Redefining Conservation

Published Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:27:52 EST Read More

Media Advisory Media conference and webcast on September 22, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. (September 16, 2010, Toronto) The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller, will release his 2009/2010 Annual Report at September 22nd, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Copies of the report, Redefining Conservation, will be available an hour earlier at ...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera son rapport annuel de 2009-2010

Published Thu, 16 Sep 2010 13:18:43 EST Read More

Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera son rapport annuel de 2009-2010 Toronto, le 16 septembre 2010 – M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, publiera son rapport annuel de 2009-2010 à 10 h le 22 septembre 2010. Les exemplaires du rapport intitulé Redéfinir la conservation pourront être consultés en ligne une heure avant le lancemen...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2010 Annual Report

Published Thu, 16 Sep 2010 13:12:22 EST Read More

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2010 Annual Report Toronto, Thursday September 16 , 2010 – The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller, will release his 2009/2010 Annual Report at 10:00 am on September 22nd, 2010. Copies of the report, Redefining Conservation, will be available an hour earlier on-line at www.eco.on.ca, or at the Legislative Press Gall...... Click here to read this release



Avante Security Inc and Calico Energy Services Inc partner to deploy the Smartboxx

Published Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:20:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory Avante Security Inc and Calico Energy Services Inc partner to deploy the Smartboxx™, an Innovative Energy Management Solution in Ground-Breaking OPA Study in Ontario OPA study to test energy management solution with Toronto Hydro, Hydro One (Owen Sound), Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro, Kitchener Wilmot Hydro, and Waterloo North Hydro (Toronto, S...... Click here to read this release



如何為商界物業省電又省錢?

Published Tue, 14 Sep 2010 13:11:09 EST Read More

(2010-09-13,多倫多) 相信很多人曾經聽聞或已經受惠了安省政府的電力節約私人房屋翻新津貼。商界人事同等或更多的現金受惠,只要閣下是擁有超過25,000平方呎,而物業電話區號為416 的商界東住或租客, 你就有資格享受津貼。 多倫多商界建築物東主與管理人協會的能源節省需求管理計劃(BOMA CDM)是ä¸...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights launches its new website

Published Mon, 13 Sep 2010 13:24:33 EST Read More

Attention: News/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Corporate Knights launches its new website (Toronto, Ontario, September 13, 2010) Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, has launched a brand-new website that optimizes the user experience. The site’s content has been reorganized to make browsing more intuitive and fun, with related content being grouped to...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Kingston

Published Thu, 2 Sep 2010 09:53:27 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters GreenSaver brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Kingston GreenSaver will be bringing their energy conservation expertise to Kingston this fall. The Rebate Road Show stops at Kingston’s Portsmouth Olympic Harbour to showcase Ontario’s Multi-Family Energy Efficiency (MEER), F...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver, in partnership with Burlington Hydro, brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Burlington

Published Mon, 30 Aug 2010 16:57:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters GreenSaver, in partnership with Burlington Hydro, brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Burlington GreenSaver’s Rebate Road Show will stop in Burlington on Thursday, September 2nd to showcase the Multi-Family Energy Efficiency (MEER), Feed-in Tariff (FIT) and Electricity Retrofit In...... Click here to read this release



Federal Government scores a B+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:10:11 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Federal Government is Awarded a B+ (Ottawa, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energ...... Click here to read this release



Newfoundland and Labrador score a C- on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:07:17 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Newfoundland and Labrador are Awarded a C- (St. Johns, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on ...... Click here to read this release



Quebec scores an A+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:03:58 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Quebec is Awarded an A+ (Quebec City, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy effi...... Click here to read this release



Ontario scores an A+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:01:09 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Ontario is Awarded an A+ (Toronto, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy efficie...... Click here to read this release



Yukon scores a B on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:58:09 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Yukon Territory is Awarded a B (Whitehorse, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy efficiency p...... Click here to read this release



Saskatchewan scores a B- on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:55:09 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Saskatchewan is Awarded a B- (Regina, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy effi...... Click here to read this release



Prince Edward Island scores a B on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:51:33 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Prince Edward Island is Awarded a B (Charlottetown, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on the...... Click here to read this release



Northwest Territories scores a C on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:48:30 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Northwest Territories is Awarded a C (Yellowknife, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on thei...... Click here to read this release



Nunavut scores a B on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:44:41 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Nunavut is Awarded a B (Iqaluit, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy efficienc...... Click here to read this release



Nova Scotia scores a B+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:41:32 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Nova Scotia is Awarded a B+ (Halifax, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy effi...... Click here to read this release



New Brunswick scores a B+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:38:36 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card New Brunswick is Awarded a B+ (Fredericton, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energ...... Click here to read this release



Manitoba scores A+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:35:11 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Manitoba is Awarded an A+ (Winnipeg, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy effic...... Click here to read this release



British Columbia scores an A on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:32:03 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card British Columbia is Awarded an A (Victoria, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energ...... Click here to read this release



Alberta scores B+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:27:08 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Alberta is Awarded a B+ (Edmonton, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy efficie...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Weather or Climate change?

Published Mon, 16 Aug 2010 11:30:10 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more ...... Click here to read this release



Gloom lifted on solar prices: OPA listens and responds to applicants with its decision on the microFIT rate

Published Fri, 13 Aug 2010 15:03:20 EST Read More

Gloom lifted on solar prices: OPA listens and responds to applicants with its decision on the microFIT rate On August 13th, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) released its much anticipated decision on the proposed price cut to Ontario's renewable energy feed-in tariff ("microFIT") for ground-mounted solar installations that are less than 10 kilowatts (kW) in capacity. The new rate will...... Click here to read this release



Ten tips for an energy-efficient summer

Published Wed, 4 Aug 2010 14:21:52 EST Read More

Ten tips for an energy-efficient summer The second heat wave of 2010 has hit. As the temperature soars into the high 30’s, so does the temptation to crank that air conditioning. Unfortunately, air conditioners use a lot of energy, which is hard on the environment and your wallet. According to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the twenty top days for electricity use...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Toronto businesses keeping cool during the heat wave

Published Wed, 4 Aug 2010 13:00:39 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Toronto businesses keeping cool during the heat wave -teams on the street today in Corso Italia (St. Clair and Dufferin) and Korea Town (Christie and Bloor) As Toronto sizzles through another heat wave, businesses are turning up the air conditioning to keep their employees and customers comfortable. The Conservation Council of Ontario (CCO) is reminding business ...... Click here to read this release



Brampton apartment building earns $66,400 for conservation upgrades

Published Tue, 3 Aug 2010 16:24:53 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters Brampton apartment building earns $66,400 for conservation upgrades - highest single rebate to date in province-wide multi-residential program Brampton based Vertica Resident Services and GWL Realty Advisors will be presented with a cheque for $66,400 in rebates for reducing their electr...... Click here to read this release



Retailers close doors to conserve electricity related to air conditioning

Published Tue, 3 Aug 2010 13:35:07 EST Read More

Retailers close doors to conserve electricity related to air conditioning (Toronto, August 3, 2010) Doors Closed, the Conservation Council of Ontario's campaign to stop air-conditioned sidewalks, is back. Street teams are being deployed around Toronto again this week to hand out posters and to encourage business owners to save electricity. The message is clear: Ontarians don't like ...... Click here to read this release



Top wind and solar experts to speak at Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum

Published Fri, 30 Jul 2010 15:01:11 EST Read More

Top wind and solar experts to speak at Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum Event focuses on building renewable energy supply chains in Ontario Toronto – July 30, 2010 – Over 50 renewable energy experts are confirmed to speak at the upcoming Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum, taking place October 5-6 in Toronto. This industry critical event will bring togethe...... Click here to read this release



LA CONTROVERSE SUR LES " ÉCO-DROITS " NE DOIT PAS METTRE EN PÉRIL LE PROGRAMME DES DÉCHETS DANGEREUX DIT LE COMMISSAIRE À L'ENVIRONNEMENT DE L'ONTARIO

Published Tue, 27 Jul 2010 10:58:32 EST Read More

LA CONTROVERSE SUR LES " ÉCO-DROITS " NE DOIT PAS METTRE EN PÉRIL LE PROGRAMME DES DÉCHETS DANGEREUX DIT LE COMMISSAIRE À L'ENVIRONNEMENT DE L'ONTARIO (Toronto) M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, indique dans son rapport spécial publié aujourd'hui que le plan de gestion des déchets dangereux de l'Ontario représente un pas dans la bonne direction et qu...... Click here to read this release



"ECO FEE" CONTROVERSY MUST NOT JEOPARDIZE HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM: ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONER

Published Tue, 27 Jul 2010 10:49:29 EST Read More

"ECO FEE" CONTROVERSY MUST NOT JEOPARDIZE HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM: ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONER (July 27, 2010 - Toronto) Ontario's program for managing hazardous waste is an important step in the right direction and should not be scrapped, says Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller in his Special Report, released today. The report notes, however, that the program is not perfect, and offe...... Click here to read this release



Power to the People!

Published Fri, 23 Jul 2010 10:23:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory Find out HOW at the Community Power Conference 2010 The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is hosting its second annual Community Power Conference this November. The event is Ontario’s single largest annual gathering of Community Power producers, proponents and supporters. Together with the Power Networking Centre trade show, the conference attracts ...... Click here to read this release



GREENSAVER BECOMES FIRST AND ONLY ENERGY AUDIT PROVIDER TO OFFER AIR MILES REWARD MILES

Published Mon, 12 Jul 2010 11:54:43 EST Read More

GREENSAVER BECOMES FIRST AND ONLY ENERGY AUDIT PROVIDER TO OFFER AIR MILES REWARD MILES New partnership will encourage energy efficiency across Ontario TORONTO – July 12, 2010 – GreenSaver, Canada’s oldest not-for-profit organization dedicated to energy efficiency, announces an exclusive partnership with Canada’s premiere coalition loyalty program, the AIR MILES Reward...... Click here to read this release



Ten tips for an energy-efficient summer

Published Thu, 8 Jul 2010 17:03:13 EST Read More

Ten tips for an energy-efficient summer The first heat wave of 2010 has hit. As the temperature soars into the high 30’s, so does the temptation to crank that air conditioning. Unfortunately, air conditioners use a lot of energy, which is hard on the environment and your wallet. According to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the twenty top days for electricity use ...... Click here to read this release



NAIMA Canada/Consumers Council of Canada Report on Energy Efficient Homes

Published Thu, 8 Jul 2010 16:53:36 EST Read More

Full text of NAIMA Canada/Consumers Council of Canada Report on Energy Efficient Homes....... Click here to read this release



Alberta government stalls in development of more energy efficient building code

Published Thu, 8 Jul 2010 10:59:50 EST Read More

Alberta government stalls in development of more energy efficient building code A study commissioned by NAIMA Canada and the Consumer Council of Canada (CCC) has found that the more energy efficient a house is, the more affordable it is. The costing analysis for upgrades of EnerGuide 80 homes in Alberta concluded that the total incremental renovation cost was approximately $6,000. Whe...... Click here to read this release



Maurice Strong, Galen G Weston, Mayor Miller, Elizabeth May to speak at pre-G-20 sustainability summit

Published Mon, 21 Jun 2010 10:52:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Business/environment/general editors Maurice Strong, Galen. G Weston, Mayor Miller, Elizabeth May to speak at pre-G-20 sustainability summit TORONTO, Monday, June 21, 2010 - Corporate Knights and the International Institute for Sustainable Development will host Our Common Future 2.0 on Monday at the Design Exchange. It will be chaired by Maurice Stro...... Click here to read this release



Clean Air and Climate Change Summit moves from words to actions

Published Tue, 1 Jun 2010 09:47:31 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment, Community, Political Reporters and Editors Clean Air and Climate Change Summit moves from words to actions The Clean Air Partnership and the GTA Clean Air Council will host the 2010 Clean Air and Climate Change Summit on Wednesday, June 2, 2010. The event will celebrate member jurisdictions that have been leaders in implementing action targ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Nature's First Annual Youth Summit for Biodiversity with Guest Speaker Dr. Roberta Bondar June 4-6, 2010

Published Mon, 31 May 2010 12:07:08 EST Read More

MEDIA ALERT Attn: Environment, Wildlife, Conservation Reporters and Editors Ontario Nature's First Annual Youth Summit for Biodiversity with Guest Speaker Dr. Roberta Bondar June 4-6, 2010 Schomberg, Ontario - Celebrate the rich diversity of all the life forms on our planet at Ontario Nature's first annual Youth Summit for Biodiversity - a unique 3-day event taking place at Camp Ceda...... Click here to read this release



Ontario needs to broaden its climate change policy reach

Published Mon, 31 May 2010 10:20:05 EST Read More

Ontario needs to broaden its climate change policy reach Toronto, May 31, 2010 - The Ontario government will need to expand its climate change policy agenda if it hopes to have any chance of reaching its short- and medium-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. This is one conclusion in a report released today by Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Gord Miller. The report, entitl...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Nature honours conservation heroes

Published Mon, 31 May 2010 09:51:20 EST Read More

Ontario Nature honours conservation heroes Algonquin to Adirondacks Conservation Association, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Cootes to Escarpment Parks System and residents of Burnt River, McGregor, Chelesea, Port Rowan and Lansdowne have been recognized for leadership in conservation and the protection of nature. (SARNIA, ONTARIO, May 31, 2010) - This ...... Click here to read this release



Publication du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés aux gaz à effet de serre du commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario

Published Wed, 26 May 2010 11:23:39 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Attn : Rédacteurs et journalistes dans les domaines de l'environnement, du transport, de l'énergie renouvelable et de la politique Publication du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés aux gaz à effet de serre du commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, M. Gord Miller, publiera son Rapport annuel sur les pro...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report

Published Wed, 26 May 2010 11:21:31 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Political Reporters and Editors Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, will release his annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report on Monday, May 31. Entitled Broadening Ontario’s Climate Change Policy Agend...... Click here to read this release



Gord Miller appointed to third term as Ontario's Environmental Commissioner

Published Tue, 25 May 2010 09:32:34 EST Read More

Media Release Gord Miller appointed to third term as Ontario's Environmental Commissioner (Toronto, May 25, 2010) Gord Miller has been appointed to his third term as Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. The Environmental Commissioner is an independent officer appointed by the Legislative Assembly charged with overseeing the implementation of the Environmental Bill of R...... Click here to read this release



Hugh Garner Co-op celebrates completion of Green Roof Phase Two

Published Mon, 17 May 2010 09:35:04 EST Read More

Media Advisory Hugh Garner Co-op celebrates completion of Green Roof Phase Two The Hugh Garner Co-operative building has completed Phase Two of its green roof. The Co-op is installing Canada's largest residential green roof with help, and will celebrate with a ribbon-cutting on May 26. There will be opportunities to view and photograph the green roof. Deputy Mayor Joe Pantal...... Click here to read this release



Energy Conservation - The Opportunities in a Large and Unfinished Agenda

Published Mon, 3 May 2010 10:49:17 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Energy Conservation - The Opportunities in a Large and Unfinished Agenda Queens's Park, May 3, 2010 - Ontario needs a comprehensive energy conservation strategy developed with public participation, to guide energy conservation activity and measure progress. This is one of the conclusions in ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to report on province's energy conservation performance

Published Wed, 28 Apr 2010 13:07:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Local, Environmental, Energy and Political Reporters and Editors Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to report on province's energy conservation performance Environmental Commissioner releases Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report Volume One - an analysis of progress on energy conservation activities in the province. WHEN: Monday, May...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison to Develop Solar PV Program for Remington in Ontario

Published Mon, 26 Apr 2010 09:49:47 EST Read More

SunEdison to Develop Solar PV Program for Remington in Ontario TORONTO, ONTARIO (April 26, 2010) - SunEdison, a division of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR), announced today that it will be developing and constructing up to fourteen (14) roof-top solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with capacity totaling up to 3 Megawatts (MW) for The Remington Group, one of the leading real esta...... Click here to read this release



Climate Change Awareness Act : Bill 6

Published Wed, 21 Apr 2010 11:53:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory Climate Change Awareness Act : Bill 6 Ottawa-Orléans MPP Phil McNeely will convene a media conference regarding Bill 6, the Climate Change Awareness Act. Date: Wednesday , April 21, 2010 Time: 3:00 p.m. Location: Queen’s Park Media Studio – Ontario Legislature – Main Floor West Background • ...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association of Toronto celebrates conservation success on Earth Day

Published Tue, 20 Apr 2010 16:30:34 EST Read More

Greening business and commercial space in Toronto - a Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Earth Day Backgrounder (Toronto, April 21, 2010) BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program's incentive initiative has substantial incentive dollars in 'green' capital available to commercial building owners, operators and tenants for electricity conservation retrofi...... Click here to read this release



EcoStay celebrates Fort McMurray's greenest hotels with Earth Day promotion

Published Mon, 19 Apr 2010 11:05:08 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community, Hospitality, Environment and Business Reporters and Editors EcoStay celebrates Fort McMurray's greenest hotels with Earth Day promotion EcoStay is proud to announce that nine Fort McMurray Hotels have joined the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) endorsed EcoStay program. The AHLA has partnered with EcoStay to deliver the carbon captu...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver presents inaugural award to graduate student in the University of Toronto's Centre for Environment

Published Wed, 14 Apr 2010 09:13:43 EST Read More

Media Advisory GreenSaver presents inaugural award to graduate student in the University of Toronto's Centre for Environment A graduate student in the Environmental Studies collaborative program at the Centre for Environment will receive the inaugural GreenSaver Alastair Fairweather Memorial Award from GreenSaver and the University of Toronto on Earth Day 2010. The award was e...... Click here to read this release



Keep the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes Program Alive!

Published Fri, 9 Apr 2010 13:53:20 EST Read More

Keep the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes Program Alive! Facebook group formed to extend federal home energy efficiency incentives (April 9, 2010, Toronto, Ontario) Canadians concerned about home energy efficiency are invited to join a Facebook group calling for the extension of ecoENERGY retrofit incentives. The Facebook group was formed almost immediately after the March 31 anno...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison Approved for FIT Project Development

Published Thu, 8 Apr 2010 15:46:28 EST Read More

Media Release SunEdison Approved for FIT Project Development SunEdison on track to build solar park near Ingleside in the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry; eight others in queue for approval this summer Toronto, Ontario (April 8, 2010) – SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE: WFR), is pleased to announce the approval of its Fee...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario wants to hear your stories of energy conservation success and failure

Published Wed, 7 Apr 2010 15:21:15 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Environmental Commissioner of Ontario wants to hear your stories of energy conservation success and failure Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller has launched a new, interactive website where Ontarians can submit their stories of barriers and incentives to conserving energy. The site is designed to foster dialogue and discussion around the significant issue of ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario wants your stories about energy conservation successes and failures

Published Wed, 7 Apr 2010 14:12:40 EST Read More

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario wants your stories about energy conservation successes and failures New website invites feedback on barriers and incentives (Toronto, April 7, 2010) Gord Miller, Ontario's Environment Commissioner wants to learn more about the barriers and incentives you've experienced when conserving energy in Ontario. He's created a new website at www.o...... Click here to read this release



Napanee area public school students visit First Light Solar Park to kick off Earth Week

Published Wed, 7 Apr 2010 12:21:21 EST Read More

Media Advisory Napanee area public school students visit First Light Solar Park to kick off Earth Week TORONTO, ON - Renewable energy developers SunEdison and SkyPower Limited will demonstrate the benefits of solar energy to local public school students at the award winning First Light solar park in Stone Mills, Ontario, on April 15. Grade 7 and 8 students from two Napanee ...... Click here to read this release



Green Communities Canada urges federal vision, leadership

Published Thu, 1 Apr 2010 12:15:53 EST Read More

Green Communities Canada urges federal vision, leadership Don't pull the plug on home energy progress 1 April 2010 - Cancelling Canada's ecoENERGY home retrofit program is a serious mistake, says Green Communities Canada, a national leader in energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. "Existing participants can still get retrofit incentives for the time being. But wit...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance responds to suspension of federal government's ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program

Published Thu, 1 Apr 2010 12:12:15 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance responds to suspension of federal government's ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program On March 31 2010, the federal government suspended its successful and effective ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program. The program provided incentives for homeowners to perform upgrades that would make their homes more energy efficient. Ken Elsey, President and CEO of the Can...... Click here to read this release



Government suspends Eco-Energy Rebate Program

Published Wed, 31 Mar 2010 17:26:53 EST Read More

Government suspends Eco-Energy Rebate Program (Ottawa, March 31, 2010) The federal government has suspended the Eco-Energy Retrofit Homes Program. After identifying that the program would be available to March 2011, Ottawa announced today that it would no longer accept applications to book pre-retrofit evaluations as midnight on March 31, 2010. This means that anyone who has not a...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver Celebrates Earth Hour by opening London office

Published Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:55:44 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters Energy efficiency experts expand into SouthWestern Ontario (London, March 26, 2010) GreenSaver is expanding. The well-known not-for-profit energy efficiency organization has opened an office in London, which will act as a base for servicing SouthWestern Ontario. GreenS...... Click here to read this release



Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Two Solar Parks Totalling 18 Megawatts in Ontario, Canada

Published Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:19:31 EST Read More

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Two Solar Parks Totalling 18 Megawatts in Ontario, Canada NORFOLK COUNTY, ONTARIO (March 25, 2010) -A groundbreaking ceremony was held today to celebrate the launch of two solar PV (photovoltaic) parks totalling 18 MW of solar energy capacity in Norfolk County, Ontario-the first utility-scale projects of their kind to break ground in 2010. Parliamentary ...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto features Minister Duguid as special guest for Annual General Meeting and Energy Forum

Published Wed, 24 Mar 2010 12:30:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory BOMA Toronto features Minister Duguid as special guest for Annual General Meeting and Energy Forum BOMA Toronto welcomes Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to speak at its annual general meeting (Toronto ON) The Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Toronto Area (BOMA Toronto) will be hosting three events: the Energy & Environme...... Click here to read this release



New water awareness project launched in Manitou, Manitoba in celebration of World Water Day

Published Thu, 18 Mar 2010 10:57:50 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Friends of the Earth Canada, Pembina Valley Conservation District, Manitoba Department of Water Stewardship and Royal Bank of Canada celebrates world water day with launch of Be True to Be Blue (Manitou, Manitoba/Ottawa, Ontario, March 18, 2010) In celebration of World Water Day, Friends of the Earth Canada is launching its new water awareness proje...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Federal budget dollars flow for the ecoENERGY home retrofit program

Published Mon, 8 Mar 2010 10:05:16 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Federal budget dollars flow for the ecoENERGY home retrofit program GreenSaver, an environmental leader providing ecoENERGY assessments, is available to comment on what it means for Canadian home owners and the environment now that the Federal government has announced an additional $80 million for the ecoEnergy Retrofit -- Homes Program. They can comm...... Click here to read this release



Share the Road Cycling Coalition Unveils Green Paper on Bicycle for Ontario

Published Tue, 2 Mar 2010 16:33:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Transportation, Cycling, Sport and City Reporters and Editors Share the Road Cycling Coalition Unveils Green Paper on Bicycle for Ontario The Share the Road Cycling Coa...... Click here to read this release



Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto conservation and demand management workshop

Published Mon, 1 Mar 2010 10:51:06 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate, Business, Environment, Energy, Conservation Reporters and Editors Energy conservation is good business Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto conservation and demand management workshop The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto will host a workshop in Scarborough outlining the det...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Communication Options (ECO) passes ten year milestone

Published Tue, 23 Feb 2010 12:41:54 EST Read More

Environmental Communication Options (ECO) passes ten year milestone Canada’s oldest Environmental Relations firm celebrates a decade in business (Toronto/Sudbury ON, February 23 2010) For ten years, Don Huff has done what he loves running: Environmental Communication Options (ECO’s), Canada’s pioneering Environmental Relations firm. The firm has been successful thanks to...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Sustainable 100 to open Toronto Stock Exchange Friday, February 11, 2010

Published Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:10:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Photo/News/Business/National/Energy/Assignment Editors Corporate Knights Sustainable 100 to open Toronto Stock Exchange Friday, February 11, 2010 Nine Canadian companies make list of world's 100 most sustainable large cap companies TORONTO, February, 11, 2010 - Tomorrow morning, executives of the nine Canadian companies on Corporate Knigh...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Organic food experts and activists in Toronto for one-day conference

Published Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:59:28 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Organic food experts and activists in Toronto for one-day conference (Toronto, February 11, 2010) Canadian Organic Growers (Toronto Chapter) and The Big Carrot are hosting the Your Food, Your Choice conference on February 20th, 2010. Taking place in the University of Toronto Conference Centre at 89 Chestnut St, the conference will focus on local, sustai...... Click here to read this release



Albertans understand the value of home energy efficiency and are supportive of a better building code in order to get it

Published Tue, 2 Feb 2010 11:11:17 EST Read More

Media Release Albertans understand the value of home energy efficiency and are supportive of a better building code in order to get it (Calgary, Feb. 2, 2010) A poll of Alberta consumers, commissioned by the Pembina Institute, NAIMA Canada and the Consumers Council of Canada, illustrates the very strong interest Albertans have in home energy efficiency and their support for an...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Announced in Davos

Published Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:17:27 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Announced in Davos Over 70% of top companies on sustainable path a full list of the Global 100 is available by clicking on Download Original Release to the right DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, (embargoed until 12.01 a.m. EST) January 27, 2010 – Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, an...... Click here to read this release



A failure to renew federal support for renewable energy will send jobs and investment to the U.S.

Published Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:27:18 EST Read More

A failure to renew federal support for renewable energy will send jobs and investment to the U.S. Despite a global economic recession, renewable energy development in Canada continued to charge ahead in 2009. A record 950 MW of wind energy was installed - representing more than $2 billion in investment and thousands of jobs - and Canada's installed wind energy capacity has now i...... Click here to read this release



Canada's biggest polluters slash emissions while economy grows, says Corporate Knights

Published Wed, 16 Dec 2009 10:23:31 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News/National/Environment/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Canada's biggest polluters slash emissions Canadian GDP up, carbon pollution down for large emitters (Toronto, Canada, December 16, 2009) Today, Corporate Knights Magazine released a summary of the changes in emissions levels from Canada's top ten biggest greenhouse gas polluters. ...... Click here to read this release



Le Canada traîné en Cour pour dérogation à la loi fédérale sur le réchauffement climatique

Published Tue, 15 Dec 2009 09:24:52 EST Read More

COMMUNIQUÉ Pour diffusion immédiate Le Canada traîné en Cour pour dérogation à la loi fédérale sur le réchauffement climatique OTTAWA (le 15 décembre 2009) - Le gouvernement canadien se voit confronté à un recours juridique historique devant le plus haut tribunal du pays, pour défaut à ses obligations quant au réchauffement climatique, et spécifiquement...... Click here to read this release



Canada's climate performance illegal - Friends of the Earth asks Supreme Court to rule on critical points of law (Kyoto and Copenhagen)

Published Tue, 15 Dec 2009 09:14:56 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release Canada facing legal challenge for breaking federal global warming law OTTAWA (December 15, 2009) - The Government of Canada is facing a landmark legal challenge in the country's top court for failing to take action on global warming -- specifically for refusing to respect a federal law that requires reductions in greenhouse gas emissions...... Click here to read this release



Canada's top ten innovative charities honoured by Tides Canada

Published Mon, 14 Dec 2009 09:11:06 EST Read More

HONOURING CANADA'S MOST INNOVATIVE CHARITIES TIDES CANADA'S TOP 10 VANCOUVER, BC, Monday December 14 -- Tides Canada, a national leader in forward-thinking philanthropy, announced the recipients of its prestigious annual Tides Top 10 award today. The Tides Top 10 recognizes the nation's most ground-breaking projects and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding leade...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Renewable energy and wood stoves

Published Fri, 11 Dec 2009 17:05:42 EST Read More

Burn Wood? Burn Wise! Increase the heat and reduce the smoke from your woodstove By: Craig Gutowski NOTE TO EDITORS: This piece is available for publication at no charge so long as Mr. Gutowski is cited as the author. Contact information for local and regional woodstove experts is available by contacting the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association of Canada at: 1-800-7...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Canadian youth delegate to Copenhagen climate summit available for interviews

Published Fri, 11 Dec 2009 16:39:27 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Canadian youth delegate to Copenhagen climate summit available for interviews A group of young Canadians is participating in the well-publicized Copenhagen climate change summit. These 25 youth from around the country hope to demonstrate Canada's commitment to environmental issues, and bring home valuable information about climate change, as well as str...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Not On Track to Meet Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets

Published Tue, 8 Dec 2009 10:22:25 EST Read More

Media Release Ontario Not On Track to Meet Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets (Tuesday, December 8, 2009, Toronto - The Ontario government's plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions does not have the tools necessary to meet its GHG emission targets. The government is projecting that it will fall short of its goals, even though the future reductions projected by the governme...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - SunEdison President will be available for media interviews

Published Fri, 4 Dec 2009 12:22:35 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Renewable Energy Reporters and Editors SunEdison President will be available for media interviews SunEdison President Carlos Domenech will be in Toronto for the CanSIA Solar Conference, and available for interviews. Mr. Domenech can speak to the following points: • Details of the First Light Solar Park, a partnership between...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report 2008/2009

Published Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:45:29 EST Read More

Media Advisory Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report 2008/2009 WHEN: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 10:00 am WHERE: Queen's Park Media Studio WHAT: The Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, will submit to the Legislative Assembly a review of the progress of activities in Ontario to reduce greenhouse ga...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto CDM Program Incentives Doubled

Published Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:27:37 EST Read More

BOMA Toronto CDM Program Incentives Doubled (Toronto, Dec. 2, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program has doubled incentives for all non-lighting projects. This was announced by BOMA CDM Program Director Wayne Proulx at the Property Management Exposition & Conference. Effective immediately, the new incenti...... Click here to read this release



Canadian youth prepare for Copenhagen climate change summit

Published Fri, 27 Nov 2009 14:14:18 EST Read More

Media Advisory Canadian youth prepare for Copenhagen climate change summit The International Federation of Liberal Youth will send 25 young Canadians to Copenhagen to participate in next month's climate change summit. In preparation, the Ryerson Young Liberals and Ryerson Model United Nations are co-hosting a Climate Change Caucus on Saturday, November 28. Delegates will d...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto’s Conservation and Demand Management Program approves its 300th applicant – First Canadian Place

Published Thu, 26 Nov 2009 11:50:32 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto’s Conservation and Demand Management Program approves its 300th applicant – First Canadian Place (Toronto, November 26, 2009) Brookfield Properties, owner of First Canadian Place, continues to be motivated to reduce its electricity consumption and carbon footprint at First Canadian Place. With the latest lighting retrofit in its Food Court, Fir...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Conference 2009 Blazes a Trail in Ontario

Published Tue, 17 Nov 2009 15:17:03 EST Read More

Community Power Conference 2009 Blazes a Trail in Ontario (Tuesday, November 17, 2009) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) wraps up a very successful 1st Annual Community Power Conference with the creation of a new 'International Community Power working group' with OSEA and the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA). Dr. Josef Pesch from Freiburg, Germany, said, 'this wi...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunities - Community Power experts to speak at OSEA conference

Published Sat, 14 Nov 2009 20:46:19 EST Read More

Interview Opportunities - Community Power experts to speak at OSEA conference The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is hosting its first annual Community Power Conference November 15-16. Community Power and renewable energy experts from around the world will be speaking about current issues and trends in the sector, how it’s growing and how it can be developed. T...... Click here to read this release



Who needs Harper at Copenhagen?

Published Sat, 14 Nov 2009 20:43:20 EST Read More

Who needs Harper at Copenhagen? The people of Ontario are building sustainable energy projects on their own (Friday, November 13, 2009) Canada’s inactions regarding climate change are widely known and at the upcoming conference this December in Copenhagen Stephen Harper can expect to be highly criticized. Meanwhile, hundreds of Ontario residents who are fed up with the lack ...... Click here to read this release



Living LEED Platinum in Newmarket

Published Wed, 4 Nov 2009 16:22:44 EST Read More

Media release Attention: Home, energy & environmental reporters Living LEED Platinum in Newmarket Newmarket Family's home is the first to be Platinum certified NEWMARKET, ON November 4, 2009: In a ceremony attended by the Honourable George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, the Dunlop family celebrated being the first of 34 famili...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Ontario Green Roof Expert to begin installation of green roof on Native Child Centre

Published Mon, 2 Nov 2009 09:12:43 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Ontario Green Roof Expert to begin installation of green roof on Native Child Centre Local Green Roof Company awarded green roof contract for the Native Child and Family Services Centre of Toronto on College Street Beginning next week (November 2), the Native Child and Family Services Centre, located at 30 College Street, Toronto, will be the location o...... Click here to read this release



St Marys Cement awarded Silver Certification in Energy Excellence

Published Tue, 27 Oct 2009 13:28:51 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community, Business and Environment Reporters and Editors S...... Click here to read this release



Stephen Koch of NAIMA Canada to speak at GreenPrint 2010

Published Tue, 27 Oct 2009 09:59:39 EST Read More

Stephen Koch of NAIMA Canada to speak at GreenPrint 2010 (Ottawa, October 27, 2009) Stephen Koch, Executive Director of the North American Insulation Manufacturers' Association Canada, will speak at the GreenPrint Conference on November 12, 2009 in Toronto. Mr. Koch's speech, entitled "Moving the Process of Building's Energy Efficiency Forward", will focus on energy efficiency in buil...... Click here to read this release



St Marys Cement Bowmanville becomes first North American industrial organization to receive Certification in Energy Excellence

Published Thu, 22 Oct 2009 12:10:59 EST Read More

St Marys Cement Bowmanville becomes first North American industrial organization to receive Certification in Energy Excellence Presentation by Phil McNelly MPP Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy & Infrastructure What: Certificate presentation for Bowmanville facility reaching the milestone of achieving certification in Energy Excellence. The event will be...... Click here to read this release



Turning Ontario into sustainable energy province focus of Community Power Conference 2009

Published Mon, 19 Oct 2009 10:18:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory Turning Ontario into sustainable energy province focus of Community Power Conference 2009 Building community networks and local energy solutions is the goal of the first annual Community Power Conference (CP2009). Hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA), this event will build on the foundation of Ontario's new Green Energy Act, and work towar...... Click here to read this release



Dr David Suzuki School in Windsor has chosen GTA based Bioroof to design and plant green roof

Published Thu, 15 Oct 2009 11:03:53 EST Read More

Media Release Dr. David Suzuki School in Windsor has chosen GTA based Bioroof to design and plant green roof (Burlington, Ontario, October 15, 2009) Designed to be the most environmentally friendly school in Canada, the Dr. David Suzuki Public School in Windsor will incorporate a host of green features, including a planted green roof, a grey water recycling system and a solar a...... Click here to read this release



Toronto's new $1,000 rebate makes GreenSaver's ecoSMART insulation even more affordable

Published Wed, 14 Oct 2009 15:52:14 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto's new $1,000 rebate makes GreenSaver's ecoSMART insulation even more affordable (Toronto, October 14th, 2009) If you've been thinking about upgrading the insulation in your home, there is no doubt this is the best time to do it. With winter on its way, upgrades like draft-proofing and insulation can ensure your home is as comfortable and energy-efficient a...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth Canada in Court challenging federal government failure to act on climate law

Published Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:01:45 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Friends of the Earth Canada in Court challenging federal government failure to act on climate law Will argue governments cannot pick and choose which laws to follow What: Environmental groups are challenging Canada's federal government in court for its violation of the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act (KPIA). The case targets the fundamental q...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Ontario Green Roof Expert to speak at International Green Roof Congress in Toronto (October 19-21)

Published Wed, 7 Oct 2009 09:06:37 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Ontario Green Roof Expert to speak at International Green Roof Congress in Toronto (October 19-21) Rick Buist, President of Burlington-based Bioroof Systems, has been designing, installing and manufacturing green roofs in the Ontario marketplace for nearly a decade. He has been involved in more than 100 green roof projects across North America, including...... Click here to read this release



Compugen Named First Canadian Microsoft® Authorized Refurbisher

Published Fri, 2 Oct 2009 09:34:16 EST Read More

Compugen Named First Canadian Microsoft® Authorized Refurbisher New Designation Supports Responsible Reuse of IT Assets and Extends Compugen's Green IT Initiatives (Toronto, Ontario, 2 October 2009) - Compugen today announced that it has become the first Microsoft® Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) in Canada. MAR is a new program offered by Microsoft enabling Compugen to provide ...... Click here to read this release



Publication du rapport annuel de 2008-2009 du Commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario – Favoriser la résilience

Published Thu, 1 Oct 2009 10:54:22 EST Read More

Communiqué de presse Publication du rapport annuel de 2008-2009 du Commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario – Favoriser la résilience La publication du rapport du Commissaire à l’environnement sera effectuée en deux temps. Il y aura d’abord une conférence de presse au Studio des médias de Queen's Park et ensuite une séance d'information en ligne. Conférenc...... Click here to read this release



Release of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2008/2009 Annual Report - Building Resilience

Published Thu, 1 Oct 2009 10:48:00 EST Read More

Media Advisory Release of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2008/2009 Annual Report - Building Resilience There are two parts to the release of the Environmental Commissioners Report - a Media Conference at the Queen's Park Media Studio followed by Web-based Briefing session. Queen's Park Media Conference 1:00 pm, October 6, 2009 Queen's Park Media Studio Note:...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto presents Conservation Demand Management Awards at General Meeting Luncheon

Published Tue, 29 Sep 2009 12:18:59 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Environment, Real Estate, Community, News Reporters and Editors BOMA Toronto presents Conservation Demand Management Awards at General Meeting Luncheon (Toronto, September 29, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association of Toronto (BOMA Toronto) hosted its General Meeting Luncheon today. Following immediately after the Greening Greater Toronto Allia...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto presents Conservation Demand Management Awards

Published Mon, 28 Sep 2009 11:48:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment, Real Estate, Community, News Reporters and Editors BOMA Toronto presents Conservation Demand Management Awards The Building Owners and Managers Association of Toronto (BOMA Toronto) will host its General Meeting Luncheon after the Greater Green Toronto Association's Summit. The luncheon will include an awards presentation for participants in ...... Click here to read this release



Peter Love forms Love Energy Consultants Inc

Published Tue, 15 Sep 2009 09:15:20 EST Read More

Peter Love forms Love Energy Consultants Inc. Peter Love, Ontario’s first Chief Energy Conservation Officer, recently formed a consultancy firm to foster culture change as part of his commitment to advancing sustainability. He will be available to journalists and authorities to speak on a number of topics regarding energy efficiency and sustainability, including: • Potential, ta...... Click here to read this release



Thunder Bay to host Conserve the Light Gathering

Published Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:46:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory Thunder Bay to host Conserve the Light Gathering Province-wide First Nations and Métis energy efficiency conference and Elders gathering (Thunder Bay) A First Nations and Métis Energy Efficiency Conference will take place as a result of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Measures for Aboriginal Communities (EEMAC) program. The conference will tak...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto’s CDM Program Helps Fight the 3 H’s of Summer

Published Wed, 19 Aug 2009 14:29:23 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto’s CDM Program Helps Fight the 3 H’s of Summer (Toronto, August 19, 2009) After a month of below-the-norm temperatures, the August heat wave seems to be settling in. During this hot, hazy and humid period, many of us are turning up our home air conditioning systems. Commercial properties are no different. Peak electricity has always be...... Click here to read this release



Niagara Region gets greener with launch of PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan

Published Wed, 19 Aug 2009 13:12:30 EST Read More

Media Release Niagara Region gets greener with launch of PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan (Welland, August 19th, 2009) Continuing its 25 year environmental mission to make homes across Ontario more energy efficient, GreenSaver has partnered with PenFinancial Credit Union to offer the new PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan, the first ...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto's CDM program hits $10 million milestone

Published Wed, 5 Aug 2009 15:25:33 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto's CDM program hits $10 million milestone (Toronto, August 5, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto's Conservation Demand Management (CDM) Program has hit a significant milestone in its delivery of electricity conservation incentives - $10,000,000 in committed conservation incentives for over 100 buildings in Toronto. ...... Click here to read this release



Toronto residents send Hot Spots to OneToronto

Published Tue, 21 Jul 2009 12:45:33 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO RESIDENTS SEND HOTSPOTS TO ONETORONTO.CA Toronto, July 21 - Volunteers with OneToronto.ca were out again various neighbourhoods to clean up dozens of so called "hot spots" around the city. George Smitherman, MPP for Toronto Centre, joined residents in clean ups at Carlton Street east of Church Street, Yonge Street north of Bloor Street, and the Quee...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Smog, smog alerts and human health

Published Wed, 15 Jul 2009 10:42:49 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. ...... Click here to read this release



What to do when cyclists get hit with HST

Published Fri, 26 Jun 2009 15:23:17 EST Read More

What to do when cyclists get hit with HST Cycling advocates celebrated when Ontario introduced a retail sales tax exemption for bikes. They celebrated again when the exemption was extended until December 31, 2010. Now the province has announced that it will adopt a harmonized sales tax (HST), and the fate of this exemption is unclear. One possibility is that Ontario will begin tax...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: What to do once the Harmonized Sales Tax hits bikes

Published Wed, 24 Jun 2009 15:43:37 EST Read More

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY What to do once the Harmonized Sales Tax hits bikes The Ontario Government introduced a Retail Sales Tax exemption for Bicycles and Related Safety Equipment ("PST exemption on bicycles") in November of 2007. This relief was to have expired on November 30th 2008 but was extended in the 2008 provincial budget. In announcing its commitment to HST, the Ontari...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto CDM Program helps city keep cool and save money

Published Wed, 24 Jun 2009 10:24:51 EST Read More

Media Release Beat the heat with BOMA Toronto's CDM Program Electricity demand and management program keeps cool and saves cost (Toronto, June 24, 2009) Today, electricity use is expected to hit its highest level in 2009, as temperatures hit 29oC. Today peak electricity use is projected to be 21,945 MW (5:00pm EDT) in Ontario compared to approximately 21,000 MW yester...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Play it cool and save big this summer with some simple tips to reduce your energy use

Published Tue, 23 Jun 2009 15:17:17 EST Read More

Play it cool and save big this summer with some simple tips to reduce your energy use With many Ontarians looking forward to another hot summer at the cottage relaxing by the lake, GreenSaver wants to remind homeowners that summer time doesn't mean you should take a holiday from energy conservation. Before departing, there are a number of things you can do to make your home 'energy secur...... Click here to read this release



Hydro One Tops Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2009

Published Mon, 22 Jun 2009 08:48:24 EST Read More

Attention: News/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Hydro One Tops Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2009 New in 2009: Top Foreign Corporate Citizens in Canada (Toronto, Ontario, June 22, 2009) Corporate Knights has released the 8th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada's top corporate citizens. Citizenship ...... Click here to read this release



PacLease Makes Adding Hybrid Trucks to Fleet Easier for Canadian Springs

Published Mon, 15 Jun 2009 08:51:03 EST Read More

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PacLease Makes Adding Hybrid Trucks to Fleet Easier for Canadian Springs Hybrid Delivers 37 Percent Improvement in Fuel Economy for Water Distributor VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 13, 2009 - When Canadian Springs wanted to adopt hybrid diesel-electric technology into its fleet of trucks, it turned to PACCAR Leasing (PacLease) t...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Springs goes green!

Published Mon, 15 Jun 2009 08:44:46 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News/Environment/Transportation/Community/Business Editors and Reporters Canadian Springs goes green! (June 13, 2009) Summer is heating up for thirsty Canadians across the country, and Canadian Springs is helping to quench that thirst without heating up the planet. Canadian Springs has teamed up with Inland Kenworth and PacLease to debute its first hybrid ...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth Canada releases first annual Score Card on Environmental Rights

Published Thu, 4 Jun 2009 09:48:02 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Majority of provinces fail on provision of environmental rights Friends of the Earth Canada releases first annual Score Card on Environmental Rights (Ottawa ON, June 4, 2009) - On the eve of World Environment Day, Friends of the Earth Canada releases its first annual Score Card of Environmental R...... Click here to read this release



Tenth annual Smog Summit convenes in Toronto

Published Wed, 3 Jun 2009 10:00:42 EST Read More

Tenth annual Smog Summit convenes in Toronto GTA highlights progress on fight against air pollution (Toronto, June 3, 2009) Someday, Torontonians will be able to breathe fresh, clean air. That's the focus of the 10th Annual Smog Summit, hosted by the Clean Air Partnership (CAP) and the GTA Clean Air Council (GTA-CAC). For the past ten years the Summit has provided a chan...... Click here to read this release



Toronto Bike Summit 2009

Published Thu, 28 May 2009 13:43:40 EST Read More

Media Release - For Immediate Release Toronto Bike Summit 2009 (Toronto, May 28, 2009) On the heels of the City of Toronto's decision to redesign Jarvis Street to include bike lanes and wider sidewalks, the Toronto Coalition for Active Transportation (TCAT) and the Clean Air Partnership (CAP) are co-hosts of the 2009 Bike Summit, a one-day bicycle policy conference. The sold-o...... Click here to read this release



10th annual Smog Summit to be held in Toronto

Published Thu, 28 May 2009 13:36:12 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment/Community/Local News Editors and Reporters 10th annual Smog Summit to be held in Toronto The 10th annual Smog Summit is returning to Toronto on June 3rd, courtesy of the Clean Air Partnership (CAP) and the GTA Clean Air Council (GTA-CAC). The summit is an opportunity for the GTA-CAC to highlight it's progress on clean air and climate change ac...... Click here to read this release



Bicycle Trade Association of Canada applauds Toronto's bold new bike move

Published Tue, 26 May 2009 17:12:34 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Transportation/Biking/Sports/City Editors and Reporters Bicycle Trade Association of Canada applauds Toronto's bold new bike move Cyclists delighted as city approves bicycle lane on Jarvis (May 26, 2009 - Toronto) Last night, Toronto City Council approved a plan to turn part of Jarvis Street into a bike path. Cycling advocates all over the city...... Click here to read this release



Bike Summit 2009

Published Mon, 25 May 2009 16:18:50 EST Read More

Media Advisory Bike Summit 2009 (Toronto, 2009) On Thursday, May 28th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. the Toronto Coalition for Active Transportation and the Clean Air Partnership are hosting this second annual one-day bicycle policy conference. The Bike Summit will be held at the Novotel Toronto Centre, 45 The Esplanade in downtown Toronto. Join leading thinkers, practitioners...... Click here to read this release



Ethipedia launched as Canada's first Sustainable Business Encyclopedia

Published Mon, 25 May 2009 15:09:31 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "ethipedia.net" launched as Canada's First Sustainable Business Encyclopedia (Montreal, Monday May 25th) After a year and half of research and development, "ethipedia", the online encyclopedia of sustainable business practices, is now accessible on the Web. This reference website hosts a database of documented practices adopted by organizations seeking to ...... Click here to read this release



First annual Southwestern Ontario Clean Air Summit convened in Woodstock

Published Thu, 21 May 2009 10:26:49 EST Read More

First annual Southwestern Ontario Clean Air Summit convened in Woodstock Municipalities work together for cleaner, healthier air in Southern Ontario (Woodstock, May 21, 2009) Today marks the beginning of a beautiful relationship. Municipalities from all over southwestern Ontario gathered in Woodstock for the First Annual Clean Air Summit. Hosted by the Southwestern Ontar...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: Corporate Knights Magazine presents Doctor James Lovelock

Published Tue, 19 May 2009 10:30:17 EST Read More

Attention: News/Environment/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Corporate Knights Magazine presents Dr. James Lovelock (Toronto, Canada, May 19, 2009) Corporate Knights Magazine presents Dr. James Lovelock, founder of the Gaia Hypothesis, Fellow of the Royal Society and author of over 200 scientific papers, in Toronto on May 26, 2009. The media is invited to interview ...... Click here to read this release



TCPLA welcomes the Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 19 May 2009 09:51:55 EST Read More

The Toronto Centre Provincial Liberal Association (TCPLA) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, May 14th 2009, the Ontario Green Energy Act (GEA) was passed into law by the Ontario legislature.. The Green Energy Act is a bold series of co-ordinated actions motivated by government’s desire to create substantial employment in a green economy and reduce Ontario’s impact on the climate. In ...... Click here to read this release



Municipalities tackle air pollution at first Southwestern Ontario Clean Air Summit

Published Fri, 15 May 2009 15:33:14 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment/Community/Local News Editors and Reporters Municipalities tackle air pollution at first Southwestern Ontario Clean Air Summit The Southwestern Ontario Clean Air Council (SWO-CAC) and the Clean Air Partnership (CAP) invite you to the first annual Southwestern Ontario Clean Air Summit. The summit will bring together representatives from municipa...... Click here to read this release



Home energy audits in new Green Energy Act a positive step towards consumer protection

Published Thu, 14 May 2009 16:44:51 EST Read More

Home energy audits in new Green Emergy Act a positive step towards consumer protection Today, the Ontario legislature passed Bill150. Better known as the Green Energy and Environment Act, Bill 150 will help protect consumer rights by mandating home energy efficiency audits at point of sale. Having this information will allow home buyers to make an educated purchasing choice. WHO:...... Click here to read this release



News Article: New GREEN ENERGY ACT Promises Low-Carbon Future

Published Thu, 14 May 2009 11:58:43 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more i...... Click here to read this release



New poll shows Ontario’s Green Energy Act (Bill 150) is on the right track with home energy efficiency measurement

Published Thu, 23 Apr 2009 14:20:59 EST Read More

Media Release New poll shows Ontario’s Green Energy Act (Bill 150) is on the right track with home energy efficiency measurement A majority of Ontarians support mandatory home energy efficiency labeling and expect it to be common across North America soon says poll done this week (Toronto, April 23, 2009) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) and NAIMA Cana...... Click here to read this release



How Ontario consumers benefit from home energy audits proposed in Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 20 Apr 2009 13:12:46 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity – Home Energy Audits The benefits to Ontario consumers of the proposed home energy audits in the Green Energy Act (Bill 150) currently before the Ontario Legislature Who: Stephen Koch, Executive Director of NAIMA Canada, representing a majority of fiber insulation manufacturers in Canada What: Mr. Koch can provide commentary on: • How th...... Click here to read this release



Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum

Published Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:45:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to address what the Green Energy Act means to building owners and managers Deputy Premier, and Minster of Energy and Infrastructure, George Smitherman will discuss the recently tabled Green Energy Act tomorrow morning. Minister Smitherman is scheduled to spe...... Click here to read this release



Climate Action Now joins the GreenSaver family to bring Energy Assessments to St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Grimsby

Published Mon, 30 Mar 2009 09:30:19 EST Read More

Media Release Climate Action Now joins the GreenSaver family to bring Energy Assessments to St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Grimsby (St. Catharines, March 29, 2009) It just got easier to get home energy assessment done in the Niagara Region. GreenSaver, the largest non-profit home energy audit organization dedicated to environmental energy efficiency in Ontario, has add...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour

Published Fri, 27 Mar 2009 16:56:04 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community/Energy/Environment/News Reporters and Editors BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour (Saturday, March 28, 2009) BOMA members all over Canada will participate in the second annual Earth Hour by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 pm this evening. "BOMA is proud that so many of our members are participating in this great event," said Diana O...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: Ontario health care and technology breakthrough

Published Wed, 25 Mar 2009 10:16:26 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Ontario health care and technology breakthrough Ontario technology developed to capture routinely vented operating room anesthetics, which are potent greenhouse gases Dusanka Filipovic, founder of Blue-Zone, is available to respond to questions about the new Deltasorb® technology and its successful trials in Ontario hospitals Ms. Filipovic can ...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver and Climate Action Now team up for energy efficiency

Published Wed, 25 Mar 2009 09:19:16 EST Read More

Photo and Interview Opportunity GreenSaver and Climate Action Now team up for energy efficiency GreenSaver, the largest non-profit organization in Ontario dedicated to environmental energy efficiency, has partnered with Climate Action Now (CAN) to offer energy assessments and advice to homeowners in the St. Catharines/Niagara/Hamilton corridor. Details of the partnership wil...... Click here to read this release



BOMA throws support behind Ontario’s Green Energy Act

Published Wed, 18 Mar 2009 14:50:57 EST Read More

BOMA throws support behind Ontario’s Green Energy Act (Toronto, ON, March 18, 2009) Last month, the province of Ontario tabled legislation aimed at making the province both a leader in renewable energy and energy conservation and the creator of a new, green economy. Premier McGuinty's Green Energy Act takes on some very important issues and, when passed, will ensure a substantial incre...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Fund approves grants for six new community projects

Published Tue, 17 Mar 2009 09:38:46 EST Read More

Communities in Waterloo Region, Peterborough County, Nipissing, Greater Toronto Area and Northwestern Ontario forge ahead with renewable energy project development Communities in Waterloo Region, Peterborough County, Nipissing, Greater Toronto Area and Northwestern Ontario forge ahead with renewable energy project development (Toronto, Ontario) The Community Power Fund announ...... Click here to read this release



OPA, ENERGY MINISTER TO UNVEIL NEXT STEPS FOR FEED-IN TARIFF

Published Wed, 11 Mar 2009 14:26:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory For Immediate Release OPA, ENERGY MINISTER TO UNVEIL NEXT STEPS FOR FEED-IN TARIFF George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and Colin Andersen, CEO, Ontario Power Authority, will discuss details of the proposed feed-in tariff program for renewable energy projects contemplated under the Green Energy Act. When: ...... Click here to read this release



Time to change your furnace filter

Published Sun, 8 Mar 2009 14:55:45 EST Read More

Time to change your furnace filter A new filter will improve comfort, generate savings, and ensure your furnace fan has a longer life A new filter will mean improved indoor air quality and savings on your heating bill. Daylight Savings is a perfect time to remind Canadians to change their furnace filter. Vladan M. Veljovic, President & CEO of GreenSaver, a leader in home ...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed at Markdale Event

Published Wed, 4 Mar 2009 10:31:41 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of Markdale Meeting (Markdale ON., March 4, 2009)- Citizens from Markdale and surrounding areas attended a public meeting at the Markdale Community Centre last night, organized by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). A presentation wa...... Click here to read this release



Ontario must show courage in defending species at risk, urges Environmental Commissioner

Published Mon, 2 Mar 2009 09:43:23 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Ontario must show courage in defending species at risk, urges Environmental Commissioner (March 2, 2009, Toronto) – The fate of Ontario’s 183 species at risk depends on the courage of the Ontario Government in making their protection a priority. This is one conclusion found in a Special Report released by Gord Miller, the Environmental Commissioner of ...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed in Manitoulin Island Event

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:54:09 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of Manitoulin Island Workshop (M’Chigeeng ON., Feb 25, 2009)- Citizens from Manitoulin Island and surrounding areas attended a workshop at the M’Chigeeng First Nation Community Complex today, organized by the M’Chigeeng First Nation and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSE...... Click here to read this release



Caledon event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:48:43 EST Read More

Media Advisory Caledon event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario re...... Click here to read this release



Markdale event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:10:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory Markdale event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario r...... Click here to read this release



Landowners attend tree planting workshop in Orangeville

Published Thu, 26 Feb 2009 10:08:35 EST Read More

Ontarians Eager to Help Find Homes for Tree Seedlings Landowners attend tree planting workshop in Orangeville to learn about incentives in place to help reach tree planting goals Orangeville, ON - February 26, 2009 - Ontarians are enthusiastically stepping up to help the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources meet its 2009 goal to plant 50 million trees by 2020 - the largest si...... Click here to read this release



Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nations feedback on the Pacific Salmon Forum report

Published Wed, 25 Feb 2009 15:34:50 EST Read More

BC Pacific Salmon Forum Attention: John Fraser, Chair info@pacificsalmonforum.ca February 23rd, 2009 Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nations feedback on the Pacific Salmon Forum report I provide my feedback to the Pacific Salmon Forum's (PSF) report as chief of the Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation (KAFN) whose Territories encompass the Broughton Archipelago. We applaud...... Click here to read this release



Ottawa River Institute welcomes Green Energy Act

Published Wed, 25 Feb 2009 10:13:25 EST Read More

Media Release Ottawa River Institute welcomes Green Energy Act (Griffith, Feb 25, 2009) The Ottawa River Institute with its mission to foster sustainable communities and ecological integrity, welcomes the introduction of the Green Energy Act by the Ontario government. "We are particularly pleased that government acknowledges the great contribution to be made by small power p...... Click here to read this release



Why should you get an energy assessment on your home?

Published Wed, 25 Feb 2009 08:55:07 EST Read More

What Exactly is an Energy Audit or Assessment? The value of an Energy Assessment on your largest investment (Toronto, ON, February 25, 2009) - Buying a home is, for many, the largest investment that they will make in their lifetime. Yet, unlike buying a car (mpg ratings) or buying an appliance (Energystar ratings), there is really nothing which would indicate to the homebuyer h...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver applauds Canada's first Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:34:26 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver applauds Canada's first Green Energy Act (Toronto, ON, February 23, 2009) Today, the province of Ontario tabled legislation that will focus on renewable energy, energy conservation and creating a new, green economy. Premier McGuinty's Green Energy Act manages to address some very important issues. If passed, the legislation will streamline the env...... Click here to read this release



NAIMA hails Green Energy Act as an important step towards a green economy

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:10:45 EST Read More

Media Release Ontario government unveils Canada's first Green Energy Act NAIMA hails legislation as an important step towards a green economy (Toronto, ON, February 23, 2009) Today, the province of Ontario tabled its first Green Energy Act. The legislation is aimed at building renewable energy, encouraging energy conservation and creating green jobs in Ontario. The...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Re-invents the meaning of Energy Efficiency

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:12:52 EST Read More

Ontario Re-invents the meaning of Energy Efficiency (February 23, 2009 – Toronto) “Today’s introduction of a Green Energy Act is about to launch Ontario into a leadership position in the race to be the most Energy Efficient economy in Canada. Perhaps the world,” said Ken Elsey, President of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA). When George Smitherman accepted the...... Click here to read this release



Conservation Council of Ontario calls Green Energy Act a step towards the conserver society

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 13:46:30 EST Read More

Power to the People Green Energy Act a step towards the conserver society (Toronto, Ontario, February 23, 2009) - Ontario's new Green Energy Act will help people across Ontario become more actively involved in the de-centralized production of green power and it will help them save money on their energy bills. "It's power to the people" says Chris Winter, the Executive Direct...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases special report on Species at Risk

Published Thu, 19 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST Read More

Media Advisory Release of Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Special Report The Last Line of Defence: A Review of Ontario's New Protections for Species at Risk Monday, March 2, 2009 There are two parts to the release of the Environmental Commissioners Report: a Media Conference at the Queen's Park Media Studio followed by an online briefing session. 9:...... Click here to read this release



Manitoulin Island event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 10:00:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory Manitoulin Island event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all On...... Click here to read this release



Sault Ste Marie event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:46:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory Sault Ste. Marie event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario\'s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all On...... Click here to read this release



Walkerton event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:38:26 EST Read More

Media Advisory Walkerton event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario residents...... Click here to read this release



CRS Electronics achieves record performance for LED MR16 replacement lamps

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:28:58 EST Read More

CRS Electronics achieves record performance for LED MR16 replacement lamps (Welland, Ontario, February 17, 2009) CRS Electronics, a world leader in Light Emitting Diode (LED) MR16 halogen replacement lamps, has achieved another significant breakthrough in performance. The company has received confirmation from LTL Testing Laboratory Inc., a US Department of Energy CALiPER qualified...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of North Bay Meeting

Published Mon, 16 Feb 2009 11:25:02 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of North Bay Meeting (North Bay ON., Feb 14, 2009)- Citizens from North Bay and surrounding area attended a workshop at Nipissing University today (February 14), organized by the Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION) and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). The presenta...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed at Renfrew County meeting

Published Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:21:23 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crisis is theme of Renfrew County Meeting (Cobden ON., Feb 11, 2009)- Citizens from Renfrew County and surrounding areas attended a meeting at the Whitewater Region Memorial Township Hall last night (February 10) organized by the Ottawa River Institute and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA)...... Click here to read this release



Sarnia event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2009 16:17:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory Sarnia event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario res...... Click here to read this release



North Bay event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2009 09:11:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory North Bay event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario re...... Click here to read this release



Tree seedlings urgently need new homes - free tree planting workshop in Oro

Published Fri, 6 Feb 2009 10:13:35 EST Read More

Media Advisory - For Immediate Release Attention Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Tree Seedlings Urgently Need New Homes Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources puts out call to action to Oro residents - hosting free tree planting workshop to help reach provincial goals Oro - The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Trees Ontario, along with its...... Click here to read this release



Tree seedlings urgently need new homes - free tree planting workshop in Orangeville

Published Fri, 6 Feb 2009 09:55:01 EST Read More

Media Advisory - For Immediate Release Attention Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Tree Seedlings Urgently Need New Homes Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources puts out call to action to Orangeville residents - hosting free tree planting workshop to help reach provincial goals Orangeville - The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Trees Ontario...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Magazine announces Canada’s most sustainable cities

Published Thu, 29 Jan 2009 09:35:56 EST Read More

Attention: News/National/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Corporate Knights Magazine announces Canada’s most sustainable cities (Toronto, Canada, January 29, 2009) Today, Corporate Knights Magazine unveiled the third-annual Corporate Knights Most Sustainable Cities in Canada list. The comprehensive ranking identifies Canadian cities whose practices leave the smalle...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights -Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list unveiled in Davos

Published Wed, 28 Jan 2009 10:39:05 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights -Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list unveiled in Davos (DAVOS, Switzerland, January 28, 2009) Corporate Knights Inc. and Innovest Strategic Value Advisors today announced the fifth annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. The Global 100 includes companies from 15 countries encompassing all sectors of the...... Click here to read this release



Tree Seedlings Urgently Need New Homes

Published Wed, 28 Jan 2009 09:44:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory - For Immediate Release Attention Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Tree Seedlings Urgently Need New Homes Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources puts out call to action to Ontario residents - hosting free tree planting workshop to help reach provincial goals Southern Ontario - The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Trees Ontario...... Click here to read this release



Ottawa event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 27 Jan 2009 15:33:53 EST Read More

Media Advisory Ottawa event to discuss legislation would that make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario residents to...... Click here to read this release



Kingston event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 26 Jan 2009 11:10:12 EST Read More

Media Advisory Kingston event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. To show how ordinary people have become power generat...... Click here to read this release



Leaders in Green home building honoured at 2008 EnerQuality Awards of Excellence

Published Wed, 14 Jan 2009 12:25:12 EST Read More

Commitment to sustainable, energy efficient building celebrated at luncheon ceremony (Toronto, Jan.14, 2009) Building professionals from across Ontario gathered to honour the best in sustainable and energy efficient homebuilding at the EnerQuality Corporation 2008 Awards of Excellence presentations. ”We witnessed tremendous growth and participation in green build...... Click here to read this release



Penetanguishene has THE EDGE to reduce municipal electricity costs

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2009 17:03:53 EST Read More

Penetanguishene has THE EDGE to reduce municipal electricity costs (Penetanguishene, January 2009) Penetanguishene has new LED (Light emitting diode) streetlights in the form of 278 THE EDGE Area Luminaires supplied by RuudLED. To date 242 units have been installed giving this community (160 km north-west of Toronto) the distinction of being the Canadian leader in the adoption of energy ...... Click here to read this release



Penetanguishene a Canadian leader in adopting energy efficient technology

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2009 09:40:06 EST Read More

Penetanguishene a Canadian leader in adopting energy efficient technology New LED (Light Emitting Diode) streetlights cut electricity costs (Penetanguishene, Ontario, Jan. 12, 2009) The Mayor and Councillors of Penetanguishene (Pen-e-tang-WISH-ene, located NW of Barrie on the shore of Georgian Bay) were presented with a Certificate of Recognition by Ontario's Chief Energy Con...... Click here to read this release



Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Penetanguishene for leadership in municipal electricity conservation

Published Fri, 9 Jan 2009 17:50:33 EST Read More

Media Advisory Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Penetanguishene for leadership in municipal electricity conservation Ontario town undertakes Canada's largest LED streetlight retrofit - reduces electricity consumption by over 60 percent WHEN: Monday, January 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Council Chambers - Penetanguishene Municipal Building, 10 R...... Click here to read this release



EnerQuality celebrates leaders in energy efficient and green building at 2008 Awards of Excellence

Published Fri, 9 Jan 2009 09:21:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Energy/Environment/Construction/News Reporters and Editors EnerQuality celebrates leaders in energy efficient and green building at 2008 Awards of Excellence EnerQuality Corporation will honour Ontario's best and most innovative home builders and construction professionals at the 2008 EnerQuality Awards of Excellence. Nominees are leaders in sustainable c...... Click here to read this release



EcoEnergy audits to be offered throughout Ontario by GreenSaver and Ontario Association of Home Inspectors

Published Thu, 11 Dec 2008 08:44:24 EST Read More

Media Release Greensaver and OAHI - our new province-wide green team (Toronto, December 11th, 2008) GreenSaver and the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI) have joined forces to offer EcoENERGY home audits across Ontario. Beginning in January 2009, OAHI members will be trained and integrated into the GreenSaver service areas. This will provide a one stop approach to...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario assesses province's Climate Change Action Plan

Published Wed, 10 Dec 2008 13:48:49 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Progress in a Climate of Change: Measuring the success of the government's climate change commitments (Queen's Park, December 10, 2008) "It is critical that, in these challenging economic times, we refuse to compromise on our commitments to greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction," said Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), today ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan: Environmental Commissioner responds

Published Wed, 10 Dec 2008 09:37:14 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario responds to the Government of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan Web-based Media Briefing 1:30pm, December 10, 2008 (duration 30 minutes) The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is obligated to respond to “Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan: Creating our Sustainable Future Annual Report 2007-2008...... Click here to read this release



Ottawa River Institute supports Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 5 Dec 2008 11:12:40 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Pembroke, Ontario (Friday, December 5, 2008) - The Green Energy Act Alliance released its expectations for the upcoming Ontario Green Energy Act at Queen’s Park today, during the critically important global climate change conference in Poznan, Poland. The Alliance recommendations for the Act will help bring economic prosperity and new ‘gr...... Click here to read this release



Countryside Energy Co-operative supports Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 5 Dec 2008 11:10:21 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Milverton, Ontario (Friday, December 5, 2008) - At Queen’s Park today, during the critically important global climate change conference in Poznan, Poland, the Green Energy Act Alliance released its expectations for the upcoming Ontario Green Energy Act. The Alliance’s recommendations for the Act can bring economic prosperity and new & susta...... Click here to read this release



Efficient Wood Heating is Good for the Environment

Published Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:30:15 EST Read More

Cut greenhouse gas emissions and save money at the same time - heating with wood does not contribute to global warming and climate change the way the "fossil" fuels do Firewood is a renewable energy resource like wind, solar and hydroelectric power. To adequately respond to the global warming challenge, we need to start using more renewables and less oil, gas and coal. Heating with wood ...... Click here to read this release



Enbridge and EnviroCentre team up for energy efficiency

Published Fri, 28 Nov 2008 11:57:45 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Distribution Warming up to a good cause Enbridge and EnviroCentre team up for energy efficiency (Ottawa, ON - November 28, 2008) Over 100 community housing homes in Ottawa will be more energy efficient, and a lot warmer, this winter. One of the homes being upgraded courtesy of Enbridge Gas Distribution's Home Weatherization Retrofit Prog...... Click here to read this release



Enbridge Gas Distribution helps EnviroCentre weatherize 150 Ottawa Community Housing homes

Published Wed, 26 Nov 2008 15:03:29 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Learn how Enbridge Gas Distribution is helping EnviroCentre weatherize 150 Ottawa Community Housing homes WHEN: Friday, November 28, 2008 at 10 am WHO: Hon. Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services Jo-Anne Poirier, CEO, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation Will Akkermans, General Manager, Eastern Region, Enbridge Gas Distribu...... Click here to read this release



Kyoto - Le Canada de nouveau devant les tribunaux

Published Tue, 25 Nov 2008 11:26:24 EST Read More

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Diffusion immédiate Kyoto : Le Canada de nouveau devant les tribunaux L’arrêt concernant la Loi sur l’application du Protocole de Kyoto est porté en appel, une semaine avant la prochaine rencontre sur les changements climatiques OTTAWA (le 25 novembre 2008) – Les avocats de l’organisme Les Ami(e)s de la Terre Canada ont prévenu hie...... Click here to read this release



Canada back in court over Kyoto lawsuit

Published Tue, 25 Nov 2008 11:22:57 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release Canada back in court over Kyoto lawsuit Appeal of KPIA decision launched a week before next climate change meetings OTTAWA (November 25, 2008) – Lawyers for Friends of the Earth Canada gave the Government of Canada notice yesterday that they will be appealing a recent Federal Court decision in Canada’s first ever climate change ...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Increase the heat and reduce greenhouse gases with wood stoves and gas fireplaces

Published Thu, 20 Nov 2008 09:37:52 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Wood Stoves and Gas Fireplaces - Increase the heat and reduce greenhouse gases Who: John Johnson, President of the Western Chapter of the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association of Canada To schedule interviews call 604-420-4323 or e-mail johnj.bby(at)eccohtg.com What: Mr Johnson can address the following questions: Are wood...... Click here to read this release



Eastern Ontario restaurant recognized by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario

Published Mon, 17 Nov 2008 09:36:55 EST Read More

Eastern Ontario restaurant recognized by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario (Maberly, November 17, 2008) Lauded as Canada's Green Restaurant, the Fall River Restaurant in Maberly, Ontario (between Sharbot Lake and Perth on Highway 7, West of Ottawa) has been recognized for its commitment to energy conservation and environmentally responsible operations by Ontario's Chief Energy...... Click here to read this release



CECO Annual Report - Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 11:01:34 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading b...... Click here to read this release



Markham Community Centre Conservation Challenge Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:53:12 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Markham Community Centre Conservation Challenge Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservati...... Click here to read this release



London Health Sciences Centre Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:40:56 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions London Health Sciences Centre Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy ...... Click here to read this release



Metropolitan Towers in Vancouver certified as BOMA BESt Level 1

Published Tue, 4 Nov 2008 09:44:00 EST Read More

Metropolitan Towers in Vancouver certified as BOMA BESt Level 1 First multi-residential building accepted into enhanced green building certification program (Vancouver, Nov. 4, 2008) Metropolitan Towers at 930 Seymour in Vancouver is the first multi-unit residential building to receive the BOMA BESt Level I certification in the Lower Mainland by the Building Owners and Managers ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Releases Annual Report November 5th

Published Mon, 3 Nov 2008 09:24:26 EST Read More

MEDIA & STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Releases Annual Report Nov. 5th: Webcast Presentation and Q&A Begins at 2:30 p.m. Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love will release his fourth annual report on Wednesday, November 5th. Media and stakeholders interested in his recommendations and findings are invited to participate in...... Click here to read this release



Landowners attend tree planting workshop in Cobourg

Published Fri, 31 Oct 2008 10:29:54 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE Growing Interest in Tree Planting for Tax Breaks and to Fight Climate Landowners attend tree planting workshop in Cobourg Cobourg, October 31 - There is a growing interest in tree planting, as evidenced last night when 40 local landowners attended a community workshop to learn how tree planting can fight climate change and lower their property taxes. ...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: Leadership Diversity Index rankings announced by Corporate Knights

Published Wed, 29 Oct 2008 10:09:48 EST Read More

The information released by Corporate Knights earlier this morning (5 am, October 29) has been updated, with percentages added for clarity. Percentages represent the number of Board and Top 3 C-Suite members who are women and/or a visible minority. Interview Opportunity Attention News/Business/National/Careers/Diversity Reporters and Assignment Editors Canadian Leadership...... Click here to read this release



Toronto nominees for Wood WORKS! 8th Annual Awards

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2008 10:33:20 EST Read More

Toronto nominees for Wood WORKS! 8th Annual Awards (North Bay, Ontario) Wood WORKS! is pleased to announce the nominees for the 8th Annual Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards. The 2008 awards will be presented during the 8th Annual Awards Gala in Toronto on Wednesday, November 12, in the Cohen Ballroom at the Toronto Congress Centre (award presentation at 6:30 pm). The Wood WORKS! Awards cel...... Click here to read this release



Tens of millions of migrant birds are on the move in Ontario

Published Fri, 24 Oct 2008 11:13:39 EST Read More

Heading South Tens of millions of migrant birds are on the move in Ontario By: Gregor Beck While cottagers are busy packing up their lakeside retreats and local residents are battening down the hatches, Ontario's songbirds are also making plans in anticipation of winter. Throughout the fall, some of the province's most numerous and familiar bird species are making stealthy exi...... Click here to read this release



Cobourg Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Thu, 23 Oct 2008 13:23:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory - For Immediate Release Attention Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change Cobourg Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Cobourg - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the Northumberland Stewardship Council will hos...... Click here to read this release



Landowners attend tree planting workshop in Kemptville

Published Thu, 23 Oct 2008 12:55:40 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE Growing Interest in Tree Planting for Tax Breaks and to Fight Climate Landowners attend tree planting workshop in Kemptville Kemptville, October 23 - There is a growing interest in tree planting, as evidenced last night when local landowners attended a community workshop to learn how tree planting can fight climate change and lower their property taxes. ...... Click here to read this release



A new furnace filter will improve comfort and save money

Published Wed, 22 Oct 2008 12:25:09 EST Read More

Time to change your furnace filter A new filter will improve comfort, generate savings, and ensure your furnace fan has a longer life As the warm weather gradually recedes, Ontarians are preparing for the inevitable snow and cold temperatures. Green$aver, Toronto's leader in environmental energy efficiency and home energy audits would like to remind homeowners that household wi...... Click here to read this release



Insulating yourself against energy costs

Published Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:23:59 EST Read More

Insulating yourself against energy costs Now is the time to upgrade your home insulation With a Canadian winter right around the corner, it is time again to make sure you're ready. Ensuring you have the proper draft proofing and the right amount of insulation in your home remains one of the best things you can do for the environment and your wallet. Inadequate insulation is o...... Click here to read this release



Canada wriggles off the hook for violating Kyoto law

Published Tue, 21 Oct 2008 09:20:33 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release Canada wriggles off the hook for violating Kyoto law TORONTO, October 21, 2008 - After months of deliberation, Canada\'s Federal Court released a decision late yesterday regarding the Government of Canada\'s alleged violation of the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act (KPIA), a federal law that required Canada to take specific action to mee...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario livrera son rapport annuel pour 2007-2008, L'Importance d'an(Non)cer

Published Mon, 20 Oct 2008 10:14:44 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario livrera son rapport annuel pour 2007-2008, L'Importance d'an(Non)cer La publication du rapport annuel du commissaire à l'environnement comporte deux volets : une conférence de presse qui se déroulera à Salle des médias de Queen's Park, suivie d'une cyberconférence au cours de laquelle le commissaire passera en revue...... Click here to read this release



Lindsay Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Mon, 20 Oct 2008 08:59:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory - For Immediate Release Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change Lindsay Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Lindsay - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the Victoria Land and Water Stewardship...... Click here to read this release



Peterborough community is Eastern Ontario’s largest development of ENERGY STAR® qualified homes

Published Mon, 20 Oct 2008 08:34:37 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News, Home, Energy, and Lifestyle Reporters and Editors Green community takes green building to a new level Peterborough community is Eastern Ontario’s largest development of ENERGY STAR® qualified homes (Peterborough, October 18, 2008) Today Mason Homes unveiled it’s latest eco-friendly community, providing homeowners in Peterborough with a ...... Click here to read this release



Release of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2007/2008 Annual Report - Getting to K(NO)W

Published Fri, 17 Oct 2008 14:59:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory For Immediate Release Release of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2007/2008 Annual Report - Getting to K(NO)W There are two parts to the release of the Environmental Commissioners Report - a Media Conference at the Queen's Park Media Studio followed by Web-based Briefing session. Queen's Park Media Conference 1:00 pm, October 21, 200...... Click here to read this release



Mason Homes and EnerQuality Corporation unveil largest development of ENERGY STAR qualified homes in Eastern Ontario

Published Thu, 16 Oct 2008 16:57:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: News, Home, Energy, and Lifestyle Reporters and Editors The Avonlea neighbourhood - Peterborough's newest and greenest Mason Homes and EnerQuality Corporation unveil largest development of ENERGY STAR qualified homes in Eastern Ontario What: Official Opening and Preview Tour of Avonlea, a 'new urbanism' community of ENERGY STAR qualified homes ...... Click here to read this release



MPP McNeely Asks for All Party support of the Home Energy Rating Act

Published Thu, 16 Oct 2008 10:01:46 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release MPP McNeely Asks for All Party support of the Home Energy Rating Act The Home Energy Rating Act mandates greater disclosure and encourages better, greener more efficient homes QUEEN'S PARK- Thursday 16 October 2008. Today MPP McNeely will ask the Members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to support the Home Energy Rating Act...... Click here to read this release



Berwick Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Fri, 10 Oct 2008 15:16:29 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change! Berwick Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change (Berwick - Eastern Ontario) Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the South Nation Conservation Authority will ...... Click here to read this release



Kemptville Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Fri, 10 Oct 2008 15:12:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change! Kemptville Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Kemptville - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the Ferguson Forest Centre will host a free workshop foc...... Click here to read this release



Glenburnie Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Fri, 10 Oct 2008 15:07:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change! Glenburnie Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Glenburnie - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority will host a ...... Click here to read this release



Utopia Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Thu, 9 Oct 2008 17:00:32 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change! Utopia Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Utopia, Ontario - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority will host a fr...... Click here to read this release



Owen Sound Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Thu, 9 Oct 2008 16:59:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change! Owen Sound Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Owen Sound - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and Grey Sauble Conservation Authority will host a free work...... Click here to read this release



Strategic Voting Campaign Identifies "Hot Ridings" in British Columbia

Published Thu, 9 Oct 2008 16:53:32 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Strategic Voting Campaign Identifies "Hot Ridings" in British Columbia (Victoria, BC - Thursday, October 9, 2008) - Voters in British Columbia ridings where vote-splitting could elect a Conservative are being offered specific, transparent advice on how to vote strategically to ensure a pro-environment outcome. VoteForEnvironment.ca ana...... Click here to read this release



Strategic Voting Campaign Identifies Hot Ridings in Ontario

Published Thu, 9 Oct 2008 16:41:05 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Strategic Voting Campaign Identifies "Hot Ridings" in Ontario (Toronto - Thursday, October 9, 2008) - Voters in Ontario ridings where vote-splitting could elect a Conservative are being offered specific, transparent advice on how to vote strategically to ensure a pro-environment outcome. Twenty-three Ontario races have been identified ...... Click here to read this release



Strategic Voting Site Releases Advanced Interactive Election Prediction Tool

Published Thu, 9 Oct 2008 08:44:23 EST Read More

For Immediate Release October 9, 2008 Strategic Voting Site Releases Advanced Interactive Election Prediction Tool VANCOUVER - The highly successful strategic voting site VoteForEnvironment.ca released an advanced version of their strategic vote modeling tool. The new tool allows journalists, pundits, and bloggers to delve more deeply into the numbers in order to better und...... Click here to read this release



HOW THE OIL SANDS GOT TO THE GREAT LAKES BASIN

Published Tue, 7 Oct 2008 09:43:10 EST Read More

HOW THE OIL SANDS GOT TO THE GREAT LAKES BASIN PIPELINES, REFINERIES AND EMISSIONS TO AIR AND WATER Presentation and Expert Panel Discussion Wednesday, October 8, 2008 9:00 am to 4:30 noon Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility Munk Centre for International Studies 1 Devonshire Place Toronto, Ontario The Athabasca oil sands in Alberta, Canada are b...... Click here to read this release



More than 120 top Canadian scientists urge Canadians to vote for the environment

Published Tue, 7 Oct 2008 09:25:47 EST Read More

MORE THAN 120 TOP SCIENTISTS URGE CANADIANS TO VOTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT VANCOUVER (October 7, 2008) - More than 120 of Canada's top climate scientists are urging Canadians to vote strategically for the environment in the upcoming federal election. "Global warming is the defining issue of our time," says Dr. Andrew Weaver, a Lead Author with the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergov...... Click here to read this release



Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation celebrates funding milestone

Published Mon, 6 Oct 2008 14:41:24 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn. Community, Environment and Conservation Reporters and Editors Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation celebrates funding milestone $46 million goes into preserving the Oak Ridges Moraine (Toronto, October 6, 2008) The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) is thrilled to announce the allocation of grants totaling $13 million dollars to 148 conservation proje...... Click here to read this release



UN VOTE STRATÉGIQUE AFIN D’EMPÊCHER LES POLITQUES

Published Mon, 6 Oct 2008 10:30:07 EST Read More

COMMUNIQUÉ Pour diffusion immédiate UN VOTE STRATÉGIQUE AFIN D’EMPÊCHER LES POLITQUES ANTI-ENVIRONNMENTALES D’UN GOUVERNEMENT HARPER RÉSONNE À TRAVERS LE PAYS VANCOUVER (le 6 octobre 2008) – Un site web environnemental qui fait la promotion d’un vote stratégique a reçu plus d’un million de visites en 12 jours depuis son lancement. Une distribution massive a tou...... Click here to read this release



Vote strategically to avoid anti-environment Harper government

Published Mon, 6 Oct 2008 10:26:43 EST Read More

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release STRATEGIC VOTING TO AVOID ANTI-ENVIRONMENT HARPER GOVERNMENT RESONATING ACROSS THE COUNTRY VANCOUVER (Monday, October 6, 2008) – A strategic voting website has had over one million pageviews in just 12 days since it launched. Massive viral distribution has tapped into wide-based voter concern about another anti-environment Harper government. ...... Click here to read this release



Owen Sound Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Fri, 3 Oct 2008 11:41:33 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change! Owen Sound Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Owen Sound - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and Grey Sauble Conservation Authority will host a free work...... Click here to read this release



Utopia Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Fri, 3 Oct 2008 11:37:11 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change! Utopia Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Utopia, Ontario - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority will host a fr...... Click here to read this release



Manulife Financial Business Centre in Halifax certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 11:14:46 EST Read More

Manulife Financial Business Centre certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Manulife Financial Business Centre, at 2723 Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 3 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s...... Click here to read this release



Bentall 5 in Vancouver certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:58:26 EST Read More

Bentall 5 certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) Bentall 5, at 550 Burrard Street in Vancouver, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 2 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, which combines the Go Green a...... Click here to read this release



Enterprise Building in Ottawa certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:34:40 EST Read More

Enterprise Building certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Enterprise Building, at 427 Laurier Avenue West in Ottawa, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 3 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, whi...... Click here to read this release



Go green with BOMA Canada’s new certification

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:25:17 EST Read More

BOMA’s BESt Go green with BOMA Canada’s new certification (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) BOMA Canada has unveiled its newly integrated green building certification program, BOMA BESt. At a presentation during BOMEX 2008, twelve buildings from across Canada were recognized for their commitment to operating in an ecologically responsible manner. The past top scoring Go Gree...... Click here to read this release



Fergus Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change

Published Tue, 30 Sep 2008 16:15:15 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Community Calendar, Event Listing and News Editors Plant Trees to Fight Climate Change! Fergus Tree planting workshop to help local residents reduce property taxes and help fight climate change Fergus - Trees Ontario and its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and Grand River Conservation Authority will host a free workshop foc...... Click here to read this release



The Wood Heat Policy Institute advocates for the responsible use of wood as fuel

Published Fri, 26 Sep 2008 11:09:38 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News, Home, Energy, Environment Editors and Reporters The Wood Heat Policy Institute advocates for the responsible use of wood as fuel The merits of one of Canada’s most important renewable energy resources are under appreciated (September 26, 2008) As home heating fuel prices rise, tens of thousands of Canadian householders will be soon turning...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance applauds proposed Ontario Home Energy Act

Published Fri, 26 Sep 2008 09:58:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Energy and Environment Editors and Commentators Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance applauds proposed Ontario Home Energy Act Ottawa- Orléans MPP, Phil McNeely takes leadership role on consumer home protection and energy efficiency (Ottawa, September 26, 2008) Yesterday, Ottawa-Orléans MPP Phil McNeely introduced a Private Members B...... Click here to read this release



VOTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT this federal ELECTION - VOTE smart

Published Wed, 24 Sep 2008 10:49:13 EST Read More

VOTE SMART – GIVE CANADA A CLIMATE FRIENDLY GOVERNMENT VoteForEnvironment.ca offers strategic advice on how to defeat Stephen Harper OTTAWA – Canadians have a powerful new online tool to help them cast a vote for the environment. VoteForEnvironment.ca provides a recommended pick for every riding in the country for the Liberal, NDP, Green or Bloc party candidate m...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada to unveil improved certification program at annual conference

Published Tue, 23 Sep 2008 09:18:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Business, Environment and Real Estate Reporters and Editors Going green at Bomex Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada to unveil improved certification program at annual conference BOMEX 2008, hosted by BOMA Canada, takes place September 30 to October 2 in Vancouver, BC. Details of an improved green building certification program wi...... Click here to read this release



Canadian mayors call on Canadian federal party leaders to protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence

Published Mon, 22 Sep 2008 14:14:28 EST Read More

Canadian mayors call on Canadian federal party leaders to protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Presidential candidates in the United States have already raised the Great Lakes as national election issue Toronto, Ontario, September 22, 2008 - Mayors representing over 7 million Canadians in Ontario and Quebec issued a letter today calling on the five federal political leaders...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act Alliance endorses Minister Smitherman’s directive to prioritize conservation and renewable energy

Published Fri, 19 Sep 2008 14:33:23 EST Read More

Green Energy Act Alliance endorses Minister Smitherman’s directive to prioritize conservation and renewable energy (Toronto, Ontario, September 19, 2008) Yesterday, the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure directed the Ontario Power Authority to review and amend its Integrated Power System Plan (IPSP). The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and other members of the Green E...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Why am I supporting the Green Shift?

Published Wed, 17 Sep 2008 13:59:17 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Jackie Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://e...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada will unveil improved certification program at BOMEX

Published Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:33:31 EST Read More

Going Green with BOMA BOMA Canada will unveil improved certification program at BOMEX BOMEX 2008, (September 30 to October 2 in Vancouver, BC) will see the unveiling of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada's new environmental performance standards and certification program. An evolution of BOMA Canada's Go Green and Go Green Plus, this initiative wil...... Click here to read this release



TOMORROW - New 'GreenHouse Certification' to be unveiled at 2008 Green Building Festival in Toronto

Published Tue, 9 Sep 2008 09:40:56 EST Read More

Media Advisory GreenHouse certified construction goes above and beyond energy efficiency by incorporating indoor air quality, water conservation and waste reduction (Toronto, September 2008) The latest in environmentally friendly home building will be unveiled at this year's Green Building Festival. The festival runs from September 9-10. GreenHouse Certification is th...... Click here to read this release



Summary of Energy Efficiency Report Card results for New Brunswick, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta and Prince Edward Island

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 11:08:46 EST Read More

Click 'Download Original Release' for the second half of a summary of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance's Energy Efficiency Report Card. This section includes: New Brunswick, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta and Prince Edward Island. The first half of the summary is also available on this website. See press release, posted to this site, for further details. ...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement fédéral publie le « classement de progression » sur l'efficacité énergétique de l'Alliance de l'Efficacité Énergétique du Canada

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:22:48 EST Read More

Le gouvernement fédéral publie le « classement de progression » sur l'efficacité énergétique de l'Alliance de l'Efficacité Énergétique du Canada L'Ontario et la Colombie-Britannique réalisent les plus grands progrès en matière d'amélioration de l'efficacité énergétique globale (Ottawa, Ontario, le 12 août 2008) L'Alliance de l'Efficacité Énergétique du Cana...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:14:37 EST Read More

Federal Government drops on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Energy Efficiency 'Report Card' Ontario and British Columbia make the most progress in improving overall energy efficiency (Ottawa, Ontario, August 12, 2008) Today, the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their National Energy Efficiency Report Card and analysis of the federal, provincial and territ...... Click here to read this release



Ralph Nader coming to Toronto for campaign event

Published Fri, 8 Aug 2008 12:55:18 EST Read More

Ralph Nader coming to Toronto for campaign event Washington, DC, - Ralph Nader will hold a press conference in Toronto on Monday, August 11 at 4:00 p.m. at the Design Exchange on the Trading Floor, 234 Bay Street, to discuss the US Presidential election, and what’s at stake for Ontario and Canada, including a North American green electricity grid, NAFTA’s renegotiation, stickiness of...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance to release energy efficiency ‘Report Card’ for Provincial, Territorial and Federal Governments

Published Wed, 6 Aug 2008 16:03:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Energy and Environment Editors and Commentators Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance to release energy efficiency ‘Report Card’ for Provincial, Territorial and Federal Governments (Ottawa, 2008) Ken Elsey, President and CEO of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) will release and analyze the letter grades for the energy efficiency p...... Click here to read this release



The Green Building Festival returns with innovative, market-ready solutions

Published Fri, 1 Aug 2008 11:11:19 EST Read More

It’s Easy Being Green The Green Building Festival returns with innovative, market-ready solutions Canada’s largest annual green building event is gearing up for another year. The Green Building Festival is happening September 9 – 10 2008 at the Toronto Convention Centre on Dixon Road. The show features high-quality, in-depth programming for building professionals w...... Click here to read this release



Gregor Homes to host a Grand Opening of Barrie's latest ENERGY STAR® qualified homes

Published Thu, 17 Jul 2008 15:39:55 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Assignment, Home, Reporters and Editors Gregor Homes to host a Grand Opening of Barrie's latest ENERGY STAR® qualified homes Honourable Aileen Carroll, Minister of Culture, Minister Responsible for Seniors and Barrie MP Patrick Brown to attend event (Barrie, Ontario) This Saturday, provincial and federal politicians will join with rep...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights names the 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada

Published Tue, 1 Jul 2008 08:40:18 EST Read More

Attention News/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors: IBM Tops List of 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada for 2008 (Toronto, Ontario, June 30, 2008) Corporate Knights has released the 7th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada’s top corporate citizens. Citizenship indicators include pension fund quality, diversity, pollution, CE...... Click here to read this release



2008 World Wind Energy Conference concludes on a positive note

Published Fri, 27 Jun 2008 10:11:25 EST Read More

2008 World Wind Energy Conference concludes on a positive note Kingston Conference signals new era in community power and looks to Ontario for leadership Kingston, Ontario, June 27, 2008 – The 2008 World Wind Energy Conference wrapped up yesterday and the overwhelming mood of the 800 conference attendees pointed toward the fact that Ontario should act quickly to institute a G...... Click here to read this release



World Wind Conference 2008 - Update - Conference Activity, Day One

Published Wed, 25 Jun 2008 09:28:53 EST Read More

WWEC 2008 (Update - Conference Activity, Day One) - Community power and decentralized investment key for accelerated wind energy deployment Government of Ontario works on improvement of Standard Offer Programme and considers Green Energy Act Kingston/Bonn (WWEA June 25 2008) - More than 600 high-level delegates from 40 countries have gathered for the 7th World Wind Energy Confe...... Click here to read this release