Tag: City of Toronto

Scarborough police building poised to be the first green government facility...

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Sustainability and energy efficiency are top of mind for municipalities and their constituents. In 2020, Canada ranked as the 11th largest GHG-emitting country in the...

Iconic Fairmont Royal York now a certified zero-carbon building

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My favourite hotel just got even better. On our wedding night, my husband and I stayed at the iconic Fairmont Royal York in the...

Feds support energy-saving program for older high-rise towers in Toronto

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Buildings are the third largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in Canada. With this in mind, the Government of Canada and the Federation...

City of Toronto announces the participants in its Deep Retrofit Challenge

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Buildings are currently the largest source of GHG emissions in the City of Toronto, generating approximately 58 per cent of community-wide emissions, primarily from...

Major investment for zero emission public transit in Toronto

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This week the Government of Canada and the City of Toronto announced a joint investment of $700 million towards the electrification of the Toronto...

From Landfill to Community Destination: The transformation of North Maple Regional...

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North Maple Regional Park is a milestone development for the City of Vaughan. At 364 hectares (900 acres), it’s the city's most ambitious park...

U of T to be first Canadian university to mandate carbon...

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The University of Toronto (U of T) will be the first Canadian university to enact a mandatory institutional carbon offsetting program for U of...

Agreement approved for Canada’s largest all-electric, zero-carbon community

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Waterfront Toronto recently approved an agreement with Dream Unlimited Corp. (Dream) and Great Gulf Group, known as Quayside Impact Limited Partnership. Under the terms...

Opportunity to take the deep retrofit challenge in Toronto

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Applications  for the Deep Retrofit Challenge are now open. The Deep Retrofit Challenge is a competition-style program funded by the Government of Canada, which will...

Municipal funds for home energy retrofits in Toronto

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The City of Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), which has completed 245 retrofit projects with 18 more currently underway, was launched in 2014...