Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tag: City of Vancouver

New Green Municipal Funds for B.C. Communities

Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources and Joanne Vanderheyden, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced $1.76-million of new investments...

New Campaign Launched to Prevent Food Waste in Canada

Sixty-three per cent of the food Canadians throw away could have been eaten. Not knowing how to use up leftovers or less than perfect...

Canada’s Greenest Employers Setting New Sustainability Standards

With millions of Canadians working away from their normal workplaces the past year, many of the country's most sustainable organizations responded by helping employees...

SFU Partners with Cleantech Industry Accelerator

Simon Fraser University (SFU) is partnering with Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre to advance the cleantech industry in British Columbia and beyond. A recently announced...

Vancity Plans for Net-Zero-Emission Loan Portfolio

The Vancouver credit union Vancity has plans to make an entire loan portfolio carbon-neutral by 2040. With its values-based financial co-operative serving the needs...

Simon Fraser University to Establish Low-Carbon Cities Innovation Centre

The Simon Fraser University (SFU) Renewable Cities program has been selected by the City of Vancouver, Metro Vancouver and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities...

CaGBC Recognizes Green Building Leaders in 2020

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) recently announced the winners of the 2020 Leadership and Green Building Excellence Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations...

Vancouver Bans Plastic Single Use Products

The City of Vancouver has announced a few key bans on single use plastic items that are expected to make a significant impact to...