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land use Land Use

Community-minded brownfield plan gives new life to Port Coquitlam site

Innovative natural techniques, such as reconditioning soil and using plants to absorb contaminants, transformed a former sanitary lagoon. Learn how.
Land remediation and redevelopment
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waste Waste

Case study: Guelph plans an innovative new carbon neutral community

The City of Guelph's Guelph Innovation District Secondary Plan is the 2018 winner in the sustainable neighbourhood revitalization and design category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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waste Waste

Community-backed waste project supports Terrace, BC, economy

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine's Terrace Area Integrated Solid Waste Management Program is the 2018 winner in the waste category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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transportation Transportation

Case study: Local road-sharing projects enable active transportation in Montreal

The City of Montreal's Pedestrian and Shared Street Program is the 2018 co-winner in the transportation category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
Active transportation
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water Water

Case study: Unique approach helps Durham Region, ON, plan effectively for climate change

The Regional Municipality of Durham's Community Climate Adaptation Plan is the 2018 winner in the climate change category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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Case study: Region integrates community and corporate goals in climate action strategy

The Niagara Region created an integrated community and corporate climate change action plan with targets for local energy efficiency and carbon emission reduction based on a previously-compiled regional inventory.
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energy Energy

Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre, Phases 1 and 2

After the roof collapsed on the Springhill Arena in 2001, the Town of Springhill constructed a new multi-purpose community centre to accommodate sports, recreation, culture, tourism and business activities.
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energy Energy

Prince George looks to groundwater to beat summer heat

The City of Prince George investigated the possibility of cooling its new RCMP headquarters with groundwater.
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energy Energy

Case study: Energy-efficient community centre uses geothermal heat

To prepare for a projected 12 per cent population increase by 2035, this bedroom community 15 kilometres southeast of Winnipeg built an energy-efficient community centre featuring a large daycare facility, a 500-seat banquet hall and 6,000 square feet of rental space for medical and government services.
New building
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energy Energy

Toronto asks: do solar energy projects deliver as promised?

Unsure of the real-world performance of solar energy systems, the City of Toronto's Toronto Atmospheric Fund decided to evaluate 16 projects completed on municipal properties.
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energy Energy

New city maintenance building reduces energy costs

The City of Kitchener has consolidated its once-scattered maintenance operations into a former Michelin tire plant.
Energy recovery
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energy Energy

Energy retrofits save heritage house

Worried that the town's rural character was being lost in a sea of new homes for buyers from nearby Toronto, concerned residents of Halton Hills launched a campaign to save Devereaux House, a condemned town-owned 19th-century heritage home on 100 acres of farmland.
Retrofit building
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energy Energy

Case study: Waterloo Regional Police Service Investigative Services Building

To accommodate an increase in police staff and meet the requirements of police and forensic services, the Region of Waterloo built a new Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) Investigative Services Branch building, including a forensics laboratory and vehicle examination garage, meeting rooms, office space and ancillary support rooms.
New building
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energy Energy

Northern community considers mini-hydro project

To cut its dependence on diesel-generated electricity, the lakeside northern community of Whati studied construction of a hydroelectric system powered by running water from the nearby La Martre River Falls, which flow out of Lac Le Martre.
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energy Energy

Case study: Building serves as showcase for green development

La Ville de Campbell River a étudié la possibilité de recourir à l'énergie des marées pour produire de l'électricité. Elle espérait installer une petite turbine de démonstration au quai municipal.
New building
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energy Energy

Case study: Kingston explores retrofits for 37 buildings

The City of Kingston audited energy and water use in 37 municipal buildings, looking for ways to reduce consumption.
Retrofit building
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energy Energy

District energy system is viable for city centre

The City of Surrey studied the feasibility of a district energy system (DES) for its new civic centre and its growing central business area.
District energy
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water Water

Case study: Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrading

The coastal town of St. Andrews in southwest New Brunswick has upgraded its wastewater treatment plant to meet environmental standards, improve the quality of life for residents, and create capacity for growth.
Wastewater management
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land use Land Use

Industrial building gets green light for community use

As part of a plan to revitalize the community's waterfront, the Squamish Oceanfront Development Corp. did soil and groundwater tests to see whether an old warehouse known as the Blue Barn could be used as an art, culture and heritage centre.
Land remediation and redevelopment
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