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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.
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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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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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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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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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Case study: Guelph tests home grey water recycling systems

To find further ways to conserve its finite groundwater resources, the City of Guelph studied a residential greywater reuse system that flushes residential toilets with water from showers and baths.
Wastewater management
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1970s sewage treatment system gets an overhaul

To cut pollution threatening fish and groundwater, the Municipality of the District of Argyle updated sewage-treatment facilities in the seaside village of West Pubnico with screens and ultraviolet light that disinfects effluent before releasing it into Lobster Bay.
Wastewater management
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Wastewater Capacity Improvements

The rapidly growing City of Cranbrook has upgraded its wastewater systems to improve effluent quality, reduce operating costs, cut GHG emissions and allow for population growth over the next 20 years.
Wastewater management
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energy Energy

Case study: Vancouver Island community studies tidal power

The City of Campbell River studied the feasibility of using tidal energy to generate electricity. It hoped to install a small demonstration turbine at the municipal pier.
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energy Energy

City uses mini-plants for district energy system

The City of North Vancouver, BC, built a district energy system (DES) to heat buildings in a major redevelopment of its waterfront area.
District energy
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Community Energy and Emissions Plan

The City of Delta's new Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP) is a long-term strategy for sustainable development.
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Energy plans put small city on a sustainable track

The City of Pitt Meadows developed two complementary plans to guide the municipality in reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
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District energy an option for eco-business zone

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and the Region of Peel studied whether a district energy system was feasible for buildings near Toronto Pearson International Airport.
District energy
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Municipalities team up on energy strategy

To reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions, the Municipality of the District of Shelburne has endorsed projects that will use wind, solar panels and waste-wood pellets to generate electricity and heat.
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New Energy-Efficient Fire Station Will Improve Safety in Dieppe

Dieppe has conducted a feasibility study with a view to building a fire station.
New building
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Renovation or new construction? That is the question!

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne studied the feasibility of renovating its 1902 administration building versus building a new one on a different site.
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Town Hall and Emergency Services Building

The new town hall in Sackville, New Brunswick, houses fire, police, municipal services and council chambers in a single energy-efficient facility.
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