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waste Waste

2015 FCM Sustainable Communities Award — Waste — Co-winner 2

The Town of Cape St. George, NL, is a leader among small rural municipalities with its comprehensive curbside recycling program and resourceful approach to reuse and composting.
CCRI
Waste management
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water Water

2015 FCM Sustainable Communities Award — Water

A recognized leader in sustainable water management, the Town of Okotoks, AB, has achieved one of the lowest per capita gross water consumption rates in North America through implementing its Water Conservation, Efficiency and Productivity (CEP) Plan.
Water conservation
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energy Energy

2015 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Energy Plan

The City of Surrey, BC, has developed a Community Climate Action Strategy (CCAS) designed to both mitigate and adapt to climate change. First is the Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP), Surrey's blueprint for actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve air quality and decrease energy consumption.
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waste Waste

2015 FCM Sustainable Communities Award — Waste — Co-winner 1

The City of Whitehorse, YK, is taking the lead among northern communities with a Solid Waste Action Plan that aims to divert at least half of its solid waste from landfill by 2015 and achieve zero waste by 2040.
CCRI
Waste management
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water Water

Case study: How Waterloo facility upgrades improve water quality and energy efficiency

This is part of a series of case studies on wastewater projects funded by the FCM's Green Municipal Fund. Each case study provides technical information, project details and tips on best practices.
Wastewater management
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energy Energy

Case study: Energy-efficient upgrades reduce operating costs at Wetaskiwin wastewater treatment plant

The City of Wetaskiwin, AB, retrofitted its aerated lagoon to improve the reliability, performance and capacity of the facility and ensure that it meets provincial environmental standards.
Wastewater management
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water Water

Case study: Amherstburg saves land, consolidating three sewage treatment plants into one

The Town of Amherstburg, ON, consolidated three sewage service areas into one. This allowed the town to close down two sewage treatment plants – one was approaching approved treatment capacity limits and the other would have needed upgrades to meet current requirements for effluent quality.
Wastewater management
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water Water

Case study: New Chatham-Kent wastewater treatment facility reduces E. coli

With its new wastewater treatment plant, Chatham-Kent expanded treatment capacity and dramatically reduced E. coli in effluent. Learn more in this case study.
Wastewater management
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water Water

Case study: Prince Edward County’s new facility uses full cost recovery approach

To help meet phosphorus discharge targets set by the Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan and to sustainably handle both projected growth in the Picton-Hallowell urban area and septage from residents in the surrounding rural areas, Prince Edward County, ON, constructed a new pumping station and a new wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).
Wastewater management
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waste Waste

Case study: 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Waste Program

The City of Saint-Hyacinthe completed all research and development for its new biogas facility, without the assistance of external consultants. The project, a first in Quebec, helps resolve the challenge of managing large amounts of waste while generating revenue at the same time.
Waste management
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transportation Transportation

2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Transportation Project

Three major upgrades to Vancouver's cycling and pedestrian network have created a seamless active transportation corridor running from the city's western neighbourhoods and across the Burrard Bridge to the downtown core.
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energy Energy

2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Energy Plan

With three cities and a regional government pulling together to address climate change, the Region of Waterloo is also boosting its clean technology and sustainable energy sectors. Supported by FCM's Green Municipal Fund.
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land use Land Use

Case study: Taking action on brownfields

Discover how municipalities across Canada have redeveloped their brownfield sites and returned them to productive use. Read the case studies.
Land remediation and redevelopment
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water Water

Case study: 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Water project

The District of Sechelt's new Water Resource Centre won an FCM Sustainable Communities Award for its community-friendly facility that uses an innovative, odour-free method to turn wastewater into high-quality reclaimed water and Class A compost.
Wastewater management
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land use Land Use

2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Brownfields Program

With the aim of cleaning up former refuelling sites and revitalizing communities, the City of Edmonton's Brownfield Redevelopment Grant Program offers a generous selection of grants for all stages of brownfield remediation, including environmental performance incentives. Supported by FCM's Green Municipal Fund.
Land remediation and redevelopment
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transportation Transportation

Case study: 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Neighbourhood Development Plan

The rural municipality of Austin, with its rich biodiversity, developed a sustainable management action plan to preserve the many ecosystems found throughout its territory. Supported by FCM's Green Municipal Fund.
Active transportation
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land use Land Use

2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Brownfields project

The Region of Waterloo and its partners helped transform an industrial brownfield site in the City of Kitchener's downtown into showcase offices, attracting tenants such as Google and reviving a central neighbourhood.
Land remediation and redevelopment
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energy Energy

2015 FCM Sustainable Communities Award — Energy program

Homeowners in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), NS, can take advantage of municipal financing through the Solar City program to install solar-powered water heating systems, lower their energy bills, and reduce water consumption.
Community Efficiency Financing
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energy Energy

2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Energy Program

Toronto's Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) and High-Rise Retrofit Improvement Support Program (Hi-RIS) provide low-interest, long-term loans to finance energy and water efficiency retrofits for private residential buildings.
Community Efficiency Financing
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