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Community efficiency financing Community efficiency financing
energy Energy

Learn how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency retrofit programs

Retrofitting residential buildings are key to reducing municipal GHG emissions yet projects often face challenges. See how a toolkit based on feedback from several Ontario communities can help local governments meet their reduction targets.
Community Efficiency Financing
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Sustainable affordable housing Sustainable affordable housing
energy | housing Energy | Housing

Case study: Raising the bar on community housing retrofits

CityHousing Hamilton transforms a failing tower into a building with state-of-the-art performance in energy, health, comfort and accessibility.
Sustainable Affordable Housing
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Sustainable affordable housing Sustainable affordable housing
energy | housing Energy | Housing

Case study: Energy retrofit delivers multiple benefits

Energy-efficiency retrofits by The Atmospheric Fund improve quality of life for 1,500 Toronto Community Housing residents.
Sustainable Affordable Housing
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Sustainable affordable housing Sustainable affordable housing
energy | housing Energy | Housing

Case study: Consultation and innovation improves performance

CCOC’s Beaver Barracks provides 254 units of affordable housing and incorporates innovative sustainability features and technologies.
Sustainable Affordable Housing
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Municipal fleet electrification Municipal fleet electrification
transportation Transportation

Case study: Building an electric vehicle charging network in the Kootenays, BC

Find out how the municipalities in the Kootenay region worked together to create a network of EV charging stations in rural communities.
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Sustainable affordable housing Sustainable affordable housing
energy | housing Energy | Housing

Case study: Brownfield redevelopment incorporates affordable housing

An abandoned industrial facility in Toronto is transformed into a vibrant, sustainable community hub that includes 26 units of affordable housing.
Sustainable Affordable Housing
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water Water

Mississauga road low-impact development stormwater pilot project

The Region of Peel put in place the Mississauga Road Project – a first for this type of green infrastructure approach to stormwater management in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
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Municipal fleet electrification Municipal fleet electrification
transportation Transportation

Regional Electric Car-Sharing System: The SAUVér Project

Ten Quebec municipalities are adding electric cars to their fleets, which will also be shared with the community. This innovative program will also develop a “green route”.
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water Water

Case study: Manitoba town leads innovation in northern communities

In 2016, the growing Town of Neepawa had pushed its lagoon system to the brink. The community decided to upgrade its wastewater system while taking future growth and sustainable development into consideration. 
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energy Energy

BC community centre supports families and children

The city of Maple Ridge, BC completed a GMF-funded study to determine the technical and financial feasibility of implementing energy efficiency guidelines for the centre.
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waste Waste

Case study: Quebec community serves as a model zero-waste example

A GMF-funded pilot project in a densely-populated Montreal, QC, neighbourhood is expected to increase waste diversion by 30 to 50 per cent, and provide a replicable example to other communities.
CCRI
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energy Energy

Improving health and comfort for residents in the GTA

The City of Hamilton will help develop lessons learned and best practices for future scale-up efforts, and will add a multi-unit residential complex to the initiative.
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transportation Transportation

Case study: Nova Scotia's longest paved bike path in Cape Breton

A new bike path in Cape Breton, NS, not only connects key communities with the university, it takes vehicles off the road, lowers GHGs and stimulates the local economy. Learn more.
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water Water

Case study: Okotoks proves natural stormwater management works

Okotoks, AB, is the 2018 winner in the water category of FCM’s Sustainable Communities Awards. See how natural stormwater systems benefit their community.
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Case study: Small BC community gets big benefits from asset management

Starting from scratch, this small community adopted asset management practices that increase the village's sustainability and resilience.
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Local energy generation Local energy generation
energy Energy

Case study: Switch to biomass cuts costs and GHG emissions in Yellowknife

The City of Yellowknife's Biomass District Energy System is the 2018 winner in the energy category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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transportation Transportation

Case study: Kingston gets more youth riding public transit

The City of Kingston's Transit High School Bus Pass Project is the 2018 co-winner of the transportation category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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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.
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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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