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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Greening the local community centre

The City of Morden studied the feasibility of improving its community centre's energy efficiency through retrofits.
Community Buildings Retrofit
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Sorel-Tracy builds its first energy efficient building

A provincial pioneer in sustainable development, the City of Sorel-Tracy built its first energy efficient building, the new headquarters for its fire department.
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Rural municipalities team up on energy plan

To save money, cut energy use, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the Peace River Regional District and four adjoining municipalities collectively developed plans to promote renewable-resource power and heating systems, as well as energy-efficient land use, waste disposal, travel and construction practices.
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Case study: Cranbrook gains $1.2M in value by using wastewater for irrigation

Learn about Cranbrook, BC's award-winning project to reclaim wastewater for irrigation.
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transportation Transportation

Case study: Ways Ottawa increases cycling with green transit options

Follow Ottawa's lead and integrate transit and cycling to increase bike use year-round.
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waste Waste

Case study: How Saint-Hyacinthe turns organic waste into biogas and revenue

Learn how a Quebec community creates biogas plus environmental and economic benefits from organic waste.
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Case study: Innovative projects prepare older Brampton suburbs for climate change

Learn how Brampton, ON, is preparing its older suburbs for climate change.
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Case study: Why net-zero energy buildings reduce emissions and costs for communities

This article is part of a series called Six sustainability ideas that have gone mainstream in Canada.
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land use Land Use

Ladysmith Waterfront Brownfield Study

The Town of Ladysmith commissioned three studies of contamination at a former industrial site on its waterfront, to review options for remediation.
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Phase II Environmental Site Assessment and Remedial Action Plan, Cooper Site

As part of a plan to build a University of Waterloo satellite campus next to its downtown core, the City of Stratford completed a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment and Remedial Action Plan for the Cooper Site, a 7-hectare former industrial site.
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Case study: Saint John explores options for district energy system

The City of Saint John studied the feasibility of a district energy system to serve buildings in the downtown area. These systems distribute thermal energy from a central facility to heat and cool multiple buildings.
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