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energy Energy

Forestry waste proves ideal heat source for small town

In 2012, Saint-Ubalde, a small rural town in Quebec, launched a project to convert biowaste into biofuel to heat several municipal and institutional buildings.
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water Water

Wastewater from water treatment system used for wetlands, wildlife and community space

The City of Yorkton, SK, found a great way to ramp up the environmental benefits of its new water treatment plant by treating the wastewater it produced.
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waste Waste

One-stop shop for waste management sparks community pride

The integrated waste management complex in Quebec’s Manicouagan region is the first of its kind in the province to collect, treat and recover value from waste—all in one place.
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waste Waste

Pilot program proves textile recycling within reach for Canada’s municipalities

Thanks to the pioneering spirit of the City of Markham, ON, residents can now donate old clothes and other textiles through a program that creates jobs, supports local charities and keeps millions of pounds of textiles out of landfill.
A resident opening the bin and donating a large bag of clothing.
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energy Energy

Canada’s first net-zero energy municipal library shows what’s possible

The City of Varennes, QC, is the first Canadian municipality to construct an institutional building that will soon produce as much energy as it consumes.
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energy | housing Energy | Housing

Retrofits lead to healthier, more energy-efficient homes for community housing residents

A major energy-efficiency retrofit project in Toronto has delivered better indoor air quality and greater comfort to 1,500 residents.  
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transportation Transportation

Tourist hub in Rockies rolls out Canada’s first all-hybrid bus fleet

To reduce its GHG impacts, the Town of Banff replaced its diesel transit buses with hybrid biodiesel-electric models, becoming the first municipality in Canada to run an all-hybrid fleet. 
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water Water

Deep lake water revolutionizes cooling and improves water quality for residents

The City of Toronto, ON, paired its water utility infrastructure with Enwave’s deep lake water cooling system to cool the city’s downtown and provide residents with cleaner drinking water.
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energy Energy

New energy-efficient pool and fitness centre boost well-being in remote northern community

The City of Iqaluit, NU, rejuvenated its downtown core by transforming an abandoned and contaminated site into a popular and sustainable community hub
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energy Energy

Successful solar hot water pilot leads to major program expansion

Halifax Regional Municipality, NS, offered direct financing to homeowners to install solar-powered water heating systems, lowering energy bills, water consumption and GHGs. 
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