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land use Land Use

Former industrial lands cleaned up and ready to bring about district revitalization

Having contributed to Canada’s industrial output for over a century, a 20-hectare site a kilometre southeast of downtown Brantford, ON, has found new purpose.
An excavator and truck remediating the soil of the Brantford Brownfield on a sunny winter’s day
Case Study

Peer learning sparks more sustainable infrastructure planning for municipality

One of 12 participating municipalities in FCM’s pilot Leadership in Asset Management Program, the City of Melville, SK, has upped its game in sustainable infrastructure planning and decision-making.
Sunrise on a summer wheat field, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Case Study
water Water

Town boosts wastewater treatment capacity and improves water quality

Using an innovative addition to its wastewater treatment system, the Town of Perth, ON, was able to affordably increase the quality of water discharged by its treatment system into the Tay River and extend the system’s life by another 30 years.
Representatives from the city of Perth cutting the ribbon at a ceremony opening the new wastewater treatment system
Case Study
waste Waste

Study helps set direction for new composting facility

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, BC, extensively studied the viability of a new composting facility that would divert the region’s considerable organic waste from landfill.
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transportation Transportation

Community-led vehicle charging network drives big shift in rural setting

Thanks to a bold, shared vision and effective collaboration, new infrastructure for electric vehicles has attracted tourists and reduced emissions across BC’s rural Kootenay region.
An electric vehicle, bearing two mountain bikes on the roof rack, parked atop a lookout beside a young couple embracing and taking in a stunning landscape of mountains of trees
Case Study
transportation Transportation

New electric vehicle-sharing system reduces emissions and generates revenue

Six forward-thinking municipalities in Quebec have added electric vehicles to their fleets and made them available to residents and partners through a car-sharing system for municipalities in the region.
A Plessisville resident smiling, sitting in one of the new electric vehicles
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water Water

Passive approach to wastewater treatment yields fewer GHGs and lower costs

The Town of Montague, PE, used a passive geotextile dewatering system to turn a sludge problem into a boon for the community.
An engineer controlling the quality of water in sludge tank at a wastewater treatment plant.
Case Study
energy | housing Energy | Housing

Seniors enjoy much-needed sustainable addition to community housing

A community housing building for seniors in Welland, ON, shows how a community can help close critical housing gaps with smart investments that reduce energy costs and GHGs.
Exterior of Birchwood Place on a sunny day
Case Study
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.
Case Study
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.
A man poses with two children, showing off a fish they caught in the trout pond.