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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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Case Study
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.
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Webinar recording
energy | housing Energy | Housing

Webinar recordings: Best practices in municipal sustainability

How are cities and communities of all sizes tackling their environmental challenges? Find out from our five-part webinar series on innovations and opportunities in municipal energy, waste, water, transportation and land use initiatives.

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Guide

Green development standards for growing communities

Is your community looking to create green development standards? Read our case study and access helpful resources.

Report
waste Waste

Report: Solid waste management in Canadian municipalities

Expanding responsibility for producers to include the post-consumer stage of their products is a key solution for financial and environmental sustainability in the waste sector.

Report
land use Land Use

Report: Sustainable land use practices in Canadian municipalities

A snapshot of emerging trends, key issues and best practices in sustainable land use.

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Report
water Water

Report: Water management trends in Canadian municipalities

A snapshot of existing and emerging water management trends, best practices and opportunities for innovation.

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Case Study
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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Case Study
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”.
A silver car charges at an electric vehicle station on a residential street.
Tool
energy Energy

Tool for municipal clean energy program development: Use the Energy Poverty and Equity Explorer to reduce energy poverty and greenhouse gases

The Energy Poverty and Equity Explorer tool, developed by Canadian Urban Sustainability Practitioners (CUSP), offers municipalities access to relevant data so they can better understand energy poverty, and other equity and affordability challenges in their communities.

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Guide
land use Land Use

Guide: LiBRe best practices framework

The LiBRe program is structured around a best practices framework for becoming a municipal leader in brownfield renewal.

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Guide
land use Land Use

Guide: Getting started on your brownfield sites

Discover how to raise awareness and secure a formal commitment to support brownfield redevelopment in your municipality. Read the guide.

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Guide
land use Land Use

Guide: Developing a municipal brownfield inventory

Free guidebook. 10 steps to creating your brownfield inventory. Libre Guidebook series.

Case Study
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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Case Study
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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Case Study
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.
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