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September 28, 2016
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Ontario suspends program for large renewable energy projects

Ontario has called an immediate halt to its procurement of large renewable energy projects, including solar, wind, hydro and energy-from-waste programs. » Read More

Detail design found to be partly problem with Nipigon bridge failure

The province has issued a long awaited report on what caused the deck of a new bridge to lift during January in northern Ontario. Provincial government engineers think the investigations should go further. » Read More

What does "urban resilience" and sustainability mean?

A panel at the SBE16T Conference in Toronto explores examples of what makes buildings truly resilient, including the benefits of medium height structures in natural disasters. » Read More
 
 
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Coalition calls for a public inquiry into the Montreal area LRT plans

Public transit experts, environmental groups and trade unions are objecting to plans for a huge light rail network in the Montreal area. They say it's a private project for the benefit of the private sector. » Read More

Saskatchewan strengthens guidelines for wind farms

Province says the guidelines are designed to protect the environment and provide more certainty for developers planning projects. » Read More

André Rochette – a story of resourcefulness and optimism

The president and CEO of Ecosystem started a company in his parents’ basement in Quebec City 20 years ago. It now has 150 people, offices in Ontario, Alberta and the U.S., and does deep energy retrofits. Evidently it is still possible for start-up Canadian firms to flourish and march to their own drumbeat. » Read More
 
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