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Evening of Recognition 2016

News Article
April 18th, 2016

Last Thursday, Sustainable Waterloo Region hosted its annual Evening of Recognition, an event congratulating partnering organizations and individuals who are striving to reduce their carbon emissions while increasing awareness about environmental sustainability. The theme of the evening was the Past, the Present and the Future – aiming to highlight progress thus far and the steps […]

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Sustain-A-City 2016

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April 12th, 2016

On March 20, high school students with the collaborative efforts of university students met to design a prototype of a sustainable city with respect to the five actions. Students were put into designated groups which represented the five actions. The groups tackled the environmental challenges in workplaces, energy systems, waste management, transportation, housing, consumer habits and […]

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Sustain-A-City 2016

News Article
April 12th, 2016

On March 20, high school students with the collaborative efforts of university students met to design a prototype of a sustainable city with respect to the five actions. Students were put into designated groups which represented the five actions. The groups tackled the environmental challenges in workplaces, energy systems, waste management, transportation, housing, consumer habits and […]

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ClimateActionWR now on LinkedIn!

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March 15th, 2016

ClimateActionWR has just started a Linked In page to highlight actions, opportunities, tips and best practices in the workplaces (ICI) sector. We are also using it to promote local sustainability jobs and volunteer opportunities. If you have a LinkedIn page please follow us and share with your network. Learn more here: https://www.linkedin.com/company/climateactionwr

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Positive Feedback on Canada’s Progress on Climate Change Plan

Blog Post
March 15th, 2016

Earlier this month, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and Canada’s first ministers convened in Vancouver at a conference to establish a framework to battle climate change. The first ministers are composed of the provincial and territorial premiers. Together they drafted a policy plan which is expected to be effective in early 2017. The outcome was satisfactory […]

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ClimateActionWR now on LinkedIn!

News Article
March 15th, 2016

ClimateActionWR has just started a Linked In page to highlight actions, opportunities, tips and best practices in the workplaces (ICI) sector. We are also using it to promote local sustainability jobs and volunteer opportunities. If you have a LinkedIn page please follow us and share with your network. Learn more here: https://www.linkedin.com/company/climateactionwr

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Positive Feedback on Canada’s Progress on Climate Change Plan

Blog Post, News Article
March 15th, 2016

Earlier this month, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and Canada’s first ministers convened in Vancouver at a conference to establish a framework to battle climate change. The first ministers are composed of the provincial and territorial premiers. Together they drafted a policy plan which is expected to be effective in early 2017. The outcome was satisfactory […]

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National Climate Change Strategy to Fight Climate Actions

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March 3rd, 2016

The Residential Sector Committee authored this op-ed on behalf of ClimateActionWR with support from the Workplaces (ICI) and Transportation Sector Committees. The published story can be found on The Record here. The country’s first ministers are meeting in Vancouver to establish a national climate change strategy which will be effective on a provincial and national […]

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National Climate Change Strategy to Fight Climate Actions

News Article
March 3rd, 2016

The Residential Sector Committee authored this op-ed on behalf of ClimateActionWR with support from the Workplaces (ICI) and Transportation Sector Committees. The published story can be found on The Record here. The country’s first ministers are meeting in Vancouver to establish a national climate change strategy which will be effective on a provincial and national […]

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Action Update: LED Streetlights Roll Out

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February 3rd, 2016

After several years of planning and test trials, local municipalities are moving forward with their plan to convert all regional streetlights into LEDs. It is projected that once the 42,000 streetlights have been converted it will save 920 tonnes of GHGs per year in reduced energy use. These energy savings are also expected to translate […]

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