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News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 1, 2020  

EU greenhouse gas emissions down 24% since 1990: report

With coronavirus pandemic, the commission expects emissions to fall an unprecedented 8% this year.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 1, 2020  

Nutrien calls on fertilizer industry to support climate change drive

Agriculture program will help farmers make money from their environmental efforts through the buying and selling of carbon credits.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 25, 2020  

May be no need for Trans Mountain expansion: Canada Energy Regulator

Under an evolving scenario, Line 3 alone is enough added capacity to handle an 15% increase before peaking in 2039.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
November 23, 2020  

Public could be on the hook for costs of decommissioning NL offshore

…but how much of it will be borne by taxpayers is not public information.

News Energy General Sustainability
November 20, 2020  

Boralex consolidates ownership in three wind farms with CDPQ stake

They have long-term power purchase agreements with Hydro-Quebec Distribution, expiring between 2032 and 2033.

News Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
November 20, 2020  

Trudeau to tout climate and trade at Asia-Pacific economic summit

…but Canada’s tensions with China and the US-China dispute threaten to overshadow the meeting.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 19, 2020  

Peak Renewables buys Canfor forest tenure, idled mills in Fort Nelson

Multi-year $30-million deal with wood pellet manufacturer requires provincial BC government approval.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 11, 2020  

Electrifying Canada’s bus fleets needs $3B a year: Transit group

$1.5 billion set aside to get 5,000 electric school and transit buses on the road in Canada by 2025.

News Automotive General Sustainability
November 10, 2020  

Ford adding 350 jobs at 2 plants to make electric vehicles

500 workers between the Kansas City Assembly Plant the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 9, 2020  

Ottawa welcomes president elect Joe Biden as ally in climate fight

McKenna notes Biden’s promise to have the US rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement after it left the treaty last week.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Regulatory gaps in seafood supply chain pose threat: Oceana Canada

Report says they’re unwittingly contributing to illicit seafood fishing and trade.

News Energy General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas

Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 3, 2020  

$150M for shovel-ready projects in Alberta that cut emissions

Federal and provincial joint funding targets rapid job creation, economic opportunities.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2020  

Biden presidency good news for Canadian environment policy?

Gerald Butts calls it big opportunity to grow the Canadian clean energy and clean-tech footprint in the United States.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
October 29, 2020  

Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31

Looking at foreign interests bankrolling campaigns against fossil fuel development.

News Energy General Sustainability
October 26, 2020  

Maxim Power switches from coal to natural gas near Grande Cache

GE Gas Power helps with the conversion, power plant now generates half the NOx emissions of coal.

News Energy General Sustainability
October 15, 2020  

$42M Niagara Falls RNG plant to be fuelled by landfill waste

Enbridge to implement a pilot volunteer renewable natural gas program in Ontario starting in 2021.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 15, 2020  

Supreme Court nominee deflects senators’ questions on climate change

Barrett framed acknowledgment of manmade climate change as a matter of policy, not science.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
October 13, 2020  

Trudeau delivers another blow to energy, mining sectors

Plan requiring projects to describe how they will achieve net-zero emissions may not even be feasible.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 7, 2020  

Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use

News Government General Sustainability
October 7, 2020  

COVID-19 to climate: Lessons from this global crisis for the next

Virus linked to some of the same issues as human-influenced climate change.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 28, 2020  

Trudeau urges largest countries to support UN biodiversity plan

Pledged Canada’s support for a UN initiative that aims to protect 30% of land and oceans by 2030.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 28, 2020  

Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will

Coronavirus has diverted resources and attention from what could have been the marquee issue.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 23, 2020  

Carbon price court case is about climate change, not the Constitution

What’s at stake is Canada’s ability to contribute to global climate action under the 2015 Paris Agreement.

News Government Economy General Sustainability
September 23, 2020  

Liberals plan fund to spur green technology, jobs

Plans to spend on building retrofits, clean energy and production of electric vehicle.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability
September 23, 2020  

Group calls on Trudeau to invest in low emissions transit

Government needs to act now to ensure Canadian bus makers remain in the country.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 22, 2020  

Recycling isn’t enough – plastic pollution crisis is getting worse

We could be spewing as much as 90 million tonnes of waste into the world’s waters by 2030.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
September 22, 2020  

Canada’s economic revival requires a broad strategy

A narrow focus on the green/clean sector won’t get the job done.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 16, 2020  

Task force recovery plan calls for $55B for climate, clean energy

One of a rising number of reports bombarding the Liberal government with demands prior to the Throne Speech.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 15, 2020  

Climate change fuels California fires; Trump doesn’t think ‘science knows’

Experts say his suggestion that the planet is going to start to unexpectedly cool is at odds with reality.

News Automotive Construction Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability Technology
September 15, 2020  

Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell stack for vehicle propulsion

For use in bus, rail, marine, mining, construction and aerospace vehicles, plus stationary power applications.

News Manufacturing Metals Minerals General Operations Sustainability Technology
September 14, 2020  

E2Metrix technology gets $4.5M boost from Natural Resources Canada

Ecothor will help clean out contaminants and solids, recycle mining wastewater.