Tag: green infrastructure

National Bioretention Standards Under Review

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Bioretention is the process in which contaminants and sedimentation are removed from stormwater runoff using grass buffer strips, sand beds, ponding areas, organic layers,...

NWT to Receive $200M Over Ten Years for Green Infrastructure

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The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories are forwarding infrastructure for Northern Canadian communities, with over $200 million for green infrastructure projects devoted to reducing greenhouse gases,...

Old Legislation Moves Ontario Stormwater Management Forward

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In the summer of 2017, the Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) held a workshop that sought to apply old piece of provincial legislation, the...

Canada Announces $1B for Retrofits to Reduce Carbon Emissions

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On December 15th, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada will provide over $1 billion from...

Alberta Brownfield Project Installed Thousands of Metres of Pipes in 2017

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Edmonton’s Blatchford Redevelopment Project saw a productive year in 2017, installing thousands of metres of water and sewer mains for its district energy system. Over...

Green Roof Project Highlights Municipal, Real Estate, Grassroots Cooperation

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Candiac, Québec has partnered with a real estate developer and a local, urban agriculture company for the ambitious Jardins Solaire, a green roof project that...

FCM Talks Municipal Climate Change Strategies at COP23

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Federation of Canadian Municipalities president Jenny Gerbasi issued the following statement after leading Canada's municipal delegation at the COP23 climate change conference, hosted by...

Water Management Key to Manitoba’s Sustainable Future

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On Friday, Manitoba released its sustainability and climate plan, A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan. The plan underscores the importance of water management, making it...

Green Municipal Fund for Atlantic Canada Sludge Dewatering

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Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, joined Jenny Gerbasi, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), to...

Langley Township Highlights Green Infrastructure Success

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In 2007, Langley Township in British Columbia hosted the first of three events in the Metro Vancouver Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation. Now, a decade later, the Township...

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