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This weekend, members of the Ktunaxa Nation and residents of Cranbrook, B.C., will gather to celebrate the unveiling of a new solar electricity system on the roof of the Ktunaxa government building. The project was made possible through the leadership of the Ktunaxa Nation Council in partnership with Solar Now, the Columbia Basin Trust and…

EVchoice.ca urges auto industry to be part of the solution, not obstacle OTTAWA September 12, 2017  — Even though Canadians are eager to purchase electric vehicles (EVs), they don’t have anywhere near the variety, selection, or access to the non-polluting cars that Americans enjoy. That needs to change, argue five leading Canadian organizations that are…

VANCOUVER—Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. government’s Budget 2017—September Update: “The B.C. government committed to decisive action to address climate change, and has begun delivering just that with today’s budget update. Resuming predictable increases to the carbon tax will help the province get back on track for reducing…

VANCOUVER—Merran Smith, executive director of Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. government’s speech from the throne: “Decisive action to address climate change is exactly what is needed—and has been lacking in B.C. in recent years—so the government’s commitment to doing everything it can on climate change is encouraging. “The government…

TORONTO—Sarah Petrevan, senior policy advisor for Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the launch of the Green Ontario Fund, a new provincial agency created by the Government of Ontario: “With the launch of the Green Ontario Fund, the province is putting revenue from carbon pollution fees to good use. “The Fund…

VICTORIA—Merran Smith, executive director at Clean Energy Canada, commented today on the swearing-in of B.C. Premier John Horgan and his Cabinet: QUOTES “I’m thrilled that B.C.’s new government is committed to cutting carbon pollution while investing in clean energy innovation and creating jobs throughout the province. “Clean economic growth can benefit all British Columbians, and…

VANCOUVER—Canadian mines could help power the transition to clean energy, sparking new economic development in the process, a new report from Clean Energy Canada finds. Growth in clean energy is driving significant demand for the metals and mineral products used to manufacture technologies like solar panels, wind turbines, LED lighting and electric cars, creating an…

City of Vancouver and Clean Energy Canada unveil ‘Solar Now’ demonstration project VANCOUVER—This morning the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Park Board and Clean Energy Canada marked the summer solstice by launching Solar Now, a renewable energy demonstration project. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, Park Board Chair Michael Wiebe and Merran Smith from Clean Energy Canada, unveiled a new solar panel installation at…

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