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VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s announcement on new funding for energy efficiency and climate action: “The cheapest kind of energy is the energy we don’t use, so investing in energy efficiency just makes sense. If you can get the same…

  VICTORIA—The global shift to electric cars is well underway, bringing with it big changes for drivers, industries and governments around the world. But as our peers accelerate, Canada is coasting—on both policy and per-capita sales. In 2016, just 0.6 per cent of car sales in Canada were for electric vehicles, well behind the U.S.,…

VANCOUVER—Environment and Climate Change Canada today released its Clean Fuel Standard Regulatory Framework. Jeremy Moorhouse, senior analyst at Clean Energy Canada, said the following in response: “The Clean Fuel Standard is one of Canada’s most important climate change policies, cutting more carbon pollution than any other measure in the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and…

EDMONTON — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the first round results of Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program: “These results were literally record-breaking—the lowest wind power prices in Canadian history. It just goes to show that when you combine a great renewable energy resource, steadily falling technology…

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. government’s decision to complete the Site C dam: “This decision was clearly difficult for Premier Horgan and his government, and hopefully no future government finds itself in a situation like this. “The priority now must be…

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to Saskatchewan’s Climate Change Strategy: “The government of Saskatchewan continues to drag its heels on delivering policies to cut carbon pollution, instead opting for political grandstanding.” “The province’s newly announced strategy is short on details and further delays any…

Manitoba throne speech - Nov. 2016

VANCOUVER—Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the Manitoba government’s Climate and Green Plan: “Manitoba’s plan gets the basics right: a price on carbon pollution, capitalizing on clean energy and efficiency, and focusing on the economic opportunity that can accompany these efforts. There are many details to…

TORONTO—Sarah Petrevan, senior policy advisor for Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the release of Ontario’s 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan: “Ontario’s long-term energy plan provides more direction than details, but it stays the course in building a modern, affordable and flexible energy system. “The plan reflects some key changes ahead in the…

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