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Heat from Wastewater Treatment to Fuel Cogswell District

Nova Scotia Summary The province is investing more than $4.6 million for an energy system to supply heating, cooling and hot water for the new Cogswell District redevelopment area in downtown Halifax. The system, the first in eastern Canada, will supply renewable energy generated by...


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Natural gas cogeneration facility now operational at Edmonton Airport

International Airport Review Summary Edmonton International Airport ( YEG ) is continuing its commitment to environmental sustainability by powering up a new natural gas cogeneration facility that will significantly lower carbon emissions and reduce costs. Construction of the new facility...


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Canada to Invest $797 Million in Race to Carbon Neutrality

Courthouse News Service Summary Canada is making a big push to achieve its commitment of becoming carbon neutral by 2050, beginning with a new $797 million clean energy investment over the next four years. Though not everyone is convinced the government is committing the resources necessary...


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Canada funds 8 bioenergy projects

Biomass Summary The Canadian government in mid-April announced an C$8.4 million investment in nine community-led Indigenous clean energy projects across British Columbia. Eight of those projects focus on the use of biomass and bioenergy. All nine projects were funded through Natural...


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World’s largest wastewater energy transfer project to supply renewable energy to Toronto Western Hospital

Noventa Summary Today, Noventa Energy Partners ( Noventa ) has announced the delivery of the world’s largest raw wastewater energy transfer project at Toronto Western Hospital. The $38 million project, funded in part by the Government of Canada and financed by Vancity Community Investment...


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IDEA, Enwave Advocate for District Energy in Review of Federal Carbon Pricing System in Canada

IDEA, Quest and Enwave Respond to ECCC re: District Energy's Inclusion in Output-based Pricing System (OBPS) Thank you for the opportunity to input into Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC’s) review of the federal carbon pricing backstop system, in particular the Output-based Pricing...


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The Supreme Court rules Canada’s carbon price is constitutional. It’s a big win for Justin Trudeau’s climate plan

Toronto Sun Summary The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday that the federal government has the power to impose a minimum carbon price across the country in the name of reducing greenhouse gas emissions “as a matter of national concern.” The decision is a victory for Prime Minister...


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Harnessing the Potential of Hamilton Industry’s Waste Heat

The Hamilton Spectator Summary Every day is a step closer to the end of a COVID-19 pandemic that has demonstrated a capacity among all levels of government to quickly develop policies and programs to address an evolving challenge. Once COVID-19 is behind us, we must marshal the same...


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McKenna Urges Engineers to Design to Support Feds’ Policy Goals

Daily Commercial News Summary Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna made it clear during a recent address to engineers that the government will be using a tightly focused policy lens when it spends on infrastructure in future. McKenna told members of the...


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Minister Mckenna Unveils Set-Aside Infrastructure Funds for COVID-19 Response

Sussex Press Release Summary In an interview Tuesday, May 12 with the Canadian Press, Infrastructure and Communities Minister Catherine McKenna provided an update on her efforts to flow infrastructure funding to provinces and territories and revealed that the federal government will allocate...