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Ask an Expert: everything you’ve ever wanted to know about home energy audits

Feb 16, 2018 by Rachel Kitchin (Digital Engagement Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

We chatted to Registered Energy Advisor Violet Kopperson from Windfall Ecology Centre in Aurora, ON.  Violet has been an energy advisor for several years…Read More


7 key questions answered about home energy retrofits

Feb 13, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Is it time to get your home in shape with a home energy retrofit? Have you been thinking about how to cozy up your…Read More


Ontario gets a solid B+ on its 2017 climate report card

Jan 31, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

    Ontario has taken ambitious action in the past year to price carbon through a cap-and-trade system and implement a wealth of new…Read More


Filling the hole in your house you didn’t know was there

Dec 21, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy

This is a guest blog by Brad Cundiff, environmental writer Did you know the energy your home loses everyday is the equivalent of having a…Read More


Announcing the winner of the MEC bike giveaway contest!

Dec 18, 2017 by Rachel Kitchin (Digital Engagement Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Donnah from Belleville, ON, was the lucky winner of our MEC bike giveaway back in September.  Congratulations, Donnah!   Like many of us,…Read More


How to reduce your home carbon footprint and stop money from flying out the window

Dec 13, 2017 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Now that winter is here, are you feeling the drafts whistling through your doors and windows? You can do more than throw on…Read More


Hey Canada! Stop giving public money to oil and gas companies

Dec 12, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Taking with one hand and giving back with the other. That is increasingly the situation in Canada, where governments are trying to address carbon…Read More


Ontario’s carbon market holds strong in uncertain times

Dec 07, 2017 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Adding to three consecutive cap-and-trade auctions that sold out this year and raised $1.5 billion in revenue for climate action, Ontario’s carbon market…Read More


Guelph hockey fans at electric car show find the future is closer than they think

Dec 06, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

– Guest blog by Brad Cundiff, environmental writer   First they came in ones and twos.  Then whole families, groups of raucous young guys, kids…Read More


Not Your Average Eco-Gift Guide

Dec 05, 2017 by Rachel Kitchin (Digital Engagement Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Give gifts that will really help reduce your friends and family’s carbon footprint this holiday season.   Reusable water bottles, eco-shopping bags, and ethically…Read More


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