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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


Filing your taxes? Don’t forget $234 for Big Oil

Feb 14, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Last year, every Canadian household contributed $234* from their taxes to oil and gas companies. And that’s what will happen again if the government keeps…Read More


Did the federal government get its carbon pricing bill right?

Feb 14, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Last month the federal government released its draft bill to put a price on carbon across Canada. It’s great that polluters will now have…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


The good, (the so-so), the bad and the ugly: Canada’s proposed overhaul of environmental laws and energy project reviews

Feb 09, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Yesterday, the federal government introduced Bill C-69, its much-anticipated legislation to overhaul the laws that guide environmental assessments and energy project reviews in Canada,…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


Polar vortex is another sign of erratic weather fuelled by climate change

Jan 09, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

I’m the kind of guy that likes winter, but I must admit that the last couple weeks were unusually frigid. Recently, prominent politicians and…Read More


Why we all need to be included in the discussion to successfully tackle climate change in Ontario

Jan 08, 2018 by Daniella Niddery (Engagement Coordinator)

Categories: Climate Change, Engagement

As Canadians, we often joke about how extreme our weather can get from one day to the next. When it is -25 C out…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


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