The Skeena Passive House, an 85 unit building in Vancouver, is Canada’s largest passive house.
The number of Passive House units in North America has quadrupled in the last year, from 500 to over 2,000 units, and a quarter of these are in Vancouver alone.
With Canada’s first credible national climate change plan within reach, now is not the time to be watering down core policies that would help reduce emissions.
93% of Canadians now live in provinces and territories that have implemented, or are in the process of implementing, carbon pricing.
Premier Brad Wall of Saskatchewan is injecting an appealing, yet dangerous, set of ideas into Canada’s climate change debate.
Energy efficiency retrofits to social housing save agencies thousands of dollars.
With the release of New Brunswick's new climate plan, 95 per cent of Canadians now live in provinces and territories that have implemented, or are in the process of implementing, carbon pricing.
Examples in British Columbia and Alberta could help Canada reach its 2030 and 2050 climate goals.
In Marrakech, Morocco, the government of B.C. receives the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Momentum for Change award for its revenue-neutral carbon tax (frozen in 2012).
The B.C. government’s long-awaited climate plan does not put B.C. on track to meet its legislated targets. However, it does include some promising commitments with respect to the building sector.
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