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Cherise Burda, Ontario policy director of the Pembina Institute, has been named to Canada's 2014 Clean50 list, which recognizes Canadian leaders advancing sustainability and clean capitalism.

Cherise Burda, Ontario policy director at the Pembina Institute, comments on the the transit investment strategy announced by Metrolinx.

Cherise Burda, Ontario policy director at the Pembina Institute, comments on the release of the 2013 Ontario provincial budget.

April 24, 2013

Commuters turning to zombies throughout Toronto region: video

Experts fear congestion could lead to full-scale “gridlockalypse”

Video footage released today by the Pembina Institute suggests there are zombies commuting in the greater Toronto region. The video shows the zombies waiting for the bus for up to 45 minutes in communities underserved by transit, while others appear to be trapped in gridlock on the region’s congested highways.

Cherise Burda, Ontario policy director at the Pembina Institute, commented on the results from the City of Toronto’s public consultation process on transportation issues.

Statement by the Pembina Institute on the 2013 federal budget.

Cherise Burda, Ontario policy director at the Pembina Institute, comments on the release of the Toronto Region Board of Trade’s funding recommendations for Metrolinx’s the Big Move regional transit plan.

March 7, 2013

Groups team up for a better future

Urge would-be provincial leaders to recommit to B.C. climate leadership

British Columbia’s next government can help secure a better future by reforming the carbon tax and investing a portion of the resulting revenue in energy efficiency, innovation, public transit, and other community solutions to climate change.

P.J. Partington, climate policy analyst with the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s announcement today of final regulations for heavy-duty vehicles.

Jan. 22, 2013

Report shows federal policy, access to capital major barriers to Canadian clean energy industry

New Pembina Institute analysis includes detailed interviews with more than 20 leading clean energy entrepreneurs, corporate executives, investors and academics.

Canada’s clean technology sector is a major driver of job growth and innovation, and could be worth $60 billion by 2020 barring current federal policy and financing barriers, says a new report by the Pembina Institute.

Canadian commuters can save time and money while reducing their environmental impact and cutting climate change pollution by making simple changes to their driving habits, according to a new study released today by the Pembina Institute.

A comprehensive study released today outlines key policies that would help improve the livability of Ontario’s communities and reduce sprawl and traffic congestion.

July 16, 2012

Location Matters: Redefining living in the suburbs and the city

RBC/Pembina Institute study shows affordability and easy access to transit, work and services are a high priority in GTA neighbourhoods

The majority of Greater Toronto Area residents would prefer to live in a walkable and transit-accessible neighbourhood in the suburbs or the city that would better suit their day-to-day life, according to an RBC-Pembina Institute study.

This week marks the launch of a new multimedia series, Green Energy Futures. With 80 episodes planned over the next two years, this multimedia web channel is designed to help Canadians understand and embrace clean energy.

Drivers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are willing to pay for alternatives to commuting on congested roads five days a week, according to a new transportation study released by the Pembina Institute.

The study includes a survey of drivers in the GTA who face a daily commute of at least 30 minutes each way. The detailed online survey, conducted by Environics, found strong support among drivers for alternatives to the daily commute, such as expanding rapid transit to suburban communities.

A coalition of academics, decision makers, community action groups and city planners is preparing for one of the largest public forums on transportation in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), designed to engage citizens and stakeholders on new solutions to address debilitating transportation problems.

The two-part forum, Toronto Talks Mobility, kicks off with a public event the evening of November 9 at Toronto City Hall Chambers, and continues with a full day of discussion and action planning at the Artscape Wychwood Barns on November 10.

A detailed platform analysis released today by the Pembina Institute compares the commitments the Ontario Liberal, NDP and Progressive Conservative parties have made on a range of sustainable energy priorities.

The analysis looks at where the parties stand on issues such as investing in renewable power generation, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, creating incentives for energy conservation and expanding transit systems.

Cherise Burda, Ontario Policy Director at the Pembina Institute, comments on the release of the Ontario Liberal Party's platform.

The Pembina Institute calls on the next Ontario Premier to hit the brakes on supporting Mayor Ford's 'gravy-train'

Cherise Burda, Ontario policy director for the Pembina Institute, responds to the Ontario government's announcement of support to kick-start the installation of electric car charging stations.

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