TORONTO, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Nine Canadians will walk the red carpet and vie for Canada's top prize in home energy efficiency solutions on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards.
Three winners of awards totalling $75,000 will be announced at the gala ceremony being held at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto from 6 to 9 p.m.
Media are invited to attend the gala, dinner will be provided.
|| Master of Ceremonies
Evan Soloman, Canadian writer, magazine published, television journalist,
host of CBC's Power & Politics
Valérie Bécaert, Executive Director, CIRAIG at Polytechnique Montréal
Tyler Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief & Associate Publisher, Corporate Knights
Thomas Mueller, Founding Director, Canada Green Building Council
Yves Perrier, journalist and sustainable building consultant
Ed Whittingham, Executive Director, Pembina Institute
Category: Business Leadership
Ecobee, Toronto, ON
Enerpro Systems Corp, North Vancouver, BC
Lanefab Design/Build, Vancouver, BC
|| Category: Innovators
CircuitMeter Inc., Ajax, ON
Quinzee, Toronto, ON
Toronto Atmospheric Fund, Toronto, ON
|| Category: Student Leadership
Benjamin Gillies, Winnipeg, MB
McGill University, Montréal, QC
Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC
|| Invited guests
Leaders in innovation, clean energy technology and finance
|| Scotiabank and Green Living roll out the red carpet for the 2013
Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards, which celebrates Canadian innovators in
home energy efficiency. Three winners, who will win awards totalling
$75,000, will be announced at a gala ceremony at the Art Gallery of
|| Thursday, June 6, 2013
Reception: 6 - 7 p.m.
Awards ceremony: 7:30 - 9 p.m.
|| Baillie Court
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario
|| Canadians are becoming more interested in saving on rising energy
costs and being conscious about the environment. The Scotiabank
Ecoliving Awards and EcoLiving program focus on helping Canadians
become more energy efficient in their own homes.
|Photo op:||Winners, finalists, judges|
About the Scotiabank EcoLiving Program
The Scotiabank EcoLiving Program launched in June 2010. The website, www.scotiabank.com/ecoliving, is a unique online consumer resource that provides home greening options together with government rebate and financial savings information all in one place - providing an easy-to-use resource for Canadians to learn about, plan and compare green home improvement options. The website includes project planning tools and a financial calculator to allow visitors to compare products and rebates, plan and finance their projects and see the savings that can result from each energy efficient renovation. The EcoLiving magazine is available twice yearly in Scotiabank branches and the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards recognize innovation in residential energy efficiency.
About Green Living Enterprises
Green Living Enterprises is Canada's leading cause-marketing agency focused on social and environmental program development. Our team is led by award-winning industry experts in the fields of brand and program development, custom content, advertising, marketing and communications, and event management. Green Living Enterprises also includes Greenlivingonline.com and The Green Living Show, Canada's largest consumer show, dedicated to easy and simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.
For further information:
Annette Borger, Green Living Enterprises, 416-988-7086, [email protected]
Nadine Jahangir, Scotiabank Media Communications, 416-933-2927, [email protected].