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Apr 11, 2015, 11:15 ET Thousands unite in Quebec to demand Canada's premiers say no to tar sands expansion and yes to climate action

QUEBEC CITY, April 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Thousands of people united today in the streets of Quebec City as part of the Act on Climate march to demand Canada's political leaders act swiftly and smartly on...


Jan 29, 2015, 17:17 ET Canadian Tire Makes Stores More Sustainable Through Energy-Saving Features and Solar Panels

New store in Kemptville, Ontario is 75% more efficient than those built in 2010 Rooftop solar installations on 40 Ontario stores to be completed by end of 2013 TORONTO, July 21, 2011 /CNW/ - The...


Oct 04, 2012, 10:57 ET Reversal of Line 9 between Westover and Montreal - Équiterre reveals Enbridge's true intentions

MONTREAL, Oct. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Équiterre released information showing that Enbridge is hiding its true intentions for the reversal of Pipeline 9 between Westover, Ontario and Montreal from...


Sep 06, 2012, 08:00 ET Inolex Launches New, Natural Emollients for Personal Care Made with BioAmber Succinic Acid

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Sept. 6, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Inolex, a leader in the development of innovative ingredients for the personal care and cosmetics industries has launched a new range of 100% natural and ...


Jul 13, 2012, 11:18 ET Toronto Hydro and the Clean Air Commute

TORONTO, July 13, 2012 /CNW/ - How many Toronto Hydro employees fit in an electric vehicle? The utility participated in Pollution Probe's 2012 Clean Air Commute from June 18 - 24. Over 180 eager...


May 24, 2012, 19:52 ET Decision to end AirCare by 2014 short-sighted, means more pollution and less jobs

VANCOUVER, May 24, 2012 /CNW/ - The decision to scrap AirCare emissions testing for passenger vehicles in 2014 is short sighted, and will mean more pollution, more health problems and a loss of jobs...


May 23, 2012, 18:30 ET Klahoose First Nation and Alterra Power Sign Agreement for Upper Toba Project

TSX : AXY VANCOUVER, May 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) and the Klahoose First Nation are pleased to announce that they have signed a Resource Development Agreement (RDA),...


May 23, 2012, 10:00 ET Union Gas investment in Waterloo office demonstrates commitment to environmental conservation

LEED refurbishment used sustainable design, construction, operations practices WATERLOO, ON, May 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Union Gas today celebrated the official opening of its newly-renovated Waterloo...


May 22, 2012, 09:30 ET Veridian benefiting from Legend Power's automatic voltage regulator

Harmonizer-AVR playing key role in helping utility lower its electricity consumption, reduce greenhouse gases and trim operating costs AJAX, ON, May 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Veridian Connections (Veridian)...


May 19, 2012, 17:48 ET Home Hardware and Tree Canada Re-beautify Goderich

Goderich Tornado ReLeaf Program replaces trees destroyed by tornado GODERICH, ON, May 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Home Hardware Stores Limited and Tree Canada came together today to re-beautify an area of...


May 18, 2012, 11:59 ET Alterra Power Acquires Wind Development Assets in British Columbia

TSX : AXY VANCOUVER, May 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a portfolio of wind development assets at four sites...


May 15, 2012, 12:40 ET Government of British Columbia Announces $62 Million Incentive Program to Promote Adoption of Natural Gas Vehicles in the Province

~Program Expects to Incentivise Purchase of over 1,000 Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Trucks and Related Infrastructure~ VANCOUVER, May 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines today announced...


May 15, 2012, 06:59 ET IKEA Canada co-workers roll up their sleeves and grab a shovel for the 16th annual "Pick a Tree, Plant a Tree" event with Tree Canada

BURLINGTON, ON, May 15, 2012 /CNW/ - On the heels of being named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for a fourth year in a row, IKEA co-workers will join Tree Canada from today to plant trees and...


May 14, 2012, 19:42 ET Alterra Power Announces Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012

(under IFRS and all amounts in US dollars unless otherwise stated) VANCOUVER, May 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) ("the Company") today provided an update on its operations and...


May 08, 2012, 09:45 ET Journalists' green cars bringing fuel efficient technologies to your community

AJAC Brighton-to-London EcoRun BRIGHTON, ON, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Gas prices are on the rise and there IS something that consumers can do about it. In fact, the auto industry offers a broad range of...


May 08, 2012, 06:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media invitation - André Navarri, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Transportation, speaking at the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal/

Facing the challenge of sustainable mobility worldwide MONTREAL, May 7, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal invites media representatives to its Hot Issues@Lunch event on...


May 07, 2012, 16:41 ET Shell and Canadian Geographic announce winners of national classroom energy efficiency challenge

CALGARY, May 7, 2012 /CNW/ - For the past two months over 11,000 students across Canada competed to win prizes by participating in the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (CEDC), a curriculum-based...


May 07, 2012, 10:37 ET Hydro-Québec presents the tenth edition of its Sustainability Report

MONTREAL, May 7, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Hydro-Québec is proud to present its Sustainability Report 2011, which highlights the company's many initiatives in the area of sustainable development. This year ...


May 07, 2012, 10:30 ET Media invitation - André Navarri, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Transportation, speaking at the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

Facing the challenge of sustainable mobility worldwide MONTREAL, May 7, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal invites media representatives to its Hot Issues@Lunch event on...


May 07, 2012, 08:30 ET Xebec Successfully Completes Phase Testing for Removal of High Nitrogen and Oxygen levels from Landfill and Waste Water treatment Gas

BLAINVILLE, QC, May 7, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Xebec Adsorption Inc. (TSX: XBC) ("Xebec"), a provider of biogas upgrading, natural gas and hydrogen purification solutions for the clean energy market,...


May 07, 2012, 08:00 ET Toronto's Dimpflmeier Bakery Receives Sustainable Business Practice Award

TORONTO, May 7, 2012 /CNW/ - On May 1st Dimpflmeier Bakery was awarded The Sustainable Business Practice in Canada's Food Industry 2012 Award (SBPCFI). Since 2003, the bakery, that has national...


May 06, 2012, 06:00 ET Environmental groups launch major campaign to defend nature and democracy

Black Out Speak Out groups will darken websites nationwide in protest against efforts to silence Canadians TORONTO, May 6, 2012 /CNW/ - The federal government's attack on nature and democracy means...


May 05, 2012, 16:47 ET CAA South Central Ontario, Trees Ontario, Planting Partners and Volunteers Dig In to Re-Green the Province

Annual Community Planting Weekend Supports Local Greening Efforts TORONTO, May 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Trees Ontario, CAA South Central Ontario and planting partners, kicked off the spring planting season...


May 04, 2012, 17:43 ET Ontario Expanding Electric Vehicle Use

Request for Information Issued TORONTO, May 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Transportation released a request for information (RFI) that will help Ontario develop a...


May 04, 2012, 14:21 ET Holcim Canada partners with neighbours and community to celebrate 43rd annual Earth Week

TORONTO, May 4, 2012 /CNW/ - As an annual tradition, Holcim Canada once again rallied its employees, community partners and neighbours to celebrate Earth Week this year by undertaking activities to...