• Imagine Travelling Across the Prairies on a High-Speed Train Read More
  • NFL Eagles fly on 100% renewable energy Read More
  • Vitoria-Gasteiz: Spain’s green capital is made for walking Read More
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  • Too often are businesses left scratching their heads when it comes to future-proofing. There are plenty of things to consider in terms of future evolutions and exponential growth – and there are plenty of ways to ensure it. Make sure you’re not lagging behind and instead are cementing yourself as a frontrunner in the market.
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  • We have a huge Environmental challenge that is not going away. Pull into any harbour or marina in the country and you will see the same thing; plastic bottles, lids, bags, wrappings and even cigarette butts. Sometimes one or two pieces floating in the water, other times it’s a collection of floating garbage. Take a stroll on a beach or a hiking trail and you will see it there too.
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  • At 177 years-old Simons may be one of the oldest retailers in Canada, but its new Edmonton store has the largest solar system in the city. Standing on top of the new Simons at Londonderry Mall I am surrounded by a sea of 996 solar modules and below in the parking lot I have a birds-eye view of 720 more solar modules on two solar car ports. The solar system is 636 kilowatts, the largest in Edmonton and enough to provide Simons new 90,000 square foot store with half of it’s electricity.
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  • When the 70,000 fans of the Philadelphia Eagles fill the stands to cheer for their NFL team they do it at Lincoln Financial Field a stadium powered by 100 per cent renewable energy. Even more impressive, 40 per cent of the electricity used in the stadium comes from 11,000 solar modules and 14 wind turbines mounted right on the stadium.
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  • Green Business Canada welcomes Siddha Mahajan Lavania as our new Asia Editor and correspondent. A clean energy technology and policy professional, she is going to introduce us to the evolving clean green business and lifestyle from this region of the world that majority would not get to experience.
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  • Imagine getting from Edmonton to Calgary within 90 minutes and for less than $100 or Saskatoon to Winnipeg or Regina to Calgary; we see a network connecting Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, and Winnipeg. Now imagine you’re sitting back and watching the scenery with a glass of wine and a buttery, flaky croissant in your hands while someone else drives at 300 KMH. This reality is much closer than you may think.
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  • The decision made by the City of Montreal to dump an estimated 8 billion litres of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River during the late autumn of 2015 was, to say the least, unsettling.
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  • Joni Mitchell, David Byrne, k.d. lang, Joan Armatrading, Passenger, Michael Franti, Blue Rodeo, John Hiatt, Elvis Costello—after attending the Edmonton Folk Music Festival for 22 years, I have seen more cool music there than I have elsewhere in my entire life. It’s not the place I was expecting to find an innovative story about energy efficiency.
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  • Before launching Green Business Canada, I spent so much time in the deep-fried chicken business; the lesson I learned was that you cannot make chicken salad from chicken-shit.
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  • Life may be a carnival, but at Sustainival you can’t “walk on water, drown in the sand or buy a watch real cheap,” as the song goes, but you can take the Green Beast challenge, learn about climate change, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
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  • Until quite recently net-zero homes were pioneered mostly by an early adopter group of passionate, mission driven home builders pursuing the holy grail of a self sufficient home that produces all of its own energy.
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  • Until quite recently net-zero homes were pioneered mostly by an early adopter group of passionate, mission driven home builders pursuing the holy grail of a self sufficient home that produces all of its own energy.
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  • Earthship living in a cold Canadian winter

    How does it hold up? Read More
  • Prince Edward Island rocks wind power

    This Maritime province replaced expensive diesel power with the highest proportion of wind power in North America Read More
  • Saskatchewan solar co-operative brings power to the people

    Sharing profits and power, the co-op model democratizes energy Read More
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  • "It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit."
    ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  • “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ”
    ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • "Sustainability is about ecology, economy and equity."
    ~ Ralph Bicknese
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