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  • CME SMART Green Program – Enhancements Made in 2017

    Full details about SMART Green Program can be found by clicking here . *********************************************************************************************************************** The Ontario Energy Board approved an increase in natural gas prices effective January 1, 2017, of 3.3 cents per cubic meter (or about 20%), for facilities too small to participate in Ontario’s Cap & Trade program. This may have a large negative […]

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  • Amendments made to Water Sustainability Act Regulations in British Columbia

    As per the Government of British Columbia: Minor amendments are being made to two regulations under the Water Sustainability Act to support existing groundwater users and clarify requirements for authorizing water use. Read full article here

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  • NRCan Energy Efficiency Program Cost-Shared Assistance

    Natural Resources Canada has funding available to help companies with energy management related projects and studies. We offer up to 50% of eligible projects costs to a maximum of $40K for items such as consulting fees, training and salaries. Our programs are stackable with funding from other sources including provincial governments, municipalities and utilities. For […]

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  • ENERGY STAR for Industry Program

    ENERGY STAR for Industry program is delivered by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and recognizes verifiable energy achievements. Participation in the program demonstrates the willingness of Canadian businesses and organizations to drive the transition to a low-carbon, clean-growth economy. There are two components to the program: ENERGY STAR […]

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  • “Let’s Talk Transportation of Dangerous Goods”

    As per the Government of Canada there is a White Paper published with respect to: Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations The transportation of dangerous goods connects Canadians with the high value goods they use every day. From the gasoline in your car to the pharmaceuticals that keep you healthy, dangerous […]

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  • Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs)

    As per the Government of Canada (2007), “Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) are a class of the broader group of compounds known as alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEs). NPEs are high-volume chemicals that have been used for more than 40 years as detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents and dispersing agents. Nonylphenol polyethoxylate-containing products are used in many sectors, including textile […]

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  • Chris Ballard Ontario’s New Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

    As per the Media Release by MOECC July 31, 2017, Glen Murray Minister of Environment and Climate Change resigns his position and Chris Ballard appointed. Read full article here. Full list of cabinet members here.

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  • Waste Free Ontario & Building A Circular Economy

    As a result of the statistics that Ontario continues to generate more and more waste each year (Ontario Government, 2017), the Minister of the Environment has introduced a Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario Building the Circular Economy (Ontario Government, 2017).    A Circular Economy approach aims to look at ‘material streams’ throughout their life cycle and identify ways to […]

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