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April 21, 2014

CaGBC to provide free LEED registration and certification for commercial projects in disaster-hit cities

Following the Lac-Mégantic, Que. train derailment and the 2013 Calgary floods, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) will provide free LEED registration and certification for commercial projects in Lac-Mégantic and for homes in the Calgary region.

April 16, 2014

LEED-approved projects are booming in 2014

The Canada Green Building Council (CGBC) has announced that LEED projects in the country are off to a strong start in 2014, with 140 news certifications as of March 31, 2014.

April 14, 2014

Green bonds could be tax-free solution to transit funding

With the prospect of an election growing more likely every day, the minority Liberals’ spring budget may turn out to be more campaign platform than peace treaty.

April 8, 2014

Partnership targets affordable and sustainable housing

When Lafarge, the international cement and concrete giant, decided to build a duplex dwelling in Edmonton for Habitat for Humanity, there was quite a bit of comment among those who watch things like advances in “green” technologies.

March 6, 2014

LEED hits new heights in Canada during 2013

There were a total of 574 Canadian projects that received LEED certification in 2013, the highest in any prior years, according to the Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC).

February 11, 2014

Vistal II tower now certified LEED Gold

The Vistal II tower located on Montreal’s Nun’s Island has been certified LEED Gold by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). The adjacent Vistal I tower was certified the same certification in 2011.

February 7, 2014

50,000th LEED-certified green housing unit hit

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the 50,000th LEED-certified green housing unit has been reached.

February 7, 2014

LEED v4 set to push green building higher

The introduction of LEED v4 will take green building to the next level, announced the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).

January 29, 2014

EDC issues its first Green Bond

Export Development Canada (EDC) has priced its first Green Bond in the principal amount of US$300 million, reflecting EDC’s commitment to the environmental aspects of its Corporate Social Responsibility principles.

January 27, 2014

Graduate diploma in green energy for engineering students

The University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering is launching a graduate diploma in green energy to provide professional development for working engineers through real-time online learning.

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