Canadian News

Financing tools for energy efficiency in the building sector (publication)

Pembina - February 13, 2019 - 2:06pm

We believe that important economic productivity gains can be achieved through energy efficiency and fuel switching in the building sector, and that this should be supported in Budget 2019.

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Off-Diesel Initiative will bring new energy opportunities to remote and Indigenous communities (media release)

Pembina - February 13, 2019 - 12:17pm

“We are pleased to support this three-year, $20 million program that will see up to 15 remote Indigenous communities across Canada receive funding, training and mentorship to build capacity amongst their citizens and in their communities as they transition away from diesel dependency.”

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B.C. must back up CleanBC vision with budget (media release)

Pembina - February 12, 2019 - 6:11pm

We are looking for a budget that supports full implementation of CleanBC, including significant investments in building the clean economy.

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Three checkpoints on B.C.’s climate marathon in 2019

Pembina - February 11, 2019 - 2:28pm

To grow a prosperous, clean economy in B.C., all sectors must do their fair share.

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$3.3m grant for Fort Chipewyan will lead to Canada’s biggest remote solar project (media release)

Pembina - February 7, 2019 - 6:25pm

Pembina Institute reacts to the Government of Alberta’s investment to reduce Fort Chipewyan’s reliance on imported diesel for heat and power

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The Way to GO (publication)

Pembina - February 6, 2019 - 12:30pm
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Toronto Real Estate Board Economic Summit

Pembina - February 5, 2019 - 2:49pm

Carolyn Kim, Director of City Building at the Pembina Institute will present research entitled "The Way To GO: Effects of transit-supportive development on housing & transportation costs in the GTHA".

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Redwater decision reassuring, but we aren’t out of the woods (media release)

Pembina - January 31, 2019 - 9:32am

The Supreme Court of Canada has prioritized paying clean up costs before creditors when extractive companies go bankrupt.

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Modernizing Urban Freight Deliveries (publication)

Pembina - January 29, 2019 - 10:17am

Last-mile deliveries are being disrupted by e-commerce expansion, customer demands for faster delivery, population growth, rising urban land costs, and increasing congestion.

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Remote communities meet renewable energy solutions (blog)

Pembina - January 28, 2019 - 4:44pm

There are many successful examples of renewable energy sources being integrated in remote communities to create hybrid microgrids — and the list continues to grow as projects demonstrate they reduce operating costs, carbon pollution, and reliance on imported diesel fuel.

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Saskatchewan methane regulations miss the mark (media release)

Pembina - January 23, 2019 - 6:30pm

Saskatchewan has missed a cost-effective opportunity to reduce potent emissions while conserving a useful resource – natural gas – and chosen a results-based regulatory approach that is completely out of line with best practices for managing methane emissions.

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The True Cost of Energy in Remote Communities (publication)

Pembina - January 23, 2019 - 3:51pm

This backgrounder breaks down some common fuel cost terms that are important for conversations around transitioning remote communities away from diesel.

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Clean Future Forum

Pembina - January 21, 2019 - 9:07pm

The Pembina Institute’s Clean Future Forum will bring leaders from the business, government, and non-profit sectors together to craft a bold vision for B.C.’s low-carbon future.

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Addressing potential changes to Ontario's land-use policies (publication)

Pembina - January 20, 2019 - 4:31pm

The Pembina Institute welcomes the opportunity to share our views on the government’s proposed Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018, a new regulation under the Planning Act to create a new economic development tool, and a new open-for-business planning bylaw tool.

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