Modern Niagara has converted the AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex in Ottawa, Ont., into the first Zero Carbon Building – Performance Standard certified arena by the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Zero Carbon Building Program.
Efficiency Capital’s comprehensive efficiency retrofit project at multiple WoodGreen Community Housing buildings is the first project in Canada to achieve the Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification, awarded by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI Canada).
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), along with 14 other design and construction stakeholders, has committed to building a climate-resilient Ontario by joining Workforce 2030, a new coalition led by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) released a new report, Canada’s Green Building Engine: Market Impact and Opportunities in a Critical Decade, which shows the potential of a green recovery that prioritizes green building.
The Wedge, a new residential tower in downtown Victoria, B.C., has commenced construction. The $50-million development seeks to deliver artful, award-winning architecture, tailor-made for its location. The Wedge was inspired by the natural beauty of Vancouver Island.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced $10 billion in new major infrastructure initiatives to create jobs and economic growth. The Canada Infrastructure Bank’s (CIB’s) Growth Plan will help Canadians get back to work and is expected to create approximately 60,000 jobs across the country.
Samantha Menard, manager with EQ Building Performance’s energy team, is the recipient of the 2020 Emerging Green Leader Award from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). The Emerging Green Leader Award recognizes a deserving student or young professional who has made a significant contribution to advocating, educating, or practicing green building, and community development.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced the winners of its 2020 Leadership and Green Building Excellence Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding industry leadership and have made significant contributions to the council’s mission to advance green building in Canada.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has launched a new initiative designed to rally support for an economic recovery that includes green building initiatives. Real Property Association of Canada (REALPAC), Canadian Urban Institute, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), and more have lent their support to encourage government decision-makers to direct stimulus spending toward green building projects.