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Ontario Government Releases Climate Change Action Plan

This article was originally published by Sussex Strategy Group at http://sussex-strategy.com    Today, the Ontario government released the much anticipated Five-Year Climate Change Action Plan at an announcement that included Premier Wynne, Minister Murray, Minister Chiarelli, Minister Del Duca, and Minister Duguid.  It is a comprehensive approach to help business and individuals transition...
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Ten Years of Impact

The Mindscape Legacy By Derek Satnik   Reflections Mindscape was founded on Dec. 21, 2005, and this year marks our 10th anniversary. Anniversaries offer a special opportunity to sit back and take stock of the successes and failures of the last chapter in your story, so we’ve been thinking a lot about the impact that Mindscape has had, and I’m grateful to say that it’s been...
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Trudeau Government- Changes in Energy Policies

By: Sussex Strategy Group During the recent election campaign Prime Minister Trudeau created a clear differentiation between himself and former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, particularly when he committed to a significant set of policies that focused on clean, green, and renewable energy. For provinces that are already heavily invested in these areas, it is validation of their approach by the...
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Canadian Energy Strategy 2015

By: Sussex Strategy Group  Yesterday near the closing of the Council of the Federation, the annual meeting of provincial and territorial leaders from across Canada, the premier’s released the long-awaited Canadian Energy Strategy.  The Strategy is meant to provide “the foundation for provinces and territories to work together on energy priorities and the shared goals of ensuring Canada is a...
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Economics, Energy, and Better Communities

Wow, Do We Think Differently By Derek Satnik: I’ve had the distinct pleasure of attending two particular events over the last week: (1) a forum hosted by QUEST Canada focussing on Smart Energy Communities, and (2) the Toronto Global Forum, part of the International Economic Forum of the Americas.   Home Territory The first event was home territory for me, and inspiring as always. QUEST has...
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Drain Water Heat Recovery Mandatory for New Residential Construction in Manitoba

Re-post from the Province of Manitoba: http://news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.html?item=34851  An industry-leading initiative taken by the Province of Manitoba in updating its Building Code to make Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR) Technology mandatory in new residential construction starting in April 2016. The official news release is provided below:   MANITOBA APPROVES NEW MEASURES TO MAKE NEW...
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