Author: Clean Energy Canada

B.C. budget lays foundation for clean energy transition

B.C. budget lays foundation for clean energy transition

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to B.C.’s 2018 budget: “Budgets are an opportunity to put your money where your...

Progress toward a cleaner power grid in Canada

Progress toward a cleaner power grid in Canada

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s announcement regarding electricity regulations and a just...

On climate, it’s about time B.C. got back on track

On climate, it’s about time B.C. got back on track

VICTORIA — Merran Smith, executive director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to British Columbia’s throne speech: “If there was one line that stood out for me...

How Canada is subtly shifting its economy for the future

How Canada is subtly shifting its economy for the future

The headlines today are full of stories on the North American Free Trade Agreement, and rightly so. But while NAFTA rules the front pages, other economic policies in Canada are taking shape in the...

With or without Site C, the future of B.C. is electric

With or without Site C, the future of B.C. is electric

We’ve reached peak Site C. You can’t turn on the TV, open a newspaper or scroll through Twitter without hearing about B.C.’s multi-billion-dollar Site C mega-dam. And depending on the day...

Saskatchewan Climate Plan Lacks Substance

Saskatchewan Climate Plan Lacks Substance

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to Saskatchewan’s Climate Change Strategy: “The government of Saskatchewan...

It’s time Canada got serious about electric cars

It’s time Canada got serious about electric cars

Not long ago, electric cars were curiosities — auto show novelties, toys for the rich, outliers in oil-demand forecasts. But like the iPhone, Netflix and other history-bending innovations, electric...

Infographic: How the Clean Fuel Standard could work

Infographic: How the Clean Fuel Standard could work

1. The federal government is developing a Clean Fuel Standard. In short: it will make the fuels that heat our homes and power our cars cleaner. It’s also the single biggest carbon-fighting policy...