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Canada can take clean stimulus lessons from Obama

“This is a meaningful, shovel-ready project that will create jobs for local workers.” This 2009 quote, from then-prime minister Stephen Harper announcing federal stimulus dollars for a...

How Canada can “build back better”

Canadian governments have been, quite rightly, focused on delivering relief to those Canadians and businesses that are suffering from the economic impacts of COVID-19. But the conversation is...

It’s time Canada caught the electric bus

First, the good news. Globally, electric buses displaced an estimated 270,000 barrels of diesel per day last year, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance study. That’s a real—and...

Let’s come out of COVID-19 with a new economy

For those who grew up in the ’80s, the three Rs — reduce, reuse and recycle — are seared into our brains. Grocery stores suddenly had bulk bins to reduce wasteful packaging. Arts and crafts...

An open letter from Canada’s clean energy sector

April 3, 2020 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, As the Government of Canada develops and deploys its response to the unprecedented impact COVID-19 is having on our health and economy, we offer your...

For most Canadians, carbon pricing is a money-saver

OTTAWA — Sarah Petrevan, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement regarding the annual increase to the federal price on pollution: “Let’s be crystal clear:...