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Green Municipal Fund

Award Winners

See how our Sustainable Communities Awards winners are making sustainability a reality with innovative energy projects.

  • Small BC community gets big benefits from asset management

    Small BC community gets big benefits from asset management

    Starting from scratch, this small community adopted asset management practices that increase the village's sustainability and resilience.
  • 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Energy Plan

    2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Energy Plan

    With three cities and a regional government pulling together to address climate change, the Region of Waterloo is also boosting its clean technology and sustainable energy sectors. Supported by FCM's Green Municipal Fund.
  • 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Energy Program

    2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Energy Program

    Toronto's Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) and High-Rise Retrofit Improvement Support Program (Hi-RIS) provide low-interest, long-term loans to finance energy and water efficiency retrofits for private residential buildings.
  • Switch to biomass cuts costs and GHG emissions in Yellowknife

    Switch to biomass cuts costs and GHG emissions in Yellowknife

    A Biomass District Energy System in Yellowknife, NT, is leading the way to reduced heating costs and GHG emissions in Northern communities.
  • 2015 Energy Plan

    2015 Energy Plan

    The City of Surrey, BC, has developed a Community Climate Action Strategy (CCAS) designed to both mitigate and adapt to climate change. First is the Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP), Surrey's blueprint for actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve air quality and decrease energy consumption.
  • 2015 Energy Program

    2015 Energy Program

    Homeowners in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), NS, can take advantage of municipal financing through the Solar City program to install solar-powered water heating systems, lower their energy bills, and reduce water consumption. 
  • 2014 Energy

    2014 Energy

    The City of Guelph's Community Energy Initiative (CEI) is the implementation phase of its 25-year Community Energy Plan.
  • 2013 Energy Plans

    2013 Energy Plans

    The City of Kelowna developed a Community Climate Action Plan and a Corporate Energy and GHG Emissions Plan to reduce GHG emissions below 2007 levels.
  • 2013 Energy Projects — Co-winner 1

    2013 Energy Projects — Co-winner 1

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) has committed to being carbon-neutral by 2012 under BC's Climate Action Charter.
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