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Partners for Climate Protection

Milestone 5 Success Stories 2014

Learn how a growing number of Canadian municipalities are taking action to reduce GHGs at the local level, improve quality of life for their communities, and build a more sustainable future.


  • City of Surrey

    City of Surrey

    Since joining the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program in 1996, the City of Surrey has made steady progress in lightening its carbon footprint.
  • City of Fredericton

    City of Fredericton

    After joining the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program in 2001, the City of Fredericton, NB, began implementing plans to reduce corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under its First to Kyoto initiative.
  • City of Edmonton

    City of Edmonton

    As a founding member of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program and one of the first two municipalities to complete all five milestones for corporate GHG emissions, the City of Edmonton has demonstrated its dedication to climate action.
  • City of Calgary

    City of Calgary

    As the first municipality in Canada to achieve Milestone 5 for corporate GHG emissions, the City of Calgary has made great strides in meeting the challenges of climate change.
  • Region of Waterloo

    Region of Waterloo

    In 2009, Waterloo's regional council adopted its first Environmental Sustainable Strategy, committing the region to integrating sustainability into its decision-making processes.
  • City of Nelson

    City of Nelson

    Since adopting its corporate GHG reduction plan in 2010, the City of Nelson has undertaken full and partial building retrofits, green fleet initiatives, and staff and stakeholder engagement workshops.
  • City of Bathurst

    City of Bathurst

    The City of Bathurst leveraged its long-standing partnership with non-profit organization Bathurst Sustainable Development (BSD) to move its environmental goals forward.
  • City of Yellowknife

    City of Yellowknife

    Unlike provinces in southern Canada, the northern territories spend proportionately more on heating to cope with a demanding climate.
  • City of Hamilton

    City of Hamilton

    As a city with an extensive industrial base, it's not surprising that Hamilton's commitment to action on climate change has been driven by air quality. Hamilton's early air quality and climate change plans were supported by FCM's Green Municipal Fund (GMF 3894). 
  • City of Guelph

    City of Guelph

    In 2005, the Government of Ontario released the Places to Grow Act, allowing it to designate geographic regions that need further development to accommodate projected population growth.
Page Updated: 10/02/2015