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April 24, 2018  

UBC study looks to strengthen rammed earth construction

Compressed soil, or rammed earth, is the focus of

April 10, 2018  

Nova Scotia’s CarbonCure Technologies named finalist in $20M competition

Nova Scotia-based CarbonCure Technologies has been named one of

March 27, 2018  

Quebec funds green infrastructure projects in Montreal

The Quebec government will provide $20.5 million in funding

March 13, 2018  

From the editor: Hurray for the red, white… and green

As a I dragged my butt out of bed

February 14, 2018  

Ontario homebuilder to construct Canada’s first net-zero office building

Markham, Ont.-based Howland Green Homes announced plans to construct

January 11, 2018  

Low carbon fuel study to be conducted at Lafarge Canada cement plant

A $1 million study on the environmental benefits of

January 9, 2018  

EllisDon in partnership with U of T acquires $2.4M in funding for Carbon Accounting Tool

EllisDon, in partnership with the University of Toronto, has

December 14, 2017  

2018 forecast: green infrastructure sprouting up

With scientists forecasting increasingly turbulent weather, builders developers and

November 29, 2017  

Lafarge files application for industrial approval

Lafarge Canada Inc. has filed an application for an

November 21, 2017  

Bauma selects Canada as official partner country for 2019 show

Bauma, the world’s largest trade show for the international

October 31, 2017  

CaGBC helps kickstart Canada’s low-carbon economy with opening of Zero Carbon Building Program registration

OTTAWA, ON – Today, the Canada Green Building Council

September 28, 2017  

Lethbridge College opens Trades Innovation Centre

TORONTO – A greatly expanded trades and technologies centre

September 27, 2017  

CaGBC announces Greenest School in Canada winner

Ottawa, ON – The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)

September 7, 2017  

Boehmers uses captured CO2 to make stronger concrete blocks

Boehmers is a concrete block producer in Cambridge, Ont.

September 6, 2017  

Carbon pricing alone can’t meet Canada’s GHG emission reduction targets

OTTAWA – Carbon pricing will help Canada reduce emissions but the reductions will fall

September 5, 2017  

Canada’s existing buildings hold key to climate targets

VANCOUVER and TORONTO — Governments at all levels in

August 17, 2017  

Report: Meeting Canada’s climate change goals will create a boom in construction jobs

The Columbia Institute released a landmark study: Jobs for Tomorrow

August 1, 2017  

Canada leads with more than 100 LEED v4 registrations

OTTAWA, ON  – The Canadian green building movement is

July 27, 2017  

Ontario’s first tall wood institutional building is to be constructed on the George Brown College campus

TORONTO – Continuing its leadership in the evolution of green

July 25, 2017  

VIDEO: RDH senior building science specialist John Straube on the thermal performance of buildings

In a series of three short videos, RDH principal