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Insulation provides comfort and savings during extreme weather

Published Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:14:28 EST Read More

Icicles hanging from your roof are often a sign that you’re paying too much on heating bills (Ottawa, ON, December 17, 2014) Much of Canada has already experienced its first cold snap of the season. At a time of year when many people are looking to spend increased time indoors, it makes sense to assess the insulation levels in your home’s building envelope (i.e....... Click here to read this release



Poll shows strong support for government action on pesticides

Published Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:03:55 EST Read More

Nearly 8 out of 10 say Ontario government “on right track” For Immediate Release December 16, 2014 A poll released today by Friends of the Earth Canada, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, and the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association shows nearly 8 out of 10 Ontarians believe the Ontario government is on the right track with its intention to...... Click here to read this release



Last minute reflections on how being a conscious consumer makes for a great holiday season and a better New Year

Published Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:06:04 EST Read More

Prepared for submission free for your publication to use with proper credit By Don Huff, Founder of Environmental Communication Options A green Christmas can be as easy or a difficult as you are willing to make it. Personally, I am in favour of things that make a busy and complicated time of the year, simpler. Some of my green Christmas conscious consumer thoughts, include:...... Click here to read this release



This holiday season, bring sparkling water to a tap near you

Published Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:52:03 EST Read More

(December 11, 2014, Toronto, ON) Increasingly, Canadian consumers are giving more thought to purchasing environmentally friendly gifts. This holiday season, whether it’s by way of the packaging, manufacturing or construction, these product...... Click here to read this release



Tips for choosing your real, locally-grown Christmas tree

Published Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:45:30 EST Read More

(December 11, 2014 Toronto, ON) While many have pledged to buy less over recent holiday seasons, Ontarians remain committed to purchasing Christmas trees. A recent province-wide poll, commissioned by Forests Ontario, indicated that 95% of Ontarians plan to buy and put up a tree this holiday season. Forests Ontario would like to encourage Ontarians to purchase real, locally-grown trees. A...... Click here to read this release



Last 15 Days

Most Ontarians think that a real Christmas tree is the environmental choice

Published Mon, 8 Dec 2014 11:05:29 EST Read More

(December 8, 2014 Toronto, ON) This holiday season, millions of Ontarians will look to find the perfect Christmas tree for their homes. Forests Ontario would like to remind those doing the purchasing that real Christmas trees are more environmentally friendly than artificial trees. Many Ontarians agree, according to a recent province-wide poll, commissioned by Forests Ontario. Nearly hal...... Click here to read this release



Participate in your local Christmas Bird Count

Published Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:57:31 EST Read More

For immediate release Join a local Christmas Bird Count! Visit www.ontarionature.org/cbc to find one near you Toronto, December 8, 2014 - Throughout the holiday season, many Ontarians enjoy one decadent feast after another. Why not use those newly-acquired calories to help our feathered friends? The Ch...... Click here to read this release



Last 30 Days

Canada must learn to live better with less

Published Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:20:28 EST Read More

Report challenges Canada’s leaders to focus on solutions people want For immediate release: November 28, 2014 Canada is poorly equipped to deal with the inevitable environmental and economic challenges that lie ahead, says “The Next Wave”, a report on the future of the environmental and sustainability movements in Canada. The report summarizes the downward envi...... Click here to read this release



Naturalists support Province’s plan to restrict neonic pesticides: Ontario responds to public demand for swift action to protect pollinators

Published Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:44:53 EST Read More

For Immediate Release November 25, 2014 TORONTO--Ontario Nature, a charitable conservation organization, welcomes the Province’s plan to achieve an 80 percent reduction in the use of neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) by 2017. The plan responds to growing public concern about the harmful effects of these pesticides, and to the substantial body of evidence implicating neonics in pollina...... Click here to read this release



Ontario on the right track with restriction on bee-killing pesticides says Friends of the Earth Canada

Published Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:31:04 EST Read More

(Toronto, ON November 25, 2014) Today, Ontario announced North America's first phase down of bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides used to coat corn and soy seeds. This decision should deliver a permanent reduction of 80 percent of neonicotinoids currently used to coat corn and soy seeds. “We congratulate Ontario for its decision to control these systemic neurotoxin pesticides,” says ...... Click here to read this release



SodaStream Active Green Environmental Factsheet

Published Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:11:47 EST Read More

Supplementary Information to Canadian SodaStream users can take credit for reducing waste SodaStream’s “Active Green" approach to making sparkling water or flavoured sparkling water, benefits the e...... Click here to read this release



Canadian SodaStream users can take credit for reducing waste

Published Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:01:50 EST Read More

(November 18, 2014, Toronto, ON) Many Canadians currently use SodaStream’s sparkling water makers to create sparkling water and flavoured sparkling water beverages. In the last 12 months, Canadian SodaStream users have avoided the env...... Click here to read this release



Last 60 Days

Insulation: The invisible sound-proof investment

Published Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:34:36 EST Read More

Benefits include reduced sound transfer between rooms and improved air quality (Ottawa, ON, November 10, 2014) Choosing the right insulation product for your home can have a significant financial impact on your seasonal heating bill. Additionally, it also offers significant gains in occupant comfort and indoor air quality. By taking steps to ensure your building e...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Ontario

Published Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:23:18 EST Read More

(October 30, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over half a million homeowners in Ontario get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Wisely managed, Ontario’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of B.C.

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:53:41 EST Read More

(October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over a quarter million homeowners in British Columbia get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Wisely managed, B.C.’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is pr...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of the Yukon

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:48:32 EST Read More

Yukon residents are eligible for rebates to help replace wood burning stoves with a newer, more efficient one (October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-quarter of Yukon homeowners get their space heating from wood stoves. For many, it is their only source of heat while most others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system o...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of the Northwest Territories

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:43:03 EST Read More

Northwest Territory residents are eligible for rebates to help replace wood burning stoves with a newer, more efficient one (October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Many Northwest Territories homeowners get their residential heat from wood stoves. For over fifteen percent of homes, it is their only source of heat while most others use it for supplementary purposes. Wis...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Manitoba

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:36:53 EST Read More

(October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Many Manitoba homeowners get their residential heat from wood stoves. For some, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary purposes. Wisely managed, Manitoba’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of world petr...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Nova Scotia

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:05:44 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Nova Scotia homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Nova Scotia’s supply of wood suitable for resident...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Newfoundland and Labrador

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:54:58 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Newfoundland and Labrador homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Newfoundland and Labrador’s supply o...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Prince Edward Island

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:34:54 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over one-third of Prince Edward Island homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For thirty percent of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Prince Edward Island’s supply of wood suitable ...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of New Brunswick

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:30:35 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of New Brunswick homes get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, New Brunswick’s supply of wood suitable for residenti...... Click here to read this release



Rogers Issues 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Published Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:00:51 EST Read More

The total economic value returned by Rogers to various constituencies & stakeholders [during 2013] was $12 billion. More than 150,000 youth benefited from the Rogers Youth Fund. TORONTO - Friday, October 24, 2014 - Rogers Communications has released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility report which details its economic, social, and environmental performance in 2...... Click here to read this release



Rogers rend public son Rapport 2013 sur la responsabilité sociale d'entreprise

Published Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:58:16 EST Read More

La valeur économique totale remise par Rogers aux différentes parties intéressées et aux parties prenantes (en 2013) a été de 12 milliards de dollars. Plus de 150 000 $ jeunes ont bénéficié du Fonds pour la jeunesse Rogers. TORONTO - Date la semaine prochaine, à déterminer - Rogers Communications a publié son rapport annuel sur la responsabilité sociale d'entreprise qui ...... Click here to read this release



New construction financing solutions for non profit organizations serving seniors and persons with disabilities

Published Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:08:18 EST Read More

(Toronto, ON, October 23, 2014) Adaptability Canada has partnered with Northwood Mortgage to create targeted financial solutions for consumers and non-profit organizations that serve seniors and persons with disabilities--along with their families. The Accessible Community Loan Program, the first of its kind, is designed to allow Canadian non-profit organizations that own and operate b...... Click here to read this release



New federal government regulation proposes to kill wild fish to protect fish farms

Published Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:15:45 EST Read More

This proposed regulation would impact all coastal provinces; Federal regulation of fresh water aquaculture ignored (OTTAWA, ON, Oct 22, 2014) Proposed regulations for the aquaculture industry do not deliver on the responsibilities of Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ (DFO) to protect wild fish, fish habitat and Canadian fishery waters from the negative impacts o...... Click here to read this release



How a high-performing building envelope can reduce your monthly heating bill

Published Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:26:09 EST Read More

Condensation around windows, drafts, and cold floors are often warning signs that you’re paying too much to heat your home (Ottawa, ON, October 20, 2014) Last winter many Canadians were caught off guard by extreme cold weather, power outages or gas shortages. As this year’s winter season approaches and many Canadians plan to spend an increased amount of time ind...... Click here to read this release



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