Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change

Nunavut-based director Zacharias Kunuk (Atanarjuat The Fast Runner) and researcher and filmmaker Dr. Ian Mauro (Seeds of Change) have teamed up with Inuit communities to document their knowledge and experience regarding climate change. This documentary, the world’s first Inuktitut language film on the topic, takes the viewer “on the land” with elders and hunters to explore the social and ecological impacts of a warming Arctic. This unforgettable film helps us to appreciate Inuit culture and e...

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National Climate Assessment, Time to Get Real on Climate Change, and Canada in a Changing Climate

National Climate Assessment, Time to Get Real on Climate Change,...

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HELP --- Home Energy Loan Program

HELP --- Home Energy Loan Program


A new tool to finance energy and water efficiency retrofits in homes in communities such as ours!



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Natural Resources Canada's sweeping report warns federal government of increasing climate change, urges action

The following is an article by Mark Burgess which just appeared in the Hill Times, published Monday, June 30, 2014.


A new report from the government’s own Natural Resources Department on climate change adaptation released last week shows a growing recognition of the need to adapt to a changing climate but also highlights the gap between the research and the political action, critics and experts say.

 

The report, Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives o...

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Retrofitting Vintage Homes for Energy Efficiency

A few weeks back, we invited Greg Labbé of the home retrofit consultancy BlueGreen Group and Marco Iacampo, who is spearheading the City of Toronto’s new Home Energy Loan Program (HELP in short), to share their expertise on how to accomplish and finance energy retrofits in neighbourhoods like ours  -  lots of character (thanks to the abundance of double brick houses) and lots of potential to improve energy performance. Judging by the turn-out  - a packed room on an early Saturday morning at t...

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