Sidewalk Toronto: potential opportunities in waterfront development.

Firms may have an opportunity to be involved in the engineering, construction and information and communications technology (ICT) areas in this major redevelopment of the Toronto waterfront area. In 2017, Waterfront Toronto issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) that identified the need for “new and innovative partnerships, funding and investment models” in an era of … Continue reading Sidewalk Toronto: potential opportunities in waterfront development.

More about toiletries with plastic microbeads.

Toiletries containing plastic microbeads are now illegal for sale in Canada. The law came into effect on July 1, 2019. This follows a ban on manufacture and import of these products that came into force on July 1, 2018. Natural health products and non-prescription drugs that contained microbeads were exempt from the 2018 rule, but … Continue reading More about toiletries with plastic microbeads.

Climate change adaptation: mitigating floods and other weather disasters.

As governments at a national, provincial and municipal level recognize the growing need for adapting infrastructure to combat the effects of climate change, monies will be spent on both basic infrastructure projects and adopting new green technologies. Climate change and extreme weather events threaten existing infrastructure across the country, impacting its effectiveness, lifespan, cost, maintenance, … Continue reading Climate change adaptation: mitigating floods and other weather disasters.

Climate Change Adaptation – mitigating floods and other weather disasters

As governments at a national, provincial and municipal level recognize the growing need for adapting infrastructure to combat the effects of climate change, monies will be spent on both basic infrastructure projects and adopting new green technologies. Climate change and extreme weather events threaten existing infrastructure across the country, impacting its effectiveness, lifespan, cost, maintenance, … Continue reading Climate Change Adaptation – mitigating floods and other weather disasters

A look at the Zero Carbon Building Standard in Canada

We like to use this space to highlight Canadian market sectors that offer the opportunity for participation from service and product providers outside the country. And the renewable and building industries certainly deserve a close look. Devised by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), the Zero Carbon Building Standard is the first green building program … Continue reading A look at the Zero Carbon Building Standard in Canada