Green investing in the Great Lakes

This is exciting. The Great Lakes Impact Investment Platform was recently launched by the Conference of Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers as a way to promote "environmentally sustainable economic growth in the Great Lakes states and provinces." The Platform is a way to showcase public and private projects that encourage environmental sustainability in … Continue reading Green investing in the Great Lakes

Healthy planet shopping tips.

Yesterday was Earth Day, and while we spend most days thinking of ways to keep ourselves healthy, it's a good time to think about how we can keep our planet healthy. Healthier by Nature has a good Earth Day article complete with tips on small-footprint shopping tips, including: Go reusable, Choose items with little or … Continue reading Healthy planet shopping tips.

A look at British Columbia’s Site C Dam Project.

BC Hydro’s Site C Clean Energy Project will be a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast British Columbia. Upon completion in 2024, it will provide 1,100 megawatts (MW) of capacity, and produce about 5,100 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity each year — enough energy to power the equivalent of … Continue reading A look at British Columbia’s Site C Dam Project.

The rise of the recreational vehicle.

Millennials are a rapidly growing segment of the RV population – one that offers RV makers a great opportunity in the Canadian market.  The RV lifestyle has been on the rise thanks to an overall resurgence in camping in general. The 2019 North American Camping Report indicates that the percentage of campers who camped three … Continue reading The rise of the recreational vehicle.

Investment trends in Canada’s poultry sector.

Key investment trends (with enriched housing systems for poultry operations) are changing the supplier landscape in Canada. The food industry is committed to sourcing 100 per cent cage-free eggs by 2025, and Canadian egg farms have made a commitment to transition. The growth of poultry housing systems comes from increased new building construction and new … Continue reading Investment trends in Canada’s poultry sector.