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

Legalization: One Week Later.

It's been almost a full week since recreational marijuana was legalized in Canada. We dedicated last week's blog to some basics about the Cannabis Act - what is allowed, labeling requirements, and a brief look at the financial side of the industry. This week we're offering some additional information, so read on. Levels of Responsibility Federal … Continue reading Legalization: One Week Later.

O Cannabis: What you need to know about Canada’s Cannabis Act.

In just a few hours, Canada will become only the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana. The Cannabis Act comes into effect on October 17, 2018. Under this act, persons of legal age (18 or 19, depending on province or territory) will be able to legally carry up to 30 grams of … Continue reading O Cannabis: What you need to know about Canada’s Cannabis Act.

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