​Q&A: Whitby Mayor’s On Kickstarting Climate Action

Mayor Don Mitchell on Canada’s first data-driven municipal climate adaptation plan and how he went from debunking climate action to becoming a climate action champion.

Moncton’s future could include a green hydrogen fuel hub

Atlantic Canada’s trucking hub is envisioning a carbon-neutral future in which it powers trucks with hydrogen produced by solar panels.

Q&A: Toronto’s Net Zero Program Manager on Why Communication is Key

The City of Toronto is targeting net-zero community emissions by 2040—a decade sooner than most major North American cities with climate action plans. “It is a long-term vision,” said Sophie Plottel, who leads the team responsible for the development of Toronto’s TransformTO Net Zero Strategy, which aims to unite City divisions and the community at […]

SSG, Toronto, and Edmonton Win APA Awards For Climate Action Work

On May 2, SSG’s cutting-edge climate planning work was recognized with two awards from the American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division! With the City of Toronto, we won the Environment, Climate, & Energy Award for the TransformTO Net-Zero Strategy, attaining a near-perfect score from the jurors. The strategy sets a target of net-zero community emissions […]

Toronto Aims for Net Zero by 2040

Why going carbon neutral sooner will bring more benefits to Canada’s biggest city.

Halton Hills Adopts Most Ambitious Climate Action Strategy in Canada

Ontario town aims for carbon neutrality by 2030. Here’s how they’ll do it.

Powerful Free Tool Helps Accelerate Climate Action

A revolutionary open-access online database offers every Canadian community the data it needs to begin slashing its contribution to global climate change.

How One City De-Polarized Climate Action

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson explains how the City engaged the public to build consensus on climate action and why it adopted a carbon budget.

What It Means to Plan for Net-Zero 

Governments and business can learn from Canada’s approach to climate action and reducing greenhouse gas emissions related to its real estate portfolio and emissions.

How We Can Reduce Emissions by Changing How We Work 

A Government of Canada study shows that transforming the way employees use space and how they get to work can drive down workplace emissions.