Small but Mighty: New Brunswick francophone municipalities fight climate change

Stéphane Dallaire remembers clearly the Saturday night in September 2019 when Hurricane Dorian hit Cap-Pelé. The CAO and clerk of the small francophone village 46 kilometres northeast of Moncton worked all night with several staff members.  “We were hit hard,” he says. They spent the night evacuating a campground, removing trees from roads, and dealing with general flooding. All hands on deck. “We had to get everyone who could get to work to…

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A New Dawn: EOS Eco-Energy is Leading the Renewable Renaissance in New Brunswick

Green roof Sackville town hall by EOS team When you’re trying to change the world, it makes sense to name yourself after the herald of new beginnings. EOS is the Goddess of the Dawn. She throws open the gates of heaven and releases the sun to usher in the new day. EOS Eco-Energy Incorporated is a non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce the carbon footprint of New Brunswick’s Tantramar region and assist…

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Once More Unto The Insulation: Energy Efficiency For and By First Nations

Efficiency Nova Scotia Partners with Mi’kmaq Communities on Massive Retrofit Program Retooling old buildings for energy efficiency might not generate the same excitement as solar arrays, wind farms, or electric vehicles. But the places we seek shelter in have profound impacts on the size of our carbon footprints and the quality of our lives: sustainability, for both people and the planet, begins at home. Gordon Hart has spent much of his career grappling…

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