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PRESS RELEASE: Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region receive funding from RBC for an innovative project to support improved watershed management in the Great Lakes

Toronto, ON – December 20, 2018 –  Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) are pleased to be partnering with the Royal Bank of Canada on an innovative project that will support an improved approach to watershed management and adaptive decision-making in the Great Lakes. RBC has generously contributed $100,000 to …

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PRESS RELEASE: Statement in Response to Ontario Government’s Environment Plan

Toronto, ON – November 29, 2018 – Pollution Probe commends the Ontario Government on developing an environment plan, in a short period of time, which addresses the breadth of the environmental challenges facing Ontario’s air, water, land and climate. We also endorse the Government’s commitment to consult with rights holders and stakeholders to further refine the …

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PRESS RELEASE: Department of Energy and Mines, Municipality of Digby and Pollution Probe are Working Together to Engage Communities on Their Energy Future

Digby, NS – October 10, 2018 – The energy system is changing and Digby is planning for its energy future. On October 11, an energy symposium will be held at the Digby Pines Hotel where community and business leaders will discuss energy projects and systems in Digby. The symposium will include a number of speakers …

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PRESS RELEASE: Statement in Response to Ontario Government’s Announcement of the Drive Clean Program Redesign

TORONTO, ON – Pollution Probe supports the Government of Ontario’s recent announcement to tackle heavy duty vehicle (HDV) emissions as part of the redesign of the Province’s Drive Clean Program. This action which will target the on-road freight transportation sector is urgently needed given its major and growing role in contributing to climate change and air …

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PRESS RELEASE: Pollution Probe names Christopher Hilkene as new CEO

TORONTO, ON – Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Hilkene as Chief Executive Officer effective August 1, 2018. Hilkene has been serving as Pollution Probe’s interim CEO since December 1, 2017. “In today’s rapidly changing and increasingly complex world, Pollution Probe must be both a credible voice in the solutions dialogue …

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PRESS RELEASE: Decarbonizing Transportation in Canada: Building a Foundation for Success

TORONTO, ON – Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the release of its newest report Decarbonizing Transportation in Canada: Building a Foundation for Success. The report represents the culmination of a project made possible through the generous support of Toyota Canada. The primary objective of the report is to support the Government of Canada and …

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PRESS RELEASE: Accelerating the Deployment of Zero-Emission Vehicles: Opportunities for the Atlantic and Prairie Provinces

TORONTO, ON – Today, Pollution Probe and The Delphi Group released the report Accelerating the Deployment of Zero Emission Vehicles: Opportunities for the Atlantic and Prairie Provinces at the EV2018VÉ Conference & Trade Show in Ottawa. The initiative was supported by Natural Resources Canada, Bruce Power, Global Automakers of Canada, and the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ …

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PRESS RELEASE: The Smart Energy Communities Scorecard – Call for Expressions of Interest

OTTAWA, ON – Today, Pollution Probe and QUEST launched the Smart Energy Communities Scorecard, a national initiative to develop a standardized approach for evaluating and benchmarking the pathways to Smart Energy Communities in Canada. The project partners are seeking six pilot communities to participate in the development of the Scorecard. The successful candidates will benefit …

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