Five Canadian Communities Fighting Climate Change That You’ve Probably Never Heard of Before

July 28, 2014 at 10:02 am 2 comments

When you think about what Canada is known for on the international stage these days, fighting climate change is not exactly near the top of the list. Without credible plans from Ottawa and many provincial capitals, Canada’s climate-fighting reputation is up in smoke or, as the Economist put it, the moose has lost its sunglasses and Canada is “uncool.”

But when you look beyond the headlines, there is another story — one in which the vast majority of Canadian communities are committed to fighting climate change.

DeSmog Canada reached out to experts across Canada to get their opinions on which municipalities are leading the fight against climate change. Immediately, it became clear we could easily list Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver and tell great stories about these innovative cities.

But we wanted to look beyond the big players to find the other guys — the innovative communities you probably haven’t heard about yet. Drum roll please …

HERE>> is more of this article by Raphael Lopoukhine (, April 2014)



Entry filed under: Carbon_Emissions, Climate.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Susan Lilley  |  July 29, 2014 at 12:50 am

    Read this article. S

    Susan Lilley



  • 2. Susan Lilley  |  July 29, 2014 at 12:56 am

    Oops! Sorry. I meant to forward this to Harry. Best regards, S

    Susan Lilley




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