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2014 Winners

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See highlights of our award winners describing the environmental, economic and social benefits that their initiatives delivered for their communities.

Since 2000, best practices in sustainable community development have been celebrated each year with the FCM Sustainable Community Awards. The Awards are open to all Canadian municipal governments and their private-sector partners.

FCM's Green Municipal Fund is the primary sponsor of the Awards. Awards are presented in six categories. The Awards were announced at a reception and awards ceremony during FCM's Sustainable Communities Conference and Trade Show (SCC) in Charlottetown, PE.

See highlights of our award winners describing the environmental, economic and social benefits that their initiatives delivered for their communities.

2014 Winners

  • 2014 Brownfields

    2014 Brownfields

    To celebrate its first 100 years, the Town of Smithers chose a project that will improve its environment, economy and social life for the next 100 years.
  • 2014 Energy

    2014 Energy

    The City of Guelph's Community Energy Initiative (CEI) is the implementation phase of its 25-year Community Energy Plan.
  • 2014 Energy — Honourable Mention

    2014 Energy — Honourable Mention

    In 2006, the Borough of Saint-Laurent equipped its traffic signals with light emitting diode (LED) lights.
  • 2014 Neighbourhood Development Plan

    2014 Neighbourhood Development Plan

    Developed in close consultation with the local community, the Iqaluit Sustainable Community Plan redefines sustainability in a dynamic, relationship-based approach that puts people at the centre.
  • 2014 Neighbourhood Development Project

    2014 Neighbourhood Development Project

    To optimize key flood protection infrastructure and promote active living in nearby neighbourhoods, the City of Toronto created Corktown Common.
  • 2014 Neighbourhood Development — Honourable Mention

    2014 Neighbourhood Development — Honourable Mention

    The first subdivision of its kind in eastern Canada, Le Village en Haut du Ruisseau has been designed for sustainability using smart growth principles.
  • 2014 Water

    2014 Water

    The City of Mississauga's Elm Drive right-of-way retrofit project is the first in Ontario to use low-impact development (LID) practices that capture and treat stormwater runoff through permeable pavement and bioretention planters.
  • 2014 Waste

    2014 Waste

    The City of Surrey has scored a triple win with a composting program that diverts kitchen waste from landfill sites, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and cuts fuel costs for waste collection vehicles.
  • 2014 Transportation

    2014 Transportation

    After years of laying the groundwork for electric vehicles (EV), the City of Vancouver has established a network of public charging sites large enough to meet current demand and future growth.
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