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Green Municipal Fund

Award Winners

See how our Sustainable Communities Awards winners are making sustainability a reality with innovative multi-sector projects.

  • 2012 Buildings

    2012 Buildings

    The new Oakville Transit facility and the Sixteen Mile Creek Sports Complex reflect an innovative town policy that requires new municipal buildings larger than 500 m2 to achieve LEED® Silver certification.
  • 2012 Planning - Neighbourhood

    2012 Planning - Neighbourhood

    Terrebonne's Urbanova project is based on a plan that integrates environmental, economic and social development.
  • 2012 Residential Development

    2012 Residential Development

    Summerland adopted an updated Zoning Bylaw in September 2011, along with minor updates to the Official Community Plan to allow higher densities and new intensification zones.
  • 2011 Buildings

    2011 Buildings

    The 79-year-old Calgary Public Building required extensive renovation to continue as a home for the performing arts and a healthy workplace for City of Calgary staff.
  • 2011 Integrated Neighbourhood Development

    2011 Integrated Neighbourhood Development

    The initial architectural plans for Simon Fraser University (SFU) in 1963 conceived of a dense residential community surrounding the new university.
  • 2011 Residential Development

    2011 Residential Development

    The City of Victoria has a long history of permitting secondary suites in older and larger homes.
  • 2010 Buildings – Co-winner 1

    2010 Buildings – Co-winner 1

    In May 2009, the City of Campbell River became the first municipality in B.C. to install a green roof on an existing civic building.
  • 2010 Buildings – Co-winner 2

    2010 Buildings – Co-winner 2

    Beyond LEED® Certified and far beyond R2000 and Energy Star, there is LEED Platinum - the highest rating for environmentally sound housing in the world.
  • 2010 Residential Development

    2010 Residential Development

    Influencing supply to meet the range of housing needs is a huge challenge to every municipality.
  • 2009 Buildings

    2009 Buildings

    The City of Toronto used the Toronto Green Standard (TGS) and the Better Buildings Partnership - New Construction program (BBP-NC) as a two-pronged approach to encourage sustainable building design and address several of the city's environmental challenges.
  • 2009 Residential Development – Co-winner 1

    2009 Residential Development – Co-winner 1

    In preparation for the 2010 Olympics, the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) built a temporary athletes' village which will be converted into a sustainable, compact, pedestrian-oriented community after the Olympics.
  • 2009 Residential Development – Co-winner 2

    2009 Residential Development – Co-winner 2

    The City of Langford designed the Affordable Housing, Parks and Amenity Contribution (AHPAC) Policy to increase the availability of affordable housing, improve ecological health and enhance public amenities in the community.
  • 2008 Wastewater

    2008 Wastewater

    Created in 1995, the Commission pour la mise en valeur du projet de dépollution et de renaturalisation has significantly transformed the Saint Charles river after 10 years of major wastewater treatment and site clean-up efforts.
  • 2007 Wastewater

    2007 Wastewater

    In late 2006, a green roofs pilot project — the first of its kind in Canada — funded the construction of 16 green roofs on a mix of public and private buildings in the city of Toronto.
Page Updated: 16/07/2013