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Green Municipal Fund

Webinars

Help build your municipality's capacity with these interactive web-based workshops on a range of topics.

  • Webinar: Fostering Healthy Communities through Active Transportation — Promising Practices in Action

    Webinar: Fostering Healthy Communities through Active Transportation — Promising Practices in Action (Thursday, September 27, 2012)

    Learn about three of Canada's leading active transportation projects (Part 3 of the Creating Healthy, Sustainable Communities webinar series).
  • Webinar: The Health Case for Active Transportation and Smart Growth

    Webinar: The Health Case for Active Transportation and Smart Growth (Tuesday, September 11, 2012)

    Learn about the health benefits of walkable, bikeable, transit-oriented communities, and find out how strategic alliances with the health sector have helped municipalities reach their sustainability goals (Part 1 of the Creating Healthy, Sustainable Communities webinar series).
  • Webinar: And the survey says

    Webinar: And the survey says (Thursday, July 19, 2012)

    Local governments give their time and expertise to many research initiatives. Check out the latest findings from climate change research and municipal perspectives on energy planning, climate change adaptation and mitigation.
  • Webinar: Partners for Climate Protection Showcasing Results - 2011 Measures Report

    Webinar: Partners for Climate Protection Showcasing Results - 2011 Measures Report (Thursday, March 15, 2012)

    The results are in: municipal efforts to take action on climate change and reduce emissions are paying off. Hear about the tangible results of great municipal environmental projects and how you can take part in the PCP program.
  • Webinar: Putting Waste to Work – Landfill Gas Capture in Salmon Arm

    Webinar: Putting Waste to Work – Landfill Gas Capture in Salmon Arm (Thursday, March 8, 2012)

    Find out how BC's Columbia Shuswap Regional District transformed the capped Salmon Arm landfill into an asset.
  • Webinar: Canada’s First LEED Transit Operations Centre

    Webinar: Canada’s First LEED Transit Operations Centre (Thursday, February 16, 2012)

    Saint John Transit's new Operations Centre is the first LEED® Silver transit building in Canada. Discover its innovative features and environmental benefits, and the factors that helped the municipality to integrate sustainability into the project.
  • Workshop: How Will Climate Change Affect Civil Infrastructure in Canadian Municipalities?

    Workshop: How Will Climate Change Affect Civil Infrastructure in Canadian Municipalities? (Tuesday, February 7, 2012)

    FCM partnered with Engineers Canada for this workshop on the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee Engineering Protocol. Learn more about this standardized method to estimate the risks climate change poses to municipal infrastructure.
  • Webinar: Varennes' Net-Zero Library A First in Canada

    Webinar: Varennes' Net-Zero Library A First in Canada (Monday, January 30, 2012)

    Canada's first net-zero public building will serve as a model for future municipal projects in the city and across the country. Find out how the project came about and the benefits of an integrated design process.
  • Webinar: Scaled innovations

    Webinar: Scaled innovations (Thursday, November 24, 2011)

    Canadian municipalities of all sizes are seeing the impacts of climate impacts in their communities. Find out how smaller municipalities (under 10,000) are adapting to a changing climate.
  • Webinar: Climate Liability

    Webinar: Climate Liability (Thursday, March 3, 2011)

    Find out about the legal implications of adapting municipal services and infrastructure to respond to climate change, and how governments can implement legislation to address them.
  • Webinar: Carbon Neutral Local Governments

    Webinar: Carbon Neutral Local Governments (Thursday, October 28, 2010)

    Municipalities in BC are committing to carbon neutrality as part of the Climate Action Charter. See why so many of them are using PCP's five-milestone program to show them the way.
  • Webinar: Measuring Progress Toward Climate Protection

    Webinar: Measuring Progress Toward Climate Protection (Wednesday, April 14, 2010)

    You can't manage what you don't measure — it's the foundation for any climate change or community energy strategy. Learn how the cities of Fredericton and Vancouver reached Milestone Five in the PCP program and achieved their GHG reduction targets.
  • Webinar: Integrated Approaches to Climate Protection

    Webinar: Integrated Approaches to Climate Protection (Wednesday, November 4, 2009)

    Climate change, energy planning and sustainability are important issues in any municipality. Find out how three communities kept the work manageable, on track and on the political radar.
  • Webinar: Slowing the Flow

    Webinar: Slowing the Flow (Wednesday, October 7, 2009)

    Discover the benefits of low-impact infrastructure development — an innovative stormwater management approach that models nature by managing rainfall close to its source.
  • Webinar: Getting Started with Climate Protection

    Webinar: Getting Started with Climate Protection (Wednesday, May 27, 2009)

    Is your municipality interested in starting to reduce GHGs and save on operational costs? Discover the approaches used by Quebec and Ontario communities to develop their local action plans, and some of the available tools and financial assistance programs.
  • Webinar: Working with Developers Toward Green Building Practices

    Webinar: Working with Developers Toward Green Building Practices (Wednesday, March 18, 2009)

    Buildings define how we live, work and play. Find out how developers and municipalities are working together to integrate green building practices into private development.
  • Low to No Waste

    Low to No Waste (Monday, February 2, 2009)

    Municipalities across Canada are reconsidering their waste — from a liability that must be collected and disposed of to a resource.
  • Systems Thinking for Municipal Governments

    Systems Thinking for Municipal Governments (Wednesday, January 21, 2009)

    Just what does systems thinking mean? Join us and explore a powerful new approach to sustainable municipal development.
  • Webinar: Implementing and Evaluating your Local Action Plan

    Webinar: Implementing and Evaluating your Local Action Plan (Wednesday, October 22, 2008)

    Municipalities across Canada are developing and implementing local action plans to reduce GHGs. Learn more about monitoring, evaluating and reporting on emissions reduction strategies.
  • Webinar: Working Through Greenhouse Gas Inventories

    Webinar: Working Through Greenhouse Gas Inventories (Wednesday, September 24, 2008)

    Find out how to develop a GHG inventory, identify data sources, collect data and troubleshoot along the way.
  • Planning for Climate and Energy Uncertainty

    Planning for Climate and Energy Uncertainty (Wednesday, January 30, 2008)

    Learn how municipal governments are anticipating the challenges posed by climate change, the mix of energy we use and the way communities function.
  • Webinar: Small and Rural Municipalities Working Through PCP Milestones 1-3

    Webinar: Small and Rural Municipalities Working Through PCP Milestones 1-3 (Wednesday, January 23, 2008)

    Discover how several small and rural communities are using their size, location and capacity to their advantage to protect against climate change.
  • Community Energy Planning Mission to Alberta

    Community Energy Planning Mission to Alberta (July 28-August 3, 2007)

    A delegation of municipal decision-makers representing 26 municipal governments travelled to Alberta for FCM's 12th annual Community Energy Planning Mission in the summer of 2007. Learn from over 15 leading sustainable development projects, right in our own backyard!
  • Webinar: How Can the Ecological Footprint Tool Work for My Municipality?

    Webinar: How Can the Ecological Footprint Tool Work for My Municipality? (Wednesday, May 30, 2007)

    Find out how the City of Calgary used the ecological footprint tool to advance its 100-year vision.
  • Webinar: Greening City Hall

    Webinar: Greening City Hall (Wednesday, May 23, 2007)

    Join the Canada Green Building Council and the City of Ottawa for a discussion on how to encourage green building within your municipality.
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