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Partners for Climate Protection

Climate Resources

Many other organizations have developed tools that support the milestone process, while also providing further guidance and resources related to climate-change adaptation. A sampling of these is provided for reference.

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    Resources for new buildings: National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2015

    The new National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings contains more than 90 changes that will help ensure a high energy efficiency level in new municipal buildings.
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    Dollars to $ense: ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager as an Energy Management Tool

    Learn how to build a business case for energy efficiency retrofits with Natural Resources Canada's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager workshop for municipalities. 
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    Energy management training from Natural Resources Canada

    Learn how to better plan, monitor and reduce your municipality's energy consumption with Dollars to $ense workshops for municipalities.
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    Building energy efficiency for municipalities – ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

    Watch this video from Natural Resources Canada to see what key Canadian stakeholders are saying about the power of energy benchmarking and how ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager can help your municipality. 
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    Tools for municipal building energy efficiency – Natural Resources Canada’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

    Natural Resources Canada's free interactive, energy management tool allows municipalities to track and assess energy, water and GHG emissions in a secure online environment. 
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    AQME municipal resources

    The Quebec Association for Energy Management (AQME) offers a stream of programming and resources tailored to municipalities seeking to improve energy efficiency and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (In language of origin)
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    Ecodriving Online

    Ecodriving Online is a 25-minute online course that teaches ecodriving techniques. Offering this course to your drivers can help reduce fuel and maintenance costs. Ecodriving Online was developed with the financial support of Natural Resources Canada.
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    Fleet Challenge Ontario

    Fleet Challenge Ontario (FCO) is a not-for-profit program of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance that helps fleet operators reduce their fuel consumption, operating costs and tailpipe emissions
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    E3 Fleet

    E3 Fleet is a program initiative of the Fraser Basin Council (FBC), a non-profit organization with a mandate of bringing people together to advance sustainability
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    FLEETtool

    FLEETtool.ca gives fleet managers the tools and resources they need to measure their fuel consumption and identify opportunities to reduce their fuel consumption, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and save money
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    Cities for Climate Protection Global

    ICLEI is an international association of local governments as well as national and regional local government organizations who have made a commitment to sustainable development
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    British Columbia Community Energy Association

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    LiveSmart BC

    The LiveSmart BC program provides incentive for residences, businesses, and vehicle energy efficiency, as well as providing tips on how to save on fuel prices and reduce GHG pollution. 
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    British Columbia Climate Action Toolkit

    The Climate Action Toolkit is a tool for knowledge sharing and collaboration, the BC Climate Action Toolkit provides the latest news, best practices and practical advice to help BC local governments successfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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    New Brunswick Environmental Trust fund

    The New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund provides assistance for action-oriented projects with tangible, measurable results, aimed at protecting, preserving and enhancing the Province's natural environment.
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    Programme Climat municipalités de Québec

    (Available in original language) This program offers municipal bodies (local municipalities, regional county municipalities [MRC], intermunicipal management boards or metropolitan councils) wanting to reduce the GHG emissions and adapt to climate change financial support
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    Saskatchewan Planning for Growth Program

    The $1.1 million Planning for Growth program seeks to enhance regional planning capacity and establish best practices facilitating sustainable growth and development across the province.
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    Saanich GHG Reduction Targets 33% in the community and 50% for municipal operations

    The Climate Action Plan is the municipality's climate change blueprint to achieve this vision and will provide Saanich Council, staff and residents with the tools to address and adapt to climate change.
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    Getting to Carbon neutral a Guide for Canadian Municipalities

    This report strives to provide Canadian municipalities with a menu of options for greenhouse gas emission reductions, allowing a city to choose the combination of actions that are both feasible and most strategic for their specific circumstances
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    UNEP/TNT Toolkit for Clean Fleet Strategy Development

    This toolkit, developed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and TNT in 2006, contains tools that help fleet managers evaluate the impacts of their fleets on the environment and human health, and develop practical strategies and scenarios for corrective and cost-effective action