May 27, 2022

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announce a $3,242,000 investment in 16 local initiatives across Canada through FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) Community Buildings Retrofit initiative to undertake retrofits and other upgrades to lower emissions, improve energy performance, lower operating costs and extend the life of community assets.

Projects funded through the Community Buildings Retrofit initiative:

Lead applicant/municipality Project title Project type GMF approved funding amount

Village of Chauvin, Alberta

Establishing a new building monitoring and analysis system in the Village of Chauvin

Plan

$14,000

Town of Drayton Valley, Alberta

Establishing a community building and monitoring and analysis system in the Town of Drayton Valley

Plan

$25,000

Town of Comox, British Columbia

Comox’s path to near net zero

Feasibility study

$69,600

Capital Regional District, British Columbia

Developing a GHG reduction pathway for Capital Regional District recreation centres

Feasibility study

$148,400

City of Dieppe, New Brunswick

Arthur‑J.‑LeBlanc Centre, renovations towards net zero project

Capital project

$2,000,000

Town of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

Greener New Glasgow’s GHG reduction pathway study

Feasibility study

$180,000

Town of Truro, Nova Scotia

Town of Truro energy and facility renewal project

Capital project

$365,200

Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Regional Municipality’s GHG & energy reduction pathway feasibility study

Feasibility study

$200,000

Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

Recommissioning of CBRM buildings

Plan

$55,000

Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

CBRM arena building energy monitoring & analysis project

Plan

$25,000

District of Barrington, Nova Scotia

Monitoring and level 1 audits of large energy consuming municipal buildings in Barrington

Plan

$25,000

QUEST/Town of Kentville, Nova Scotia

Establishing new energy monitoring and analysis systems in three municipalities within the County of Kings, Nova Scotia

Plan

$25,000

Pictou County Wellness Centre Building Authority, Nova Scotia

Pictou County Wellness Centre, GHG reduction pathway feasibility study

Feasibility study

$36,000

Town of Rosthern, Saskatchewan

Setting up a building monitoring and analysis system at the Rosthern Jubilee Sports Centre

Plan

$25,000

Town of Tisdale, Saskatchewan

Retrofitting a multi-purpose facility in Tisdale

Feasibility Study

$24,000

Village of Grand Coulee, Saskatchewan

Town of Grand Coulee building monitoring and analysis project

Plan

$24,800

Source: FCM

For more information on a specific project, contact FCM Media.

Associated link: Canada and FCM invest in community building retrofits

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