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Green Municipal Fund

Award Winners

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

  • Community-minded brownfield plan gives new life to Port Coquitlam site

    Community-minded brownfield plan gives new life to Port Coquitlam site

    Innovative natural techniques, such as reconditioning soil and using plants to absorb contaminants, transformed a former sanitary lagoon. Learn how. 
  • Unique approach helps Durham Region, ON, plan effectively for climate change

    Unique approach helps Durham Region, ON, plan effectively for climate change

    This unique climate adaptation planning process blends scientific data predicting future weather patterns with local expertise. Learn more.
  • 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Brownfields Program

    2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Brownfields Program

    With the aim of cleaning up former refuelling sites and revitalizing communities, the City of Edmonton's Brownfield Redevelopment Grant Program offers a generous selection of grants for all stages of brownfield remediation, including environmental performance incentives. Supported by FCM's Green Municipal Fund.
  • 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Brownfields Project

    2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Brownfields Project

    The Region of Waterloo and its partners helped transform an industrial brownfield site in the City of Kitchener's downtown into showcase offices, attracting tenants such as Google and reviving a central neighbourhood. 
  • 2015 Brownfields Plan

    2015 Brownfields Plan

    In the City of Langley, BC, a new Brownfield Redevelopment Strategy has delivered $192 million in new construction and 850 new jobs.
  • 2015 Brownfields Project

    2015 Brownfields Project

    In a departure from the conventional "dig and dump" approach to contaminated soil, the City of Kingston, ON, chose an innovative underground filtering and cleaning technology to stop the flow of groundwater contaminants from Emma Martin Park into the Cataraqui River.
  • 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.
  • 2013 Brownfields Plans

    2013 Brownfields Plans

    The City of Greater Sudbury aims to stimulate brownfield redevelopment with its first brownfield strategy and community improvement plan, Reclaiming Our Urban Places.
  • 2013 Brownfields Projects

    2013 Brownfields Projects

    The City of Kingston planted hybrid poplars in the former landfill site of Belle Park to reduce leachate seepage into the river.
Page Updated: 18/04/2016