Category Archives: Blog

Beer Companies Ahead of the Field

It is encouraging to see more and more people and businesses, each in their own way, making efforts to decrease their carbon footprints. Last week the Toronto Star carried a half page article about three Ontario-based beer companies that are … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk #4

In lieu of a blog, I wanted to share the following poem with you: ‘Landscapes’ The terrifying landscape unfolds. The roads, like snakes, wind and slither, They consume whatever is in their way.  What once was beautiful, bucolic, is blackened, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: “Time To Buy An Electric Car?”

by Terry Stopps Prior to the climate change meetings in Paris last year, the Province of Ontario announced an increase in cash incentives for the purchase of new electric vehicles and electric vehicle chargers. In the June 8, 2016 release … Continue reading

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It’s a Green, Green World

It seemed like it might never happen this spring but we are now able to get out into our gardens and get our green thumbs to work. My peas and first lot of chard are planted but I’m worried that … Continue reading

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Innovations In Energy Related Projects

I’ve been concerned about keeping up with more, faster and bigger changes and challenges in the world. I’m trying to stay positive, trusting that people smarter than I am are working on solutions, and just this week I learned about some of … Continue reading

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Bicycles and Butterflies #1

It is getting close to the start of cycling season. I am eager to get back out on the bike for some longer rides. I rode only occasionally around town during the winter to run errands when the roads were … Continue reading

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