November 2010

Fredericton receives award at annual International Awards for Liveable Communities

Green Matters and Green Shops, two cutting-edge greenhouse gas reduction initiatives created by the City of Fredericton, received international recognition from the organization International Awards for Liveable Communities.

Green Matters, launched by the City in 2007 to encourage residents to make small but important changes to combat climate change, finished second to Porirua, New Zealand in the Socio-Economic Category with both cities earning gold awards for excellence.

Whats new at the CRC

My latest presentation given at Royal Roads University on November 3rd touched on the work we have done over the last 5 years and a look into the future plans for the Canada Research Chair on Sustainable Community Development.

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Sustainable Communities Research Collaborative

Victoria Smith, a Royal Roads University graduate and Manager, Aboriginal & Sustainable Communities—Customer Care is a BC Hydro Corporate Supervisor for BC Hydro's Sustainable Communities Research Collaborative (“SCRC”) Program.

This program provides students with a corporate supervisor at BC Hydro and the opportunity to do their Master’s level project/thesis on real world projects.

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