Topic: green tech

Infrastructure Canada distributes $4.5 million for green innovation in 109 municipalities

François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Vicki-May Hamm, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), have announced $4.5 million to implement green solutions in 109 communities across Canada. Projects include things like piloting a biomass boiler in Moncton, New Brunswick, and developing climate change adaptation plans in Beloeil, Quebec. The investment will…

Creating value from oil sands waste

This article is from the March 2017 issue of Canadian Innovation News. You can read the full issue here. After oil sands are processed into bitumen, the by-product (a mix of water, sand and residual oil) is deposited into tailings ponds. Yet there’s still some value to be found in this waste. Scott Nelson, president…