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REPORT: Creating Complete, Compact and Energy-Efficient Communities in BC: How Fiscal Tools Can Be an Opportunity for Local Governments focuses on currently available and potential fiscal tools to reduce sprawl, increase density, and support a reduction in car dependency, energy use, and greenhouse gas emissions.
WEBINAR RECORDING: GTI - Community Energy Planning: The Value Proposition webinar highlights the untapped opportunities that Canadian communities have to strengthen local economies, reduce current and future energy costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and create jobs through community energy planning.
GUIDEBOOK: How to create and implement a brownfield strategy - produced by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) as part of a series for its new Leadership in Brownfield Renewal Program (LiBRe), helps Canadian municipalities devise and implement successful brownfield strategies.
RESEARCH STUDY: The Built Environment in BC (REFBC) - REFBC's multi-phase research study looked at integrated communities, housing, buildings, infrastructure and energy, and transportation to assess the current status, trends, drivers and barriers to built environment sustainability in BC.