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The Institute In The News

2021/08/27

CBC Radio: Where the major parties stand on housing affordability

2021/08/21

London Free Press: Four trends that may power London's post-COVID comeback

2021/07/30

Globe & Mail: Housing scarcity won’t be fixed by expecting seniors to downsize, experts say

2021/07/27

Windsor Star: 'Build, build, build' — but be smart

2021/07/14

CTV News: Toronto house gets flood of offers and sells for $420,000 above asking in 'ridiculous' market

2021/07/05

Hamilton Spectator: Housing crisis nearing the breaking point

2021/06/25

TVO: How Toronto’s housing crisis is radiating to Hamilton — and beyond

2021/06/24

YAHOO Finance: How this Canadian city became North America's third least affordable real estate market

2021/06/24

Insauga: Hamilton could ‘hollow out’ without family-friendly housing: report

2021/05/20

National Observer: Measuring Quebec’s strides in the circular economy

2021/05/11

The Agenda: Can Government Control the Housing Market?

2021/05/06

Maclean's: Climate action is going to create too many jobs

2021/04/22

CBC News: Carbon-cutting strategy should take a couple of pages from the campaign against smoking

2021/04/22

Global News: Canada has upped its emissions reductions target. How do we achieve it?

2021/04/22

CTV National News: Feds Pledge to Cut Emissions

2021/04/16

Global News: ‘Wrong signal’: Federal ministers protest Saskatchewan’s electric vehicle tax

2021/04/16

CBC News: Is Canada finally inching toward a political consensus on climate change?

2021/04/15

Maclean's: Canada's cleantech innovators keep heading south. Let's reverse the trend.

2021/03/25

Toronto Star: In split decision, Supreme Court says the federal carbon price is constitutional

2021/03/25

CBC Radio: Supreme Court rules on carbon tax

2021/03/25

BNN Bloomberg: Let's end the political climate wars and build a strong, clean economic future

2021/03/24

Global News: Is the federal carbon tax constitutional? Supreme Court to deliver ruling on Thursday

2021/02/02

Globe & Mail: Why the Liberals should break one of their climate campaign promises

2021/01/25

FORTUNE: Clean-energy startups are key to ‘building back better’ after COVID

2021/01/21

Toronto Star: Joe Biden’s ambitious climate agenda is Canada’s opportunity

2020/12/04

National Observer: Fiscal update shows times of crisis need to be met with resilience, ambition

2020/11/30

National Observer: Economic growth can't happen until COVID-19 vaccines are ready and available

2020/09/16

Hamilton Spectator: Throne speech must balance competing needs

2020/09/14

Corporate Knights: Finance experts call for greater transparency on climate risks and opportunities

2020/09/13

National Newswatch: Want a green and inclusive recovery? Here’s how to do it

2020/07/24

Calgary Herald: It’s well past time to modernize Alberta’s cleanup rules for oil and gas

2020/07/20

CBC News: How Pandemic is shaping the economy

2020/04/23

CBC Radio: Building green economic recovery for Canada post-pandemic

2020/04/14

Maclean's: What Canada's COVID-19 economic stimulus plan should look like when it comes

2019/12/17

Toronto Star: Green economy think tank gives thumbs up to Canada’s tree planting promise

2019/12/06

CBC Business: Job killer or job creator? Experts predict a climate employment boom

2019/12/06

CBC News: Governments urged to push green economy transition by U of O think-tank

2019/11/19

Globe & Mail: Climate-proofing Canada’s economy

2019/09/11

Journal Metro: Économie verte: «l’économie du gros bon sens»

2019/07/04

Toronto Star: Some pieces still missing in Canada’s green puzzle

2019/06/17

National Observer: What you should know about the circular economy

2019/05/27

Hill Times: New thinking needed to conserve Canada’s wildlife and ecosystems

2019/05/17

Globe & Mail: Saskatchewan’s highest court ruled in favour of carbon pricing – and it wasn’t really close on key issues

2019/05/06

National Post: Killer whales to caribou - UN environment report has strong message for Canada

2019/05/06

BNN Bloomberg: 'Vast majority' of Canadian CEOs support carbon pricing: Economics professor

2019/05/02

Yahoo Finance: Why the carbon tax could create a construction jobs boom

2019/05/01

Global News: Canada’s recycling industry is on life-support. Here’s how to fix it

2019/04/03

Globe & Mail: Climate change is more expensive than the carbon tax

2018/12/04

Maclean's: How to grow the economy while also protecting the environment

2018/11/30

CBC Business: Facing despair as a strong economy fails to defeat climate change: Don Pittis

2018/10/26

The Tyee: New Model Helps Cities Value Natural Assets, Like Wetlands, as Infrastructure

2018/09/21

iPolitics: Circular Economy--A promising strategy for a healthier, more prosperous Canada

2018/09/18

Globe & Mail: Canadian businesses need a ‘circular’ economy to remain competitive

2018/06/24

Global News: Is a carbon tax Canada’s best option to help the environment?

2018/04/30

CBC News: Pay-as-you-throw fees and 4 more ways to reduce waste

2018/03/29

Toronto Star: 24 scientists get the nod for federal government’s Canada 150 Research Chairs program

2018/03/29

CBC News: Canada 150 program results in 'brain gain' for Canadian universities

2018/03/29

Globe & Mail: Environmental economist Carolyn Fischer named Canada 150 research chair

2018/02/07

National Post: Ottawa promises more action on species at risk law

2018/02/07

CTV News: 'Need to get on with it:' Ottawa promises more action on species at risk law

2018/02/03

Radio-Canada: Une étude critique l'inefficacité de la Loi sur les espèces en péril

2018/02/02

Global News: Canada’s endangered species will deteriorate unless government works more with private landowners

2018/02/02

Vancouver Sun: Species-at-risk remain at risk despite government efforts

2018/02/02

CTV News: Federal Species At Risk Act failing to protect biodiversity: study

2018/02/02

National Post: Federal Species At Risk Act failing to protect biodiversity: study

2018/01/01

Municipal World: Municipal Natural Assets--What are they and why should we care?

2017/12/01

Public Sector Digest: Making Nature Count--Municipal Natural Asset Management

2017/11/15

Financial Post: The case for a Canadian sovereign green bond

2017/10/30

Globe & Mail: Canadian cities are counting on nature – and it’s paying off

2017/10/11

CBC On the Money: Decent Work in the Green Economy

2017/09/08

iPolitics: Canada, EU and China to co-host climate meeting in Montreal next week

2017/06/24

Le Devoir: Les phytotechnologies pour des villes vraiment vertes

2017/06/19

Globe & Mail: Cold facts take the heat out of Ontario’s electricity debate

2017/06/12

CBC News: A tale of 3 cities-- B.C. municipalities take action on climate change

2017/05/15

Globe & Mail: Ottawa set to release details of hybrid carbon-tax plan

2017/05/12

The Ottawa Citizen: Here's what it will take to flood-proof our cities

2017/05/08

The Hill Times: Tuning up Canada’s clean innovation system

2017/04/24

Climate Central: China, India Become Climate Leaders as West Falters

2017/04/04

iPolitics: Canada's clean tech sector is falling behind, says report

2017/01/17

Edmonton Journal: Tax balances protecting poor with cutting carbon use

2016/10/26

CBC News: Stormwater warning: P.E.I. municipalities eager for ideas

2016/10/07

New York Times: Canada’s Trudeau Steps Up on Climate Change

2016/10/04

Le Devoir: Quel avenir pour les obligations vertes?

2016/09/09

Ottawa Citizen: Think-tank touts stormwater fees to increase transparency

2016/03/01

New York Times: Does a Carbon Tax Work? Ask British Columbia

2016/02/15

Toronto Star: Why this could be an investment opportunity.

2015/12/15

Global News: Low-carbon Canada: What your life might look like in an eco-friendly environment

2015/12/14

Ottawa Citizen: Paris deal on firmer ground than Kyoto, experts say

2015/12/04

National Newswatch: Here’s how municipalities can reach their sustainability goals

2015/11/23

Globe and Mail: Five ways to build a low-carbon, high-octane Canadian economy

2015/11/23

Ottawa Citizen: uOttawa signs Montreal Pledge to measure carbon footprint of investments

2015/11/20

Ottawa Citizen: Climate clarity: What the science means, and what emissions targets mean for you

2015/10/22

Corporate Knights: Growing Ontario’s green economy

2015/09/01

Business in Vancouver: Telus Corp. taps green bond to bankroll B.C. tower

2015/06/18

The Huffington Post: The Climate Post: Pope Calls for Sweeping Changes to Address Climate Change

2015/06/06

New York Times: The Case for a Carbon Tax

2015/05/12

The Huffington Post: Nova Scotia Should Become the Second Province to Adopt a Carbon Tax

2015/04/20

Macleans: 35 ways to look at the economy on budget day

2015/04/13

Globe and Mail: Provinces can lead in building a low-carbon economy