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Bullfrog eBuzz

August 2016

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Bullfrog is partnering with Iron & Earth, a group of oil sands workers championing a shift to renewable energy. The group's Atlantic chapter successfully crowdfunded a solar greenhouse that will be built in St. John's to help demonstrate renewable energy—and is also planning to re-train out-of-work oil sands workers in renewable technologies.

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Clean Energy Canada explains electrification 

In its latest blog post, Bullfrog partner Clean Energy Canada discusses the concept of electrification: the process of shifting our economy to one powered by clean electricity. Clean Energy Canada believes that our country is well-positioned for electrification. Why? Read on to find out.

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Calgary partnerships cultivate community orchards

Thanks to the Community Orchards program started by bullfrogpowered REAP and non-profit Enactus Calgary, more than 400 donated fruit trees have been planted in Calgary this year. The trees absorb carbon dioxide in the air, and their fruit are harvested for low-income Calgarians in need. Learn more about the program here.

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Your chance to catch a free advance screening of Deepwater Horizon!

Bullfrog is partnering with Elevation Pictures for the film, Deepwater Horizon, to bullfrogpower eight advance screenings of the film across Canada on Wednesday, September 28 (in theatres September 30).

From the director of Lone Survivor, Deepwater Horizon, starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson, recounts the efforts of the men and women who battled the oil spill that would become one of the world’s largest man-made disasters.

Visit our contest page for your chance to watch the movie ahead of its release. Good luck!

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Staples superpowers 10 schools with green technology

Congratulations to the 10 winning schools of this year's Staples Superpower Your School contest! Each school won $25,000 of technology that will be bullfrogpowered—participating schools were judged on submitted essays detailing their environmental projects and accomplishments. Read the full list of winning schools.

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Tune up your wheels at a Steam Whistle stop

Did you know that bullfrogpowered Steam Whistle Brewing is an avid supporter of the cycling community? Steam Whistle has more than 25 bike repair stations across Canada—including stations at bullfrogpowered spots such as Guelph's Woolwich Arrow Pub, MEC's King Street store in Toronto and Evergreen Brick Works. Click here to find one close to you.
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Torontonians sail in for films on the lake

From August 18 to 20, the annual Sail-in Cinema hosted Toronto’s largest outdoor movie theatre: a two-sided screen set atop a barge in Toronto Harbour. Moviegoers from both deck and shore watched Hook, Jumanji and The Princess Bride over the weekend, courtesy of bullfrogpowered PortsToronto.

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Biotraps help put a lid on mosquitoes

Bullfrogpowered Greenlid, known for its biodegradable compost containers, just introduced the Biotrap as an eco-friendly solution to mosquitoes. Biotraps are biodegradable and waterproof, and its insecticide doesn't harm other wildlife. Plus, for every Biotrap purchased through Indiegogo, Greenlid will donate a Biotrap to affected countries. 

Bullfrog welcomes the newest businesses to the community:

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