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July 2016


B.C.'s Kanaka Bar Indian Band recently celebrated the launch of a new 10 kW solar project—built with support from Bullfrog. The community began its renewable energy efforts with the construction of a 50 MW run-of-river hydro project in 2014. Check out this video of the solar project's launch—and the community's hopes for a clean energy future.


Clean Energy Canada discusses "Three Amigos'" climate agreement

In June, the leaders of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico met at the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa to discuss—among other issuesthe common goal of a competitive, low-carbon economy. The leaders agreed to a target of 50% clean power generation by 2025 for the continent. What does this mean for Canada? How much more work needs to be done? Bullfrogpowered partner Clean Energy Canada discusses these questions and more in a recent blog post.


GoJava helps turn coffee pods into playgrounds

Looking for an eco-friendly solution to coffee pods? GoJava is a Toronto-based company that supplies and recycles coffee pods. GoJava delivers the coffee to your door, picks up the used pods and has the materials separated: the coffee is composted and the plastic is made into plastic lumber for reuse in building decking, park benches and playgrounds. Plus, GoJava supports green energy! Visit them online.


Support sustainable seafood with buycatch

Calgarians have a new way to choose sustainably sourced seafood through buycatch, a new initiative from bullfrogpowered Catch and The Oyster Bar at the Hyatt Regency Calgary. Every morning, the restaurant's chefs prepare Ocean Wise-certified produce for customers (like a fresh fish market). The Ocean Wise program ensures seafood is caught or farmed responsibly—check out the buycatch website for more info.


Panda-monium at inaugural WWF fundraiser

Congrats to WWF-Canada on the success of its inaugural Pandamonium celebration, which raised funds for environmental research and preservation. Hundreds attended the event—including Bullfrog, which was also a sponsor—and featured art installations, an augmented reality exhibit and musical act The Strumbellas.

Sanagan's supports local farmers

Choosing locally sourced produce can have a positive impact on the environment and community. We asked Peter Sanagan, owner of Sanagan's Meat Locker in Toronto, why he supports local farms for his shop. "I got into the business because I wanted to celebrate the Ontario farmers who work hard to raise the healthiest animals," he says. Sanagan's reduces its environmental impact by choosing green energy. 

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