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Will Ontario become a relic of the auto industry?

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner recently urged the province to up its game if it hopes to achieve its GHG emission reduction target.

Ontario is ideally positioned to be a leader in EV manufacturing, research and development, according to a recent study from Windfall Centre, which calls on the province to exploit its strengths and carve out an EV manufacturing node that will shore up its sagging auto sector. Missing the manufacturing opportunities presented by a transformative shift to low carbon vehicles would have dire economic consequences for Ontario’s labour market.

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Windfall Centre opens it's doors

Doors Open Aurora

August 15, 2015

Join Windfall Centre for Doors Open Aurora this Saturday between 10:am and 4:pm at the Charles Henry Sheppard House. Guided tours are offered at 11:am, 1:pm and 3:pm and light refreshments will be available.

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Free electric car charging coming to Ikea stores

60-amp charging stations at Canadian stores by end of August

IKEA announced at the Climate Summit of the Americas just outside Toronto on Thursday that it will install 60-amp charging stations at all of its Canadian stores by the end of August. Every location will get two chargers per store to start with.

Electric car charging coming to Ikea

High spirits at the 2015 Windfall Ecology Festival reviews our 14th annual  festival

Droplets didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of partiers in Newmarket, but then again, the environment couldn’t survive without rain such as that brought by this afternoon's showers...

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Home Energy Loan Program Expands

All Toronto properties are now included

The City of Toronto's innovative Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) has expanded city-wide. Program eligibility will no longer be based on postal code, instead all Toronto properties are now included. 

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Ontarians to discuss climate action

Ontario Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, has released Ontario’s Climate Change Discussion Paper. We welcome Ontario’s continued leadership on climate protection and look forward to working with the province in building a sustainable and prosperous future for our children, says Windfall Centre Executive Director, Brent Kopperson.

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