EcoNews — Shiny rooftops, kicking plastic pollution, and oh so many events

In this edition of EcoNews, we give you some highlights from our first-ever and, it turns out, incredibly popular N.B. EcoHomes Tour; we tell you about the plastics charter we signed onto that gives a roadmap to a plastic-waste-free Canada; invite … [Read more...]

Moncton’s one-stop-shop for reusable everyday items

Ez Eco is a Moncton-based pop-up shop which specializes in replacing … [Read more...]

Comfort, shiny rooftops, and inspiration: My trip on the NB EcoHomes tour

This past weekend I had the chance to attend the first-ever Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour. Presented by the Conservation Council and the Saint John chapter of the Council of Canadians, this event was a self-guided tour of 12 homes … [Read more...]

40th anniversary screening of Budworks in Fredericton with award-winning independent filmmaker Neal Livingston

Back-to-back film nights at Conserver House include Livingston’s most recent documentary on clean energy and fracking,100 Short Stories FREDERICTON — The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is pleased to host a pair of film screenings with … [Read more...]

Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour

Have you wondered what you can do to lessen your home’s carbon footprint? Would you like to learn more about the options available to you and the practical steps you can take to make a real difference? Here is your chance to see what homeowners in … [Read more...]

Take part in our EcoHomes tour, then take advantage of NB Power’s new energy efficiency programs!

Do you ever find yourself wishing you could live more efficiently, but not sure when or how to start making the transition? Good news! NB Power and the provincial government recently unveiled new programs to help homeowners and businesses lower … [Read more...]

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to some provincial parks

Our provincial parks will get a little greener this summer. NB Power and the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture recently announced the province’s electric vehicle charging network is expanding to include new stations at provincial parks … [Read more...]

New study shows energy efficiency investments will create 25,000+ jobs in New Brunswick

The transition to an energy-efficient economy would create more than 25,000 full-time jobs in New Brunswick and increase the provincial GDP by $4.9 billion over the next 13 years, according to a new study from Dunsky Energy Consulting. The study, … [Read more...]

Breaking EcoNews — A fair coal phase out, protecting Parlee Beach, and panning aquaculture oversight

In this breaking edition of EcoNews, our Executive Director Lois Corbett leads the effort to ensure a fair and prosperous transition away from coal-fired electricity in Canada as co-chair of a new federal task force; we bring you the key findings … [Read more...]

Lois Corbett appointed co-chair of federal government’s Just Transition Task Force for coal phase out

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 25 April 2018 OTTAWA —  The Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, has been appointed by the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Hon. Catherine McKenna, as the co-chair of the … [Read more...]