Julie Leach

About Julie Leach

Julie is TAF's Communications Manager and currently on maternity leave.

What the Building Sector Needs to Know About Ontario’s Climate Plan

By |April 10th, 2017|

SABMag, March 10, 2017

Resilience in 2050: An interview with futurist Sanjay Khanna

By |April 4th, 2017|

Sanjay Khanna is a futurist, speaker, and thought-leader who sits on the advisory group of the City of Toronto and TAF project, TransformTO.  This is the fifth interview in our TransformTO Talks series with multi-sectoral experts.


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Financing for energy efficiency retrofits a key Infrastructure Bank opportunity

By |March 21st, 2017|

The nascent Canadian Infrastructure Bank is a golden opportunity to invest in energy efficiency on a large scale. By scaling up retrofits and reducing energy waste across Canada, the CIB would yield a financial and environmental Return on Investment.

80×50 E-News March, 2017

By |March 15th, 2017|

Toronto is on track for its 2020 emissions target. How about its 2050 goal? Also, a TAF-financed solar project pays off; and Ontario's green bank takes shape.

80×50 E-News February, 2017

By |February 16th, 2017|

Success! Ontario enacts energy reporting for large buildings following TAF's recommendations. Also, Toronto City Council approves short-term funding for TransformTO.

Connecting the dots: carbon reduction and other public goods

By |February 15th, 2017|

What if Toronto’s bankers, nurses, and social housing providers all agreed on the same pathway forward for the City? It’s difficult to imagine; working within an increasingly complex system, policy priorities are often in competition with one another. Cyclists and drivers compete for street […]

TransformTO Talks: Nurses speak up for carbon reduction and health

By |January 24th, 2017|

Kim Jarvi is Senior Economist in the Policy Department at the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO). His focus includes environmental, economic, and health policy. Kim sits on the advisory group of the City of Toronto and TAF project, TransformTO.  This is the fourth interview in our TransformTO […]

80×50 E-News January, 2017

By |January 4th, 2017|

We're confident that 2017 will be successful one for climate action in the GTHA. Here are some headlines we want to see; from energy reporting to TransformTO to transportation.

Five facts about Ontario’s rising electricity rates

By |December 21st, 2016|

As we come upon the darkest time of the year, the cost of keeping the lights on continues to be a hot topic. With two rate hikes in the last six months, many people in Ontario are feeling the burn of rising electricity prices. […]

80×50 E-News December, 2016

By |December 12th, 2016|

New microtransit report, road tolls, new grants and investments