Province steps up to help municipalities address climate change

By |October 19th, 2015|

How might a provincial mandate help cities legislate the most effective climate programs? Ontario is currently reviewing key pieces of municipal legislation to ensure that municipalities across the Province have the tools, powers, and flexibility they need to effectively serve their communities.

Lab results are in! Top recommendations for Ontario’s climate strategy

By |August 31st, 2015|

What do you get when you corral representatives from industry, labour, non-profits, First Nations, academia, and healthcare in a room to discuss climate strategy?  Believe it or not, you can round up a pretty clear consensus on how to tackle climate change in Ontario.

That’s […]

Coming to large buildings near you: landmark energy reporting policy

By |July 7th, 2015|

City Council has just committed to implementing an Energy Reporting and Benchmarking policy for large buildings, a long-awaited victory for one of TAF’s key policy initiatives. Energy reporting and benchmarking is high on the list of strategies to reduce urban emissions, as 37% of […]

TAF explores low carbon policy approaches

By |April 27th, 2015|

On the heels of recent Provincial policy announcements, TAF reviews the key policies to address climate issues at the local level, including carbon pricing and transit funding.