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The Right to a Healthy Environment Documenting the need for environmental rights in Canada

Do Canadians have a right to a healthy environment? Such rights are recognized in more than 110 countries around the world, but not in Canada. We have compiled three case studies highlighting the adverse impact on current rights when environmental human rights are lacking. All three case studies relate to energy development in Alberta.

April 20, 2017
By Nikki Way, Andrew Read, Erin Flanagan

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Ontario’s modern Renewable Fuel Standard Pembina Institute’s submission to the discussion paper on Ontario’s proposed modern Renewable Fuel Standard

Changing how people and goods move — including by what mode, with what fuel and how far — is necessary to reduce transportation emissions and achieve Ontario’s climate change goals.

March 22, 2017
By Dianne Zimmerman

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Capturing the Benefits of Energy Efficiency for Non-Profit Organizations Opportunities, barriers and program recommendations

The non-profit sector needs the tools and support to participate effectively in the move toward a cleaner and more democratic electricity grid.

Nov. 30, 2016
By Binnu Jeyakumar, Sara Hastings-Simon

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Regional Transportation Plan Review Pembina Institute’s submission to Metrolinx’s 2016 review

By establishing targets for GHG emissions, and keeping environmental impact in mind for all decisions, Metrolinx can help lower Ontario's transportation emissions.

Nov. 29, 2016
By Dianne Zimmerman, Lindsay Wiginton

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Out with the coal, in with the new National benefits of an accelerated phase-out of coal-fired power

This report illustrates the environmental and health benefits of a national accelerated coal phase-out. A national phase-out no later than 2030 would more than double the health benefits compared to the existing 2012 federal regulation.

Nov. 21, 2016
By Benjamin Israel, Erin Flanagan

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Eye on the prize The real possibility of new transit revenue

If we had sustainable revenue streams dedicated to transit like many other cities do, we could de-politicize the funding aspect of these debates.

Nov. 17, 2016
By Lindsay Wiginton

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Grid Modernization in Ontario

In Ontario, we can dream bigger about what a modern grid can do for operators, utilities, consumers and the environment.

Aug. 5, 2016
By Eli Angen, Binnu Jeyakumar

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Pembina Foundation Annual Financial Report 2015

Summary of the Pembina Foundation's 2015 Financial Statements.

July 8, 2016
By Trish Long

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Let's get King Street moving

Testing options for improving the King Street corridor through a pilot project is critical to getting people moving.

June 17, 2016
By Nithya Vijayakumar

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Close to Home The benefits of compact, walkable, transit-friendly neighbourhoods

This report reviews some of the ways focusing on compact development and building complete communities can make life more affordable and enjoyable. It also includes examples of the benefits of density and how it can help create compact, walkable and transit-oriented neighbourhoods.

March 31, 2016
By Dianne Zimmerman, Nithya Vijayakumar

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