Eco-West Canada’s mandate is promoting the sustainable economic development of Canada’s rural municipalities


EWC’s activities thus include assisting rural and urban municipalities as well as other clients in developing and implementing green projects by capitalizing on the synergies created through local and regional action planning. To achieve these goals, EWC is active in the following sectors:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Low carbon emissions clusters
  • Transportation
  • Municipal waste management
  • Circular economy

Association of Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities Magazine

The Association of Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities (AMBM) recently published a special bilingual edition of a magazine on immigration this past April.

Focusing on the impact of the AMBM Group on Francophone and bilingual economic immigration in Manitoba, this new magazine will feature stories on the growing economic force of the AMBM, CDEM, Eco-West Canada and Manitoba’s bilingual municipalities that benefit of the continuum of Francophone immigration services in Manitoba.

Enjoy a bilingual electronic copy here and please share the link with others. Hard copies are available for Eco-West partners upon request.

QUEST Canada: Results of the Net-Zero Communities Accelerator Pilot Program

QUEST Canada works with communities to enable local action required to achieve net-zero emissions across the Canadian economy.

This report, released in June of 2023, provides valuable insight on key deliverables and outcomes of QUEST’s efforts. As well, insights are shared about the preconditions at the community level that deliver the biggest impacts.

E-bikes in Your Community

Electric bikes are zero-emission vehicles that are not only a great alternative to fossil fuel vehicles, but also a healthy way to get around. Imagine the pedal power you can get from an e-bike — from personal use to shared transportation for businesses, summer staff and more — you can go farther and have heavier cargo than you’ve ever dreamt. Learn more about e-bike uses and options.

Efficiency Manitoba: Manitoba Community Rink Lighting Initiative

Efficiency Manitoba is launching a new limited-time initiative aiming to help communities throughout the province reduce their energy bills and operating costs. Through the Community Rink Lighting Initiative, the Crown corporation will be providing funding to help multiple facilities with indoor ice rinks replace their inefficient lighting, covering up to 100% of reasonable lighting equipment and associated labour costs.

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Sectors of Activity


Eco-West Canada works with small to medium size municipalities and other clients to plan and implement sustainability projects in various sectors of activity, including municipal waste and wastewater management, energy efficiency, transportation, climate change local action planning, low carbon emissions clusters and the circular economy.

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New Green Economy Partnership Agreement Between Eco-West Canada (EWC) & SUMA

AMBM President and Reeve of the Rural Municipality of La Broquerie, Ivan Normandeau, issued the following statement following the public announcement of the launch of the Municipal Eco-Action Centre of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA), and the signing of a partnership agreement between […]

June 10, 2024

Federation of Canadian Municipalities – Case studies: Using data to address water infrastructure vulnerabilities

Learn how five communities are using better data to identify climate change-related infrastructure vulnerabilities.

January 23, 2024

Planning and Design Projects: Infrastructure Canada’s Rural Transit Solutions Fund

The Rural Transit Solutions Fund is the first federal fund to target the development of transit solutions in rural and remote communities. Eligible applicants can seek a grant of up to $50,000 to support communities’ projects to plan and design […]

December 7, 2023

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