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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

Province of Manitoba: Merit-based Low Carbon Economy Fund

Do you have a project to reduce carbon emissions/greenhouse gasses? Your project could be eligible for funding: NOTE: municipal projects may be eligible to also receive funding from Federation of Canadian Municipalities programs up to a maximum of 100% project cost […]

December 7, 2023

Government of Canada: Sustainable Development Goals Program – Grants Stream

This funding opportunity is for projects that will increase public awareness, share best practices or lessons learned that support and enhance sustainability within equity-deserving groups: Application period: November 20, 2023 to January 12, 2024 at 11:59 pm (PST) Funding amount: Up to […]

December 7, 2023

Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program

The Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program (SREPs) is launching a new funding stream in November 2023. Capacity Building Activities Eligible activities include community- or project-specific capacity building related to grid-connected renewable energy and energy storage, and/or grid modernization projects: […]

November 29, 2023

Low Carbon Economy Challenge (LCEC)

Offered by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), this new opportunity is for projects that help Canada reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This funding opportunity are for projects requesting a minimum of $1,000,000 in federal funding through this intake and must […]

November 29, 2023

Natural Infrastructure and Prairie Prosperity

The natural infrastructure sector contributes billions to the Prairie-wide economy and creates jobs. We need more investment in this sector, which is required to treat and supply clean, fresh water to the millions who live on Canada’s Prairies, as well […]

November 23, 2023

QUEST Canada and Partnering Organizations Launch the NCA Program’s Inaugural Prairies Cohort of Participating Communities

On October 12, 2023, QUEST Canada, in partnership with the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER), Community Energy Association (CEA), the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC), and Eco-West Canada, launched the inaugural Prairies Cohort of the Net-Zero Communities Accelerator […]

October 13, 2023

Efficiency Manitoba: Community Rink Lighting Initiative

Eco-West Canada is supporting Efficiency Manitoba’s newly launched Community Rink Lighting Initiative, which opened on September 1. This initiative provides funding for energy efficient lighting upgrades. Expression of Interest Accepted:Friday, September 1 to December 1, 2023 This new limited-time initiative aims […]

September 27, 2023

$150,000 Investment in EV Chargers for Rural Manitoba

Eco-West is thrilled with the Manitoba government’s funding announcement for four new Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Holland, Cypress River, and Treherne as part of a $150,000 investment across Manitoba.  Environment and Climate Minister Kevin Klein emphasized the […]

July 20, 2023

Electric vehicle users say travel plans have to be adapted due to unreliable charging infrastructure in Sask.

Saskatchewan’s electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure is slowly growing, however, early EV adopters note that long-distance trips are still a concern due to the lack of charging infrastructure. Currently, Saskatchewan has 1,446 registered EVs, but local EV drivers believe that the […]

July 13, 2023

The Net-Zero Communities Accelerator Pilot Program

The Net-Zero Communities Accelerator Pilot Program grew out of work being done by QUEST Canada. Already researching gaps found in the community energy and emissions support landscape, QUEST Canada discovered there was need for a program that would: A key […]

June 27, 2023

New EV Charging Station Powers Transition in Village of Dunnottar

We are very pleased to share news that the Manitoba government officially announced its support of Eco-West Canada’s initiative to install a Level 3 EV charging station in the Village of Dunnottar, Manitoba. It’s all part of the plan to […]

June 20, 2023

Manitoba’s 3rd largest city runs without buses, leaving some families stuck in place

More information is available here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/steinbach-no-transit-service-1.6832183

May 9, 2023

Some Sask. mayors want help to grow electric vehicle charging network for tourism

More information is available here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/electric-vehicle-network-sask-tourism-1.6667919

December 26, 2022

Municipalities sign on to study regional transportation

The Southeast Manitoba Transit Initiative feasibility study is well under way after its official launch on September 22nd in Steinbach, MB. This collaborative effort between Eco-West Canada and the RM of Piney will explore potential transportation solutions for the underserved region, […]

November 4, 2022

Hanover throws support behind regional transit strategy

The Southeast Manitoba Transit Initiative feasibility study is well under way after its official launch on September 22nd in Steinbach, MB. This collaborative effort between Eco-West Canada and the RM of Piney will explore potential transportation solutions for the underserved region, […]

October 28, 2022

MANITOBA GOVERNMENT INVESTING $8.7 MILLION TO DIVERT WASTE FROM LANDFILLS

Eco-West Canada is pleased to announce that it will receive $30,000 from the Manitoba government as it takes additional measures help protect the environment by providing more than $8.7 million for waste diversion initiatives, with a focus on reducing greenhouse-gas […]

October 18, 2022

#NationalDriveElectricWeek – Saskatchewan EV Association (SEVA) 7th annual National Drive Electric Week

In celebration of National Drive Electric Week, Eco-West Canada had the opportunity to participate in the Regina event hosted by SEVA (Saskatchewan EV Association). We were welcomed with open arms by the Saskatchewan EV community and had many conversations on […]

September 26, 2022

#EVWeek in Canada: PS Duguid Announces over $2.5 million in Funding for New Chargers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan

 #EVWeek in Canada: PS Duguid Announces over $2.5 million in Funding for New Chargers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan

July 26, 2022

Eco-West Canada to deliver NRCan’s ZEVAI project in the Prairies

On Friday, February 11, 2022, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) announced an investment of $300,000 to Eco-West Canada (EWC) as part of the Zero Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative (ZEVAI). Eco-West Canada_ZEVAI PRESS RELEASE_Final This funding will enable EWC to develop and deploy a […]

February 11, 2022

Eco-West Canada Newsletter – February 2022

Read the latest news at Eco-West Canada here: EWC_News_Feb-ENG

February 1, 2022

(Français) Le journal La Liberté publie son premier numéro de Nature Mag Junior

Sorry, this entry is only available in French.

January 15, 2022

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