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PROVINCE GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO ZERO EMISSION VEHICLES
Nov 29, 2007
B.C. INTRODUCES CLIMATE ACTION LEGISLATION
Nov 20, 2007
PROVINCE ANNOUNCES CLIMATE ACTION TEAM
Nov 20, 2007
Applause for emissions law and new Climate Team
Nov 20, 2007
FCM opens carbon offset market to canadian municipalities
Oct 26, 2007
Climate change leaders promote North America's green future
Oct 24, 2007
BCAA boosts Bike Month by offering free roadside assistance to cyclists
May 11, 2007
One Day One School Program launched to promote active school trips
May 10, 2007
BC high schools to receive Earth Day present - Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth"
Apr 16, 2007
City of Vancouver’s Idle-free Bylaw enforced
Mar 29, 2007
BC Throne Speech: Local Governments and Energy
Feb 19, 2007
VANCOUVER, January 8th, 2007 /VANCOUVER ELECTRIC VEHICLE ASSOCIATION
Jan 9, 2007
Light House Sustainable Building Centre is offering free energy efficiency screenings for new Institutional / Commercial / Industrial / Multi-unit Residential Buildings in BC
Jan 3, 2007
New program to help 600,000 fleet vehicles across Canada go green
Nov 16, 2006
Mayor Sullivan urges Canadian cities to adopt EcoDensity;
Nov 8, 2006
Premier launches green cities project
Nov 3, 2006
Car co-op service launched
Nov 1, 2006
Seattle in King County- USA King County a (US) national model on climate change mitigation strategies
Oct 31, 2006
British Columbia's greenhouse gas emissions explode
Oct 16, 2006
Kids Get a FREE Ride as Translink Supports "WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK"
Oct 5, 2006
City taking applications for Youth Politik
Oct 2, 2006
Government Provides Funding for New Biofuels Opportunities to Producers Across Canada
Sep 22, 2006
Warming Up to Bioheat
Sep 18, 2006
Unique EARTHRACE vessel to make stop in Vancouver’s Granville Island - Tues Aug 1st
Jul 28, 2006
New Greenpeace Ad Slams Gas Guzzlers
Jul 26, 2006
$2 Million to Promote Active Commuting Options
Jul 7, 2006
Report to the Prime Minister on Cities and Communities
Jun 22, 2006
One Day, One School
Jun 19, 2006
Mayor Sullivan launches Vancouver EcoDensity Initiative
Jun 19, 2006
2006 Design Competition Exhibit: “Closing the Loop”
Jun 19, 2006
An Invitation to Watch the World Urban Forum
Jun 16, 2006
Urban Design Certificate Program
Jun 15, 2006
Design partners launch Greater Vancouver GreenGuide
Jun 13, 2006
BCAA boosts Bike Month by offering free roadside assistance to cyclists
Jun 9, 2006
CBC "Favorite City Space" contest
Jun 5, 2006
Plastic Bag Tax motion from North Vancouver
Jun 1, 2006
Conservation Action 2006
May 23, 2006
The New and Improved PedalMetalStudio is now OPEN!!!
May 16, 2006
URBAN Turbine Project for GVRD
May 8, 2006
100 Mile Diet
May 8, 2006
42,000 Kilometers by Foot, Oar, Ski and Bicycle - The first human powered circumnavigation of the earth.
May 3, 2006
Sustainable Design Competition "Closing The Loop"
Apr 11, 2006
One Day Launch Itinerary
Sep 20, 2005
City, corporate and community leaders launch One Day
Sep 20, 2005
About the Cool Vancouver Task Force
Sep 19, 2005
One Day Leadership Council Backgrounder
Sep 19, 2005
The City does a lot in One Day
Sep 19, 2005
One Day Campaign Backgrounder
Sep 19, 2005

City, corporate and community leaders launch One Day

Community engagement campaign aims to make Vancouver the cleanest, greenest, healthiest city in the world.

VANCOUVER–The City of Vancouver today launched One Day, an ambitious city-wide campaign to engage Vancouver residents and business owners in a movement to change the way they consume energy at home and on the road.

“One Day is about leadership and working together.  We have an opportunity in 2010 to showcase Vancouver as a model for how urban populations use and consume energy, and the only way to do that is to motivate people to get started,” says Vancouver Mayor Larry Campbell. The Mayor was joined by community leaders such as Vancity and Citizens Bank, the YWCA, Norske Canada, UBC and Novex Couriers in making the announcement as part of Car Free Day.

One Day is about each Vancouver resident taking small, simple steps that will contribute to a reduction of community-wide external greenhouse gas emissions by six per cent by 2012. It’s also about values and quality of life, and gives people easy examples of what they can do to protect and preserve Vancouver’s natural environment. One Day is also about health and wellness, and recognizing that walking, cycling and active transportation can help people stay fit and reduce energy consumption in the process.

One Day is part of a comprehensive strategy, initiated by the City’s Sustainability Office, developed in consultation with the public over a 24-month period by the Cool Vancouver Task Force, a wide range of stakeholder groups including educators, environmentalists, corporate leaders and government representatives. 

As part of its own leadership in this area, City of Vancouver has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from City operations by 20 per cent below 1990 levels by 2012.

Visit onedayvancouver.ca

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Contact:

Thomas Osdoba, Manager of Sustainability: 604-871-6677
Jennifer Young, Assistant Director of Communications: 604-873-7394


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