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Sep 18, 2014

The Cleantech Edge: Canada's Fastest Growing Industry in the Age of Climate Change - Vancouver, BC - The David Suzuki Foundation and partners from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, the BC Cleantech CEO Alliance, and the BC Technology Industry Association are organizing a clean technology event on the significance and opportunity of this sector to the Canadian economy and its role in addressing environent challenges such as climate change.

Oct 29-30, 2014

Vancouver Island State o f the Island Economic Summit - Nanaimo, BC - The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance presents the VI Economic Summit. A venue and a forum that brings together Youth, First Nations, Political Leaders, Business Leaders, Small Business and other inspirational leaders in championing actions which will position Vancouver Island in the global Marketplace. Summit breakout sessions include Opportunities in the Green Economy, Women in Leadership. and Business of First Nations.

Nov 5 - 6, 2014

Green California Schools Summit and Exposition - Pasadena, CA - Annual meeting place for stakeholders in the greening of schools - from facility managers, finance officers, teachers and administrators to architects, engineers and curriculum developers.


April 2014: Better Environmental & Stewardship Technology Conference May 28 - 30 - ASTTBC Supports Event

November 3, 2012: ASTTBC TechGREEN Awards - At this year's Technology Awards & Recognition Celebration, these TechGREEN Awards were presented to some very deserving recipients who demonstrated leadership in green living, sustainable best practices, energy conservation and environmental initiatives. The 2012 TechGREEN Award Winners are:

  • TechGREEN Award - Individual: Alex Zimmerman, AScT
  • TechGREEN Award - Corporation: United Lock-Block Ltd.
  • TechGREEN Award - Organization: City of Nanaimo

September 2012: Green Building Design and Construction Certificate
Camosun College Continuing Studies is offering this program in a blended format which involves both on-campus classes at the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence in Penticton and off-campus online study. More info


A Greener Economy for British Columbia

Greening British Columbia's economy involves transitioning to a sustainable economic model that is powered by green technologies and practices in every dimension of society and that generates green jobs, creates more sustainable businesses, and stimulates low-carbon investments province-wide.

The links below provide access to key facts on BC's green economy, including more details on existing and emerging green jobs, on green education and training, and valuable reports, resources, and job boards .

For more information on occupations in B.C.’s green economy, see

Green Job Downloads

UNBC Wins Award: ASTTBC Past President is Project Manager - The University of Northern BC (UNBC) along with Harvard wins presitigious award for campus sustainability.

Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) Reveals Trash Tactics

Task Group Publishes Energy Article

Further $25m Dedicated to Rural Clean Energy Projects - The Province will provide a further $25 million to develop innovative, clean energy projects in British Columbia’s rural communities through the Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund.

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BC Green Economy

Capital Report - For anyone who would like to keep up-to-date on the B.C. Government Caucus

Keystone EnviroNewsletter

Lighthouse Sustainable Building Centre Events

Metro Vancouver Events

Metro Vancouver Sustainability Community Breakfasts

Green Drinks - Every month people who work in the environmental field meet up for a beer at informal sessions known as Green Drinks


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