APTN — A not-for-profit organization has wrapped up its final session of a program that helps First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities retrofit their older buildings to make them more liveable.
Canada’s National Observer — Corey Cote-Diabo calls housing energy efficiency the “unseen” battleground of the climate crisis. Energy efficiency is not visible like a solar project. Instead, it’s hidden like centralized piping in a home that is properly sealed and ventilated.
CBC, Ottawa Morning — First Nations and Inuit participants from across Canada are in Wakefield, Que., this week to learn about home energy efficiency as part of Indigenous Clean Energy’s Bringing it Home program.
Canada’s National Observer — Bohdana Chiupka-Innes, a 30-year-old Cree intern architect, is about to build her first house with help from the youth in her community.
The Energy Mix — Energy cost savings, massive job creation, and energy security and sovereignty are among the motivations behind the overwhelming support for energy efficiency efforts in Indigenous communities.
Pembina Institute — Lessons learned from the Pembina Institute’s involvement in the Indigenous Off-diesel Initiative.
Saltwire — Project with Natural Forces to consist of three turbines near Kinkora.
Saltwire — The project is a partnership between Lennox Island First Nation and Natural Forces.
Yukon News — Khàtìnas.àxh Community School to be heated by Teslin Tlingit Council’s biomass system.
PaNow — The latest program from Indigenous Clean Energy could have a big impact on a small community west of Prince Albert.
Winnipeg Free Press — At Sagkeeng First Nation, a cohort of ambitious youth are leading the clean-energy movement.
CTV News — A group of youths in Sagkeeng First Nation is hoping to inspire the community to live more sustainably through the creation of a solar-powered greenhouse.
New clean energy tax credits must be designed in a way that encourages Indigenous participation, say experts
The Hill Times — Indigenous-led renewable energy projects offer an opportunity for economic reconciliation, as well as an opportunity to address past injustices such as the development of large-scale hydro projects from the 1940s onwards that flooded communities and sacred sites, says one researcher.
Electric Autonomy — If Canada wants an equitable transition to a cleaner future with Indigenous peoples, some changes are needed in the funding programs that help communities adopt ZEV and clean technology.
Canada’s National Observer — A fund designed to kick-start clean fuel projects has received “limited interest” from Indigenous organizations, a Canada’s National Observer access-to-information request has found.
Policy Magazine — Is a clean energy system sufficient to vitalize Canada’s future? In one word, No. To be truly impactful our country’s pathway towards net zero should embody Just Transition.
Canada’s National Observer — For Serena Mendizabal, defending her Haudenosaunee culture and land are one and the same.
APTN — Indigenous youth from across the country gathered in Cape Breton this week to learn from Indigenous clean energy experts.
CBC, What On Earth — Climate change can feel like an impossible problem, with complex solutions out of reach for most of us. But when the What On Earth radio show asked listeners to nominate climate champions in their communities, there was a flood of responses.
Timmins Today — Bohdana Innes hopes that the future will look a lot more diverse and she is planning on being a part of making that happen.
USask News — Aubrey-Anne Laliberte-Pewapisconias is living out the University of Saskatchewan (USask) vision: Together, we will be what the world needs.
Forbes — The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has stated that Canada will need around $2 trillion to fund its energy transition over the next 30 years.
As Canada struggles to meet its climate targets, Indigenous communities are taking the lead on clean energy
CBC Radio, Day 6 — AJ Esquega the Energy Projects Coordinator for the Gull Bay First Nation tells us about the nation’s solar microgrid and how it has reduced the remote community’s reliance on diesel fuel.
The Canadian Press — On a wintry day last November, Daphne Kay looked up at an expanse of gleaming solar panels located on Cowessess First Nation reserve land just east of Regina and cried.
CBC — Young people from all over the country are in Whitehorse this week to take part in an Indigenous clean energy conference.
Environment Journal — National non-profit Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) highlighted Indigenous and community-led renewable energy projects as the future of climate action during COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Energy Monitor — Indigenous communities in Canada have been trailblazers in the clean energy transition, especially when it comes to microgrids in remote locations.
theglobeandmail.com — On a sunny day last month, a group of about 30 people toured the Nanticoke Solar facility, a 44-megawatt project built on the former site of what was Ontario’s biggest coal-fired plant before it was decommissioned in 2013.
Two First Nations women have secured funding to build an off-grid solar powered greenhouse to provide food security for their community
EcoHome — The Sagkeeng First Nation is a Treaty-1, 3 and 5 First Nation in the Eastman Region of Manitoba, where two young and ambitious members of their community have undertaken a project to build a clean energy-powered greenhouse to provide urgently needed affordable food security for their community.
Nunatsiaq News — Participants given opportunity to connect to mentors, build partnerships