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18 04, 2018

Indigenous Pipeline Monitors at Industry Nights

April 18th, 2018|

Indigenous community members completing training at SAIT (Calgary, AB) in a pipeline monitoring program will be available to meet and greet industry representatives at Industry Nights.  You are invited to meet each cohort of 20 learners at Industry Nights to be held at SAIT’s Chinook Lodge on April 24, May 17 and June 14 [...]

2 01, 2018

INAC Call for Proposals for the Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring Program

January 2nd, 2018|

This Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring Program is a direct response to issues identified by the National Indigenous Organizations through their engagement on the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. The program will provide $31.4 million over five years in funding starting in April 2017, to support Indigenous communities in the development and implementation [...]

16 11, 2017

Is there a difference between pipeline and environmental monitoring?

November 16th, 2017|

By Deanna Burgart, P.Eng, CET With a great deal of discussion online and in the media about pipeline monitoring and the promotion of greater involvement with Indigenous communities, it is important to understand that there are several specializations in the industry that involve many different skill sets. Engineers, technologists, scientists, biologists, geoscientists and tradespeople all [...]

9 11, 2017

Get dollars to hire a new environmental worker

November 9th, 2017|

ECO Canada can provide $15K to organisations who hire a new environmental professional. Dollars are also available to hire a winter or summer student. Read more here...

6 11, 2017

Indigenous Pipeline Monitoring-Call for Applicants

November 6th, 2017|

Upcoming Training Opportunity in Pipeline Monitoring in 2018 Training in Indigenous communities around pipeline monitoring and leak detection can lead to better leak detection and response times, provide employment opportunities for local communities, and result in increased environmental protection. With project partners from Indigenous communities, government and industry, the Indigenous Pipeline Monitoring Project aims to [...]

1 11, 2017

New funding stream open from NRCAN

November 1st, 2017|

The Indigenous Forestry Initiative is open to bring economic development in areas of Clean technology and participation in the forest bioeconomy (e.g. a project that promotes using biomass for heat and power to reduce reliance on diesel fuel) Environmental stewardship (e.g. a project that focuses, on climate change mitigation and adaptation, land reclamation, or environmental/ecological services) [...]

2 08, 2017

Minimising footprint on ecosystems in renewable energy projects

August 2nd, 2017|

Photo by: M. Neville Numerous new renewable projects are planned for Alberta over the next couple years. A recent report on how these renewable projects can be conducted with minimal footprint to natural areas has been released. BENEFICIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS-Reducing the Footprint in Alberta’s Native Grassland, Parkland and Wetland Ecosystems by [...]

28 07, 2017

New grants available – Indigenous Climate Leadership Initiative

July 28th, 2017|

Seven new grants are available under the Indigenous Climate Leadership Initiative! They fund solar, green employment, energy efficiency and planning: Alberta Indigenous Climate Capacity Program (AICCP) Alberta Indigenous Climate Planning Program (AICPP) Alberta Indigenous Community Energy (Audits) Program (AICEP) Alberta Indigenous Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program (AIEERP) Alberta Indigenous Solar Program (AISP) Alberta Indigenous Green Energy [...]

21 06, 2017

National Aboriginal Day

June 21st, 2017|

Today we observe the last 'National Aboriginal Day', and look ahead to future years of celebrating 'National Indigenous Peoples Day'. We cannot hope to work with Indigenous peoples without being involved in their daily life - InnoTech Alberta marked the day with special guest Stephanie Harpe who talked about overcoming adversity and siezing success. Stephanie hails from [...]

7 06, 2017

Sustainival – the world’s first green carnival arrives in Edmonton!

June 7th, 2017|

Sustainival - the world's first green carnival arrives in Edmonton tomorrow until Sunday! Free at the gate with attractions and carnival rides – all powered by renewable energy. This unique carnival provides a public education platform that celebrates energy literacy, sustainability, and clean-technologies. The carnival will be located beside InnoTech Alberta in the Edmonton Research [...]