Sustainability & Environment

National  Initiatives

Check out the following initiatives available to residents across Canada and pass them on to your family and friends!

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation  (CMHC) is Canada’s national housing agency. Established in 1946 to address Canada’s post-war housing shortage, the agency has grown to become a major national institution.

CMHC offers tips on how to make your home more efficient, as well as, rebates on everything from home insurance to energy efficient window upgrades.

Energy-Efficient New Homes  program is available through Natural Resources Canada. The EnerGuide Rating System provides a measure of your home’s energy performance. The ENERGY STAR qualified home program offers financial incentives for builders and buyers of energy efficient new homes - click here to learn more.

Transit Pass Tax Credit  - Since July 1, 2006, the federal government has offered individuals a non-refundable tax credit to cover the cost of a monthly (or longer duration) public transit pass for commuting on buses, streetcars, subways, commuter trains, or local ferries.

 

 

 

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