Canada Green Building Council

A national non-profit made up of a coalition of building and design practitioners, the Canada Green Building Council is best known for its work developing and administering the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system. This website is a good place to start if you are interested in learning about how good design, construction, and operation can reduce the environmental impact of residential buildings.

Click here to link to the Canada Green Building Council website.

About Centre for Civic Governance

The Centre for Civic Governance works to support community leadership meeting today’s social and environmental challenges: climate change, Canada’s increasing equity gap, and shifting social trends. At the Centre for Civic Governance, our goal is to strengthen Canadian communities through sharing best practices, providing tools for locally elected leaders, and progressive policy analysis. We strive to provide knowledge and information to make real and positive social change.