Niagara Region joins green municipal marketing machine


The Niagara Region is uniting with nine other southern Ontario municipalities to lure green energy firms and investors. Niagara has been attempting to shift to a green economy for the last decade, and the newly-established Green Energy Act and provincial tariff program for renewable energy projects has allowed them to pitch southern Ontario as a green energy destination. Read the full story in the St. Catherines Standard.


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