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Nov. 16, 2018 – The federal government is giving SiliCycle, a manufacturer of silica-based products, a repayable contribution of $1 million from Canada Economic Development (CED) for Quebec. The company wants to develop and commercialize products resulting from the conversion of residual biomass.
Nov. 12, 2018 - A local heating company is proposing the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital switch from diesel-generated electric heating to a wood-fired biomass boiler.
Nov. 9, 2018 - The Canadian government announced it plans to reinvest money allocated to Ontario as part of its Low Carbon Economy Fund after the Ontario government cancelled the cap and trade program last week.
Nov. 1, 2018 - The federal government is proposing a change to its carbon tax plan that would reduce the pollution fines on coal-burning power stations. 
Nov. 1, 2018 - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s October 23 announcement – that revenues from his government’s soon-to-be-implemented carbon tax will be returned to households that pay it – appears to have tilted public opinion slightly in favour of the pricing plan.
Nov. 1, 2018 - The Ontario government passed legislation yesterday that ends the province's cap and trade program. The government says the move will save the average family $260 per year, and reduce costs for Ontario businesses.
Oct. 29, 2018 - BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) with support from the B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources today released the Request for Proposal (RFP), Revitalization of the B.C. Bioenergy Sector.
Oct. 26, 2018 – In the face of global economic challenges, the Government of Canada is continuing to invest in innovative sectors such as clean technology to create well-paying middle-class jobs, grow Canada's economy and address the world's environmental challenges.
Oct. 24, 2018 - OOM Energy Inc. (https://oomenergy.com) has created a new concept that it says will revolutionize how people and business get their electric power. The company, based in Oakville, Ontario, has developed a system that takes customers off the power grid, and provides electricity that is cheaper, more reliable, and environmentally friendly.
Oct. 23, 2018 - Ottawa will be enforcing a federal carbon tax next year in provinces that have not already developed their own versions, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today.
Oct. 22, 2018 - It is official: recreational marijuana is legal in Canada with effect from October 17. With that comes a patchwork of jurisdictional laws establishing where and how marijuana products will be sold and used by consumers.
Oct. 18, 2018 - The federal government is spending $686,000 to help fund an Indigenous bioheat project in Hazelton, B.C. The funding is the first to be announced under the Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities Program.
Oct. 17, 2018 - WorkSafeBC is launching an awareness campaign to educate employers and workers about impairment in the workplace, as the legalization of recreational cannabis takes effect today.
Oct. 15, 2018 – Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC), a national not-for-profit organization based in Sarnia, Ont., with a goal to help Canada become a globally recognized leader in the field of sustainable technologies, and Innovation et Développement économique Trois-Riviéres (IDETR), an economic development agency incorporated under the laws of Quebec, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
Oct. 12, 2018 – On Wednesday, Oct. 10, BioNova, along with government officials and industry leaders, unveiled BioFuture 2030, the first industry-led economic strategy to grow Nova Scotia’s health and life sciences sector.
Oct. 9, 2018 - Modern bioenergy will have the biggest growth in renewable resources between 2018 and 2023, underscoring its critical role in building a robust renewable portfolio and ensuring a more secure and sustainable energy system, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest market forecast.
Oct. 5, 2018 – Valmet will supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new Curtis-Teixeiro biomass power plant in Teixeiro, Spain. With Valmet's boiler technology, the plant will be able to supply power in an efficient and sustainable way.
Most Canadian magazine launches fail within a few issues. Canada is simply a small market to attempt to carve out a successful media niche. When it happens, success is a delicate mix of timing, intuition, a keen understanding of the market, and good content. Oh yeah, and luck.
Oct. 3, 2018 - To mark Canadian Biomass' 10th anniversary, we asked four industry leaders to comment on the past 10 years of development in the biomass industry and reflect on what the next 10 years holds for Canada's bioeconomy. Here's what they had to say:
Oct. 3, 2018 - Ten years is barely a blip in the histories of industries such as forestry, mining or oil and gas, but for the young biomass industry in Canada, a lot has happened in 10 years.
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