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Calgarians at a Crossroads

A recent poll shows that 73 percent of Calgary’s citizens believe that investing in climate change is an investment in long-term economic sustainability and prosperity.

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RBC TECH FOR NATURE: SCALING UP ENERGY EFFICIENCY RETROFITS

We are a proud recipient of the RBC Tech for Nature donation from the RBC Foundation alongside more than 100 leading environmental organizations. Together, we’re tackling the pressing environmental challenges of our times by leveraging technology, developing innovative solutions and building multi-sector partnerships. Through the…

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RESTORING & RECONNECTING

I love this year’s theme for Earth Day: “Restore Our Earth”. I love what it evokes. A sense of gratitude for the beauty of our natural systems, and a sense of calm rejuvenation as our seasons shift. But, if we look closely, the theme of…

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ALBERTA EMERALD AWARD: PAT LETIZIA’S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

All of us at Alberta Ecotrust have an opportunity on a daily basis to see the profound impact the leadership of our President & CEO Pat Letizia has on the organizations and individuals that make a difference in Alberta’s environment. We are overjoyed to see…

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AN HOUR IS NOT ENOUGH

I have two Earth Day t-shirts in my closet. Both have stencilled graphics of nature and catchy slogans. One says “Earth Day Every Day” and the other honours 50 years of Earth Day celebrations. While I love these shirts, the truth is I am generally…

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CELEBRATING THE WOMEN IN OUR ECOSYSTEM

I do value days that call international attention to important issues. It gives us a reason to focus on something important. As a woman, I’ve also often thought – why just one day? We have much more work to do in recognizing and celebrating the…

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A GROWING NETWORK OF CORPORATE SUPPORT

For 30 years Alberta Ecotrust has brought Alberta environmental nonprofits together with members of the corporate community to fund and steward environmental projects across the province. Our larger corporate Visionary and Patron Partners are a big part of our continued success but there is also…

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ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT PROGRAM FAQ

Katie Michels, our Program Coordinator, is our ears on the ground for prospective grant applicants. She is the friendly voice (and face!) behind the scenes who works tirelessly to answer your questions, share feedback, and improve the function and flow of our grant software. Thank…

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