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Free LED lights, low-flow shower heads coming to Alberta homes

Over the coming months, as the province continues to trundle along the path set by its climate leadership plan, the government will dole out free or low-cost LED light bulbs and low-flow shower heads. 264 more words

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Edmonton's Blatchford to include 'passive' houses with small heaters

Edmonton is staring at a scaled-back $19-million loan to achieve its green targets in the new Blatchford neighbourhood, and will let some homes disconnect from the heating grid. 295 more words

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World economy might be better off with higher interest rates, ex-Bank of Canada boss says

OTTAWA — Former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge says the world economy might be better off if policy-makers bumped interest rates a little bit higher. 292 more words


Worry about supply — not demand — in Canada's overheated property market, says former BoC governor David Dodge

In 2006, in the middle of one the hottest years on record for Canadian housing, then Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge sent a testy letter to his counterpart at the country’s mortgage insurer warning about lax standards fueling demand for homes. 854 more words


In Search of David Dodge

In August of 2010 I received an email from Jean Buchanan, a writer from England who had been commissioned to dramatize the novel “To Catch A Thief” for BBC Radio and to make an accompanying BBC Radio Arts feature about the writing of the book. 1,763 more words


Alberta agency's first job is to launch three energy-efficiency programs

As soon as Energy Efficiency Alberta officially become the agency in charge of supporting the province’s climate leadership plan on Thursday, it received its first marching orders. 486 more words

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Manitoba scraps plan to hire David Dodge to review balanced-budget law

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is cancelling a plan to have former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge review the province’s balanced-budget law.

The move is the latest in a series of Tory reviews or cancellations of pre-election promises made by the previous NDP government which Pallister has labelled expensive and desperate. 412 more words