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The Duschenes Family

“My wife and I recently switched our home to Bullfrog Power. It's part of our overall move to green our lives as much as we can. We will be starting a renovation soon and plan to include as much green design, technology and materials as possible. Using Bullfrog Power is an obvious choice for us.”

Peter Duschenes and Family
Bullfrog Founders Club


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Bullfrog Power thanks all bullfrogpowered organizations for choosing clean, green power.

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  the bullfrog e-buzz
November 2008

The bullfrog e-buzz keeps you connected to the bullfrogpowered community and informed about the latest news, events and developments at Bullfrog Power.

 
  Give the gift of green power this
holiday season

Holiday certificatesThinking of giving a green gift this holiday season? Now you can purchase holiday gift certificates for green power on behalf of friends and family!

Check out www.bullfrogpower.com/gift for details on this offer!

  BMO and RBC recognized as leaders in climate disclosure

BMORBC

Last September, both BMO Financial Group and RBC Financial Group were named in the Carbon Disclosure Index for 2008. The Index includes companies worldwide that have distinguished themselves for their awareness of the risks and opportunities of climate change, as well as the quality and effectiveness of the programs put in place to reduce their carbon footprint.

Congratulations to BMO and RBC for this achievement!

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KRP Development is bullfrogpowered

KRP Development GroupKanata Research Park (KRP), Ottawa region’s largest commercial office park, has recently signed on to bullfrogpower the general common areas of nine of its buildings.

KRP is focused on operating its buildings by incorporating the latest strategies in energy conservation and reduction, waste management and recycling, and overall management practices to reduce each building’s impact on the environment.

Visit KRP at www.krpc.net.

  Lowe-Martin celebrates its 100th anniversary

Lowe-Martin GroupIn October, Lowe-Martin Group celebrated its 100th anniversary. The event's keynote speaker was Mike Pedersen, Group Head of Corporate Operations at TD Bank Financial Group (pictured at left, with Patrick Coyne, Director of Marketing and Sales at Lowe-Martin).

Founded in 1908, Lowe-Martin is a printing services company that is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Eco Logo certified. Last February, LMG was named Most Environmentally Progressive Printer in Canada at the Annual Environmental Printing Awards.

To learn more about Lowe-Martin Group,
visit www.lmgroup.com.

  One million acts of green

One Million Acts of GreenIn October, CBC and The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos launched a nationwide campaign encouraging Canadians to log their environmental deeds, or Acts of Green, on the One Million Acts of Green website. Whether you choose to do one or a thousand is up to you; the goal is one million!

To log your Acts of Green, visit
www.onemillionactsofgreen.com.

 

Bullfrog spotting at MEC Calgary

Bullfrog at MECMountain Equipment Co-op’s Calgary store had a special visitor for the first two weeks in October. MEC uses Bullfrog Power for its Calgary and Edmonton locations.

www.mec.ca

 

National poll says Canadians prefer wind energy over all other sources

CanWEAThe Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), in association with The Strategic Council, released the results of its Wind Power Survey during its 24th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Vancouver. The national survey shows Canadians strongly support the development of renewable energy sources, and their first choice for energy is wind energy.

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Conference Board releases greenhouse gas emissions report

Conference Board of CanadaIn a greenhouse gas emissions report released by the Conference Board of Canada, Canada ranks second-to-last out of 17 countries for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per capita.

Canada's rating demonstrates the importance of your continued commitment to conservation and sustainability.

For the full report, click here.

 

Save 5% at Hyatt Regency Calgary

Hyatt Regency CalgaryThe Hyatt Regency Calgary’s Meeting and Functions Space, StayFit and Pool are bullfrogpowered!

As a special offer to all Bullfrog Power customers, when you book and hold a meeting or function at Hyatt Regency Calgary between December 1, 2008 and April 15, 2009 you’ll receive a 5% credit to the master account (not applicable to meetings or functions currently in negotiation or contracted).

Contact Ryan Arsenault at rarsenault@hyatt.com
or 403-537-4407 for more information.

www.hyattregencycalgary.com

 

Save 10% at Stillwater Spa

Stillwater SpaThe Stillwater Spa in Calgary is now bullfrogpowered! And they’re making a special offer to the bullfrogpowered community. Book any aesthetics (nail or facial) treatment between November 1, 2008 and March 31, 2009, and receive a 10% discount by mentioning you're a Bullfrog Power customer (not applicable to any treatments already booked).

Please contact Stillwater Spa reservations at 403-537-4474 to make your reservation.

www.stillwaterspa.com

 

Vault Solutions give green through business

Vault SolutionsFrom September 1 through March 1, 2009, Vault Solutions is donating 5% of its project costs for new customers to an environmental cause of the client’s choice. Vault Solutions is an Ontario-based technology firm specializing in web solutions for businesses.

To find out more, go to www.vaultsolutions.com.

 

Calling all environmentally conscious student writers!

Environmental DefenceYoung Reporters for the Environment is a worldwide network of student journalists who write and photograph the community around them. Students can submit their photos or stories to Environmental Defence, which runs the campaign in Canada. Young reporters can even submit their work for an international award.

For more information, click here.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Global Visions Film Festival

The Global Visions Film Festival (GVFF) is going green for the second time with Bullfrog Power. It is an annual, one-of-a-kind Edmonton-based festival celebrating the work of passionate, accomplished documentarians from Canada and around the world. Bullfrog Power will be on location at the event on Friday, November 6, at the Paramount Theatre, and Saturday, November 7, and Sunday, November 8, at the Marketplace at the Citadel Theatre.

Nov. 6-8, 2008
Paramount Theatre
Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre
Citadel Theatre Foyer and Metro Cinema
Edmonton, AB

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Canmore Lifefest

This event is bullfrogpowered and promotes healthy living and the active pursuit of wellness. Sample services and products in the health expo, meet practitioners in educational workshops and speaker sessions, and create your own healthy lifestyle at this event. Bullfrog will be doing a presentation at 12:15pm.

Nov. 15, 2008
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Silvertip Resort
Canmore, AB

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  Send us a photo!
Cindy Cohanim in Iceland

In September, Cindy Cohanim traveled to Iceland. She wrote:

“I am beside one of the many geysers in the country. Eighty-five per cent of the country's energy comes from renewable sources - namely geothermal. It was so exciting to be in such an environmentally astute country.”

Send us your favourite conservation tip, tell us why you’ve become bullfrogpowered or send us a photo of your family and friends in their Bullfrog gear. You could make an appearance in a future newsletter. We’d love to hear from you.

buzz@bullfrogpower.com

 
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