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Bullfrog Founders Club
In Your Own Words

“My son's Grade 2 class started a 'Who's Nobody' project: make Nobody a Somebody by showing Nobody how to be a good person. Each student gets to take Nobody home for a week. My son was the first to get Nobody and (with my daughter's enthusiastic help) immediately started to teach Nobody about being green.

He really spent a lot of time teaching Nobody about Bullfrog Power. We were sad to see Nobody and his pet dog go, but we gave Nobody one of our Bullfrog Power pins, a clothesline peg, and scarf to keep warm. Thanks to Bullfrog Power for helping us to green Nobody! ”

The Short Family
Bullfrog Founders Club


Bullfrog Founders Club
Interviews & Profiles



bullfrogpowered green index

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

Find out what other organizations are bullfrogpowered:

bullfrogpowered Green Index



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the bullfrog e-buzz
March 2009

Bullfrog Power is a leading provider of 100% low-impact renewable electricity, with service available to Ontario, Alberta and, now, British Columbia residents and businesses. All of Bullfrog’s power comes from clean, green sources like wind power and low-impact water power.

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

If you'd like to learn more about becoming bullfrogpowered, visit us at www.bullfrogpower.com.

 
 

Bullfrog Power welcomes BC customers!

Bullfrog Power is now available in British Columbia! More than 100 guests joined Bullfrog Power for a launch event in Vancouver, BC on Tuesday, March 24. Bullfrog is now offering British Columbia residents and businesses a new way to take a stand in support of low-impact renewable electricity and reduce their environmental impact. Bullfrog provides British Columbians with the first and only choice to support new wind power.

The BC Bullfrog 100 list already features BC residents who have become bullfrogpowered. Organizations such as TD Bank Financial Group, Walmart Canada, BMO Financial Group and RBC Financial Group have expanded their green power commitment to include BC, and many others have joined the bullfrogpowered community as well.

 Read the media release
 The BC Bullfrog 100
 The BC bullfrogpowered Green Index

 
 
 
 
 
 

Join in Bullfrog's 25 Days of Change campaign

Bullfrog Power wants to hear what you're doing to help the environment! From Earth Hour on March 28 until Earth Day on April 22, send your conservation tips on video to change@bullfrogpower.com, and we'll post them on our 25 Days of Change website.

Every submission will be entered into a grand prize draw for one of five prize packs valued at more than $500 each. Prize packs include energy conservation products and other items from the following bullfrogpowered businesses:

 Burt's Bees  Good Earth Cafés
 Planet Forward  Walmart Canada
 Virgin Mobile  Cadbury
 RBC Financial Group  BMO Financial Group
 Bruce Trail Conservancy  Ontario Nature
 Steam Whistle Brewing  Nature Clean

Learn more about 25 Days of Change.

 

Disneynature's Earth launching on
Earth Day

EarthThe Walt Disney Company is releasing the first film in the Disneynature series entitled Earth. The movie tells the remarkable story of three animal families and their amazing journey across the planet we all call home. Earth opens in theatres April 22, 2009. Bullfrog is a proud supporter of the film.

Watch the Earth trailer.

 

Bullfrogpowered winners at PrintAction Awards
PrintAction Awards

In February 2009, PrintAction magazine held its 4th annual Environmental Printing Awards, which recognize excellence in Canadian environmental stewardship across the print-based communications supply chain.

Bullfrog congratulates bullfrogpowered printers Lowe-Martin Group, Colour Innovations and Taylor Label for their success at the awards.

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Vaughan Mills announces
Bullfrog Power for Earth Hour

Bullfrog Power for Earth Hour Vaughan Mills is supporting Earth Hour 2009 (Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 pm) by bullfrogpowering the hour with enough clean, green electricity to match the estimated usage of every home in the City of Vaughan! Vaughan Mills will also be giving away an eco-basket ($500 value) filled with home energy-savings products.

 To learn more about Bullfrog Power for Earth Hour, visit vaughanmills.com.

 

Oxford and HOK win REX green award

In February, Oxford Properties Group, in consultancy with architectural firm HOK Canada, won the Green Project of the Year award at the 2008 Real Estate Excellence (REX) Awards. The honour was awarded to the Metro Centre's 225 King St. West tower in Toronto, which was the first multi-tenant building to receive LEED Existing Building certification.

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Walmart Home Office is bullfrogpowered

Walmart Home Office launchDuring a "Green Switch" ceremony on March 23, Bullfrog Power’s president, Tom Heintzman, joined Andrew Telfer, Manager, Sustainability, to announce that Walmart’s Home Office in Mississauga, Ontario is now bullfrogpowered.

Walmart is now Bullfrog’s largest customer and, in addition to its Home Office, is bullfrogpowering four stores in Ontario, three stores in Alberta and two stores in British Columbia.

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Arthur's Fresh wins LIVERight Award

Arthur's FreshArthur's Fresh won Best Beverage for its Wild Blueberry Superjuice at the second annual LIVERight Awards, which are held by the Canadian Liver Foundation to raise nutritional awareness.

To read more, click here.

 

Metro Toronto Convention Centre staff win ECO Recognition Award

MTCC ECO Award winnersThe Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, the province's independent environmental monitor, presented its annual ECO Recognition Award to the staff at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for their "Zero Waste" events. To date, 14 Zero Waste events have taken place, with an average waste diversion rate of 97%.

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Random House offers 30% off
green living books

BookLounge.caRandom House's reader community website, BookLounge.ca, is currently offering 30% off its green living books in its Go Green for Good promotion. Launched in 2006, BookLounge is a website for avid readers, with over 10,000 members and free membership.

Visit BookLounge.ca to learn more.

 

Burlington Mall launches ecoHero campaign

EcoHeroBurlington Mall has launched its ecoHero campaign, which encourages participants to make online pledges to reduce their impact on the environment. EcoHero participants are eligible to win great prizes by participating in green-themed events throughout the year.

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Toronto Zoo bullfrogpowers macaque exhibit

Toronto Zoo Macaques exhibitIn February 2009, the Metro Toronto Zoo announced that its carbon-neutral "Green Macaque" exhibit would be bullfrogpowered. The exhibit, which features lion-tailed macaques, is heated and cooled by geothermal energy systems.

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PAC announces Leadership Awards Gala

PAC Leadership AwardsOn Earth Day, April 22, 2009, the Packaging Association of Canada will be hosting the PAC Leadership Awards Gala. Two Best of Show Awards from the competition will be featured: the Walmart Canada Award and the PAC Sustainable Packaging Award. An overall Best of Show, PAC Leadership Award will highlight the entry that best delivers on technical, creative and sustainable leadership.

Bullfrog Power is a PAC member and proud sponsor of the Leadership Awards Gala. All PAC events in Ontario are bullfrogpowered.

Visit PAC online.

 

Bullfrog partners with Ethical Consumers Community

Ethical ConsumersBullfrog Power has partnered with Ethical Consumers Community, a Hamilton-based not-for-profit organization aimed at promoting sustainability and green products and services within the community.

Visit Ethical Consumers.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Spring Cottage Life Show

Spring Cottage Life ShowThe Spring Cottage Life Show is held each year at the International Centre in Toronto on the last weekend of March. A three-day, pre-season event for cottagers everywhere, it's the only show of its kind, created for cottagers by cottagers.

March 27-29, 2009
International Centre
Toronto, ON

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Sustainable Living Symposium

Sustainable Living SymposiumThe Sustainable Living Symposium adopts the “Act Locally, Think Globally” mandate by bringing together local researchers, educators, organizations and individuals to inspire local citizens to explore viable sustainable lifestyle options to address global warming and climate change.

March 28, 2009
Loyalist College
Belleville, ON

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One of a Kind Spring Show

One of a Kind Spring ShowThe One of a Kind Show is Canada's finest craft show, bringing innovative artists, craftspeople, and designers together to share their unique creations with the rest of the world. With a focus on homegrown talent, the shows bring together the best of Canada. Our vast selection, on-site perks and endless show features make us "destination shopping" at its best.

April 1-5, 2009
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
Toronto, ON

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Earth Run

Earth RunGet out for a fantastic day and join thousands of people across North America that want to make a difference in their community and for the planet. Earth Run helps raise awareness and funds for environmental organizations and initiatives.

April 26, 2009
Various locations

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Conference Board of Canada’s Pension Summit

Conference Board of CanadaBenefit from the insights of Canadian and international experts and learn how they’re dealing with the current economic situation, and participate in the discussion of longer term strategies you’ll need once the immediate challenges abate.

April 20-21, 2009
Meridian King Edward
Toronto, ON

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Energy Matters Summit

Energy Matters SummitThe Energy Matters Summit is Ontario's leading public sector energy management and climate change conference. The event brings together hundreds of public agencies including municipalities and provinces, universities, colleges, school boards and healthcare organizations to promote strategies that manage energy costs, control consumption and explore the leading tools and technologies available to shape policies on these matters.

April 20-21, 2009
Delta Meadowvale Resort & Conference Centre
Mississauga, ON

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Green Living Show

Get ready for the most exciting green event of the year. Toronto's largest eco-show returns for its third year as a trusted source for all things green. Green goes with everything, so don’t miss out on this enlightening and entertaining event!

And be sure to participate in the bullfrogpowered passport program for a chance to win some great prizes.

April 24-26, 2009
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
Toronto, ON

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  Send us a photo!

Send Your PhotoBullfrogpowered customers Barry Blanchard of Banff, Alberta, and Margaret Imai-Compton of Toronto/Bancroft, Ontario, sent in this photo of their climb up the Huyana Potosi mountain in Bolivia last summer. The photo was taken after they summitted on June 5, 2008. Huyana Potosi is 6,059 metres above sea level.

Send us your favourite conservation tip, tell us why you’ve become bullfrogpowered and submit 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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Bullfrog Power is Canada’s leading provider of 100 per cent green electricity. Founded in 2005, Bullfrog Power is the only company providing a 100 per cent low-impact renewable electricity choice to everyone in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. Bullfrog Power’s green electricity comes exclusively from wind and hydro facilities that have been certified by Environment Canada under its EcoLogoM program. Thousands of Canadian homeowners and hundreds of businesses have made the decision to become bullfrogpowered™.