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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


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.

 
 

Bullfrog thanks customers for their leadership!

OEA gift basketIn October, Bullfrog President Tom Heintzman was awarded the Ontario Energy Association (OEA) Leader of the Year award, which he accepted on behalf of Bullfrog Power and its customers. This award recognizes the leadership of thousands of residential and commercial customers who are demonstrating the value of green electricity to society.

To thank our residential customers for their part in creating a market for clean, renewable power, we’re inviting them to enter our draw to win one of 10 conservation gift baskets.

Log in to your mybullfrog account to enter.

 
 
 
 
 
  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 Sales and Marketing 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.

 

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

 

Vault Solutions give green through business

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

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, who runs the campaign in Canada. Young reporters can even submit their work for an international award.

For more information, click here.

 

Phoenix Print Shop Holiday Cards

Phoenix Print Shop Holiday CardsPhoenix Print Shop is a socially and environmentally responsible commercial printer that operates Foundations of Print, an award-winning program that trains at-risk youth in arts and design. Every card sold directly supports the youth artist, and our print training program, and all cards are 100% environmentally responsible. The order deadline for Dec. 5 delivery is Nov. 23, so don’t wait!

To learn more about the holiday cards at
Phoenix Print Shop, visit www.phoenixprintshop.ca.

 

Upcoming Events

 

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Come see one of the largest indoor agricultural fairs in the world in its 86th year. The “Royal” is a great place to bring your friends and family to watch a show, learn, shop and have an overall great time.

Nov. 7-16, 2008
Exhibition Place
Toronto, ON

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Covenant House Step Up for
Street Kids 5K Walk

Join Covenant House for a twilight walk through the downtown core for a great cause. You can collect pledges to raise money and earn great prizes. After the walk, wrap up the event with an exciting live concert at Yonge-Dundas Square.

Nov. 8, 2008
Yonge-Dundas Square
Toronto, ON

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Talking About the Planet Symposium

The Talking About the Planet Symposium is scheduled for Saturday, November 8, from 1:00-6:00 p.m., at the Hart House Theatre. Organized by Random House, the event promises to be extraordinary afternoon that examines the serious threats to our physical world and what we can do to make a difference.

Authors will be speaking at the event, including Thomas Homer Dixon (Upside of Down, Ingenuity Gap), J.B. MacKinnon and Alisa Smith (The 100-Mile Diet).

Nov. 8, 2008
Hart House Theatre
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, ON

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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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