Celebrating International Credit Union Day

Guest blog Bernard Gillis, CEO Provincial Credit Union Did you know that today is International Credit Union Day? Celebrated every third Thursday of October since 1948, International Credit Union Day celebrates the spirit of the global credit union movement and its dedication to community and the environment. We are a credit union: a financial institution…

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How a Banff restaurant was inspired to protect the land

Banff National Park is world-renowned for its lush forests, crystal clear lakes and breathtaking alpine peaks. Park Distillery, a bullfrogpowered restaurant inspired by Banff’s uniquely Canadian landscape, is nestled in the Park Grounds. Here’s how Park Distillery is celebrating Banff’s natural beauty while helping preserve it through efforts such as choosing green energy. Origins Park…

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3 ways to renovate sustainably

Ecology Action Centre green building renovation view from outside

Over the years, the Ecology Action Centre — a Nova Scotia environmental charity — has had a number of homes and in 2005, they purchased an old saltbox house in Halifax’s North End. “This was exciting because owning our own building meant we could go beyond turning of the lights and printing double-sided, and really use our space to demonstrate our environmental values,” says Joanna Bull, who is the Volunteer Coordinator at the Ecology Action Centre.

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UCS Forest Group’s Warren Spitz on founding a business on sustainable practices

The Path Forward is a collection of insights from Canadian business leaders at the forefront of sustainability in our country. In the eBook, Warren Spitz, Founder, President and CEO, UCS Forest Group, shares how sustainability informs business practices at UCS Forest Group.  You can access our free The Path Forward eBook in full below this article.  As a…

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Greening The Art of Junk

The carbon footprint of transportation is a major issue that many eco-minded businesses are finding difficult to address. Here’s the story of one Canadian startup that’s doing its part. Junkery is the first junk removal services company in Canada to become bullfrogpowered with green fuel. Junkery is a Halifax startup that’s choosing green fuel for…

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Lowe-Martin Group’s Pat Coyne on the value of partnerships in CSR

Lowe Martin Quote

The Path Forward is a collection of insights from Canadian business leaders at the forefront of sustainability in our country. Pat Coyne, Vice President Business Development, Lowe-Martin Group, shared his thoughts on the value of partnerships in corporate social responsibility.  You can access our free The Path Forward eBook in full below this article.  We believe the…

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Wrapping up our world in plastic

Don Ross

Don Ross is one of Bullfrog’s longest standing customers and has been an environmental organizer for the past 10 years. He is a founding member of the County Sustainability Group.  Here, Don writes about the prevalence of plastic products in our society—and how we can all do our part to mitigate plastic waste. The original piece…

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We love a good origin story—Whitewater Brewing Co. and the tale behind the name

The inspiration for Whitewater Brewing Co. originated on the banks of the mighty Ottawa River—world-renowned for its incredible whitewater adventures. These adventures brought three friends together year after year. One year, they had an epiphany: James Innes, Chris Thompson and Chris Thompson, founders of Whitewater Brewing Co. (that’s right—two founders share the same name!), thought, “What better way to pay homage to the Ottawa Valley than to set up a business named after the activity we love most, in the area we love most?”

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12 bullfrogpowered businesses recognized among Canada’s greenest employers

Canada's Greenest Employers

Bullfrog Power is proud to announce that 12 bullfrogpowered businesses are among Canada’s Greenest Employers, an editorial competition organized by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. This designation recognizes employers that are leading the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness in their organizations. Each employer is evaluated based on their environmental programs, environmental…

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