The ‘buch that gives back: how True Büch uses kombucha to reinvest in the community

Bottle of True Buch kombucha

  When True Büch was founded in 2014, it was the first kombucha brewery in Alberta. Since then, they’ve continued to grow and are now selling their bottled kombucha across Canada. This was a big year for True Büch—they were ranked #50 on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies, and…

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NRStor provides real-world solutions for our energy grid challenges

  Energy storage is one of the biggest challenges facing the renewable energy industry today—unlocking more advanced storage solutions would help open the doors to a fully renewable energy grid. NRStor Inc. develops, owns, and operates industry-leading energy storage projects that deliver increased energy savings and reduce environmental impact across the energy supply chain. Through…

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Play for the Planet: Bullfrog Power, CARAS and musicians take action on climate change

Man with guitar in sunset

For the 12th year in a row, Canada’s leading green energy provider, Bullfrog Power, a Spark Power company, and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) are partnering to bullfrogpower 2019 JUNO Week with clean, renewable energy. This year’s JUNO Week will be held from March 11 to 17, 2019 in London, ON.

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Something’s buzzing at The Printing House

The Toronto head office of The Printing House™ (TPH®) is home to some unlikely workers: eight hives of honey bees! Pollinators such as honey bees are crucial to a healthy ecosystem. The initiative is just one of many undertaken by TPH, which is the latest Canadian printer to make a difference by choosing green energy…

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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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Five reasons you need to go to Beau’s Oktoberfest

Person at Beau's Oktoberfest event

We’re excited about Beau’s Brewing Co.’s upcoming Oktoberfest celebration, but don’t let them fool you — it’s actually in September! That’s not the only eyebrow raising feature of the independent Canadian brewer’s annual event, so we wanted to pick the brain of our own Beau’s Superfan to hear his top reasons to attend.

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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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Spark Power Acquires Bullfrog Power, Expanding Its Commitment to Deliver Smart and Sustainable Power Solutions

Wind Turbine

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA – July 4, 2018 – Spark Power Corp. (“Spark Power”), a leading independent electrical power services and solutions company, today announced the completion of a transaction to acquire Bullfrog Power (“Bullfrog”), Canada’s leading green energy provider. Bullfrog will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spark Power. The acquisition will enable the two organizations…

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Brewing up a sustainable beer

Ever tried a green beer? No, it’s not St. Patrick’s day! But you can make the choice for a sustainably-made beer every day. Specialty brewers care about the community around them and preserving our resources. They have been minimizing their impact on the environment in three main ways: addressing their use of water in beer…

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