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Primer on Energy Systems in Canada


Energy Exchange, a division of Pollution Probe, is dedicated to advancing energy literacy in Canada. It aspires to a future in which Canadians are united in their energy prosperity, rather than divided by their energy options.


WEBINAR: Beat the Heat

On August 20, 2020, Energy Exchange held a webinar looking some of the issues and challenges around cooling, including the environmental impact of cooling, the issue of energy poverty, and the disproportionate impact of extreme heat on health and well-being in vulnerable communities. 

WEBINAR: Reimagining Urban Networks

On May 21, 2020, Energy Exchange held a webinar looking at the balance of opportunities and barriers to clean energy developments that can benefit Canada’s urban centres on multiple levels. Hosted by Pollution Probe’s Director of Energy Richard Carlson, and featuring speakers spotlighting real-world projects, the webinar explored how different cities can flexibly, cleanly and affordably maintain and expand their electricity systems in the future. 

WEBINAR: Youth and Energy – A Growing Voice

On Tuesday September 17, 2019, Energy Exchange held the webinar ‘Youth and Energy: A Growing Voice’. Canada’s energy system is changing and young people are becoming a stronger voice in the transition. The webinar had energy industry experts talking about the role of youth in the sector and the challenges and opportunities when it comes to youth energy engagement. 

WEBINAR: Pathways for the Future of Natural GAS 

On Tuesday June 18, 2019, Energy Exchange held the webinar ‘Pathways for the Future of Natural Gas’. With Canada needing to transition to a low-carbon economy, it’s time to figure out the role of the natural gas system. Pollution Probe examined the challenges, opportunities, and areas for action on the topic. 

WEBINAR: Engaging Communities on Energy Planning

On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, Pollution Probe held a webinar on ‘Engaging Communities on Energy Planning’. Watch this recording to listen to industry leaders from Our Energy Guelph and Foothills Energy Co-Op on the strategies and challenges faced when involving communities on energy decision making. 

WEBINAR: Women in Energy

On Wednesday, January 31, Energy Exchange’s Women in Energy webinar will explore gender diversity in the energy sector and the Leadership Accord on Gender Diversity for the Electricity Industry, and introduce participants to outstanding leaders in energy.

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Accelerate 2015: International Conference on Energy Literacy

Energy Exchange held its first international conference on energy literacy, welcoming nearly 100 participants representing 61 organizations from across Canada, municipal, provincial and federal government and many of Canada’s biggest companies. The engaging sessions brought diverse speakers from organizations across the country and around the world to discuss citizen engagement towards nation building and the role of energy literacy.

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