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Conservation and Sustainability: Part 5 – Solar Energy

Harnessing the Power of the Future: Solar Energy

In our final installment of our conservation and sustainability video series, watch CAPREIT’s Dan Rames, Senior Director, Sustainability and Conservation, and Pradeep Kugaraj, Energy Manager about the solar panel project powering Westpark Village in Toronto’s Rexdale neighbourhood. Powering the common elements and saving on energy costs are just two of the many ways that this project is super-charging the green future of CAPREIT!

Conservation and Sustainability: Part 4 – Fostering Sustainable Community Partnerships

Now in its third year, CAPREIT’s partnership with urban gardening experts MicroHabitat are a unique feature at four of our communities across the country – three in Toronto and one in Montreal.

They play an important role in greening our environment and providing fresh vegetables and herbs to our residents – especially those who may be experiencing food scarcity issues.

Conservation and Sustainability: Part 3 – Cultivating Change with Urban Agriculture

Now in its third year, CAPREIT’s partnership with urban gardening experts MicroHabitat are a unique feature at four of our communities across the country – three in Toronto and one in Montreal.

They play an important role in greening our environment and providing fresh vegetables and herbs to our residents – especially those who may be experiencing food scarcity issues.

Conservation and Sustainability: Part 2 – Recharging the Future: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Embracing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations is a crucial step towards a sustainable future.   Embracing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations is a crucial step towards a sustainable future. As we continue to adopt even more environmentally sustainable practices as an organization, fostering the accessibility and convenience of EV charging, paves the way for a … Continued

Conservation and Sustainability: Part 1 – Responsible Business, Sustainable Future

Welcome to the launch of CAPREIT’s five-part focus on conservation and sustainability.   Over the next five weeks, join us for short, 2 to 3-minute videos highlighting the purposeful and impactful ways that CAPREIT has invested in our green footprint and our responsible stewardship of the environment.   This week, dive into the first episode! … Continued

Op-ed: Canada’s Housing Crisis

Op-ed originally published in BC Landlord’s THE KEY Summer 2023. Canada doesn’t have enough housing. That’s a fact that people from all walks of life, from across the political spectrum, and from all corners of Canada, can agree on. It becomes disappointingly evident to the prospective first-time home buyer who finds the growing gap between … Continued

Op-ed: As Canadian housing crisis rages on, is ‘financialization’ really to blame?

Addressing Canada’s housing crisis requires all-hands-on-deck. Step 1: stop chasing away the capital we’ll need to build 5.8 million new homes.  Read my op-ed published in Toronto Star and learn more. So, what if I told you there was a group of housing providers that manage 120,000 tenure-stable, purpose-built rental homes where more than half … Continued

BNN Bloomberg Interview with Mark Kenney – The Housing Crisis in Canada

From rents to immigration, CAPREIT President & Chief Executive Officer, Mark Kenney, discusses the critical issues surrounding affordability and the lack of housing crisis in Canada.   https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/investing/video/we-need-incentives-amid-lack-of-housing-supply-capreit-ceo~2702379 More from Mark Kenney:   Op-ed: BC Landord – Canada’s Housing Crisis https://www.capreit.ca/op-ed-canadas-housing-crisis/   Op-ed: As Canadian housing crisis rages on, is ‘financialization’ really to blame?https://www.capreit.ca/op-ed-as-canadian-housing-crisis-rages-on-is-financialization-really-to-blame/   BNN … Continued