CCA 2012 Winners

Presenters and recipients of the 2012 Community Conservation Awards
(L-R) Gary McNamara, Association of Municipalities (presenter); Geoff Lupton, Director of Energy and Traffic, City of Hamilton; Graham Seaman, Senior Manager, Sustainability Office, City of Markham; Tara Roy-DiClemente, Councillor, Town of East Gwillimbury; Andrew Pride, Ontario Power Authority (presenter); Charlie Macaluso, Electricity Distributors Association (presenter)

The Town of East Gwillimbury, City of Hamilton and City of Markham are the winners of the 2012 Community Conservation Awards, a new award that recognizes Ontario municipalities for their commitment to energy-saving initiatives, community energy planning, and strong conservation leadership.

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The awards were handed out on December 6 at the Association of Municipalites (AMO)'s Local Authority Services Symposium, which examines successful partnerships between municipalities and energy utilities in Ontario as well as the interrelationships between energy, economics and ecology.

The finalists for the 2012 awards in each of the population categories were:

Under 150,000

  • Town of Caledon
  • Town of East Gwillimbury
  • City of Sault Ste. Marie

150,000 – 500,000

  • City of Burlington
  • City of Markham
  • City of Vaughan

Over 500,000

  • Region of Durham
  • City of Hamilton
  • City of Mississauga

The CCA is a collaborative effort led by the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) and supported by the Association of Municipalites (AMO) and the Electricity Distributors Association (EDA).