SNAP in the News




June 2019
OPPI Y Magazine – An Urban Watershed Approach to Climate Resilience
April 2019
Novae Res Urbis – Fletcher’s Creek SNAP: Planting Sustainability
November 2018
Caledon Citizen – Retro-fit Program Launched in Bolton
November 2018
Caledon Enterprise – Want to Save Money and Make Your Bolton Home more Efficient?
July 2018
Global News – GreenUP’s SUN Program Looks to Increase Sustainability in City Neighbourhoods
July 2018
Kawartha Now – Greening the Neighbourhoods of Peterborough
January 2018
Kawartha Now – Program Helps Peterborough Residents “Green Up” Their Neighbourhoods
November 2017
Just Sayin’ Caledon (blog) – Planning the Future of West Bolton
November 2017
Skid Crease (blog) – What the Heck is a SNAP project?
October 2017
Global News – Peterborough Neighbourhoods Selected For New Sustainable Landscaping Program
August 2017
RENDA – Inspired by Canada (Dutch)
January 2017
Citiscope – 3 Cities Show Ways to Make Local Progress on Sustainable Development Goals
November 2016
Black Creek SNAP is included in the 2016 Cities100 publication as one of 100 leading urban climate change solutions from around the world.
October 2016
Federation of Canadian Municipalities – Innovative Projects Prepare Older Brampton Suburbs for Climate Change
Spring 2016
ReNew Canada – The Infrastructure Magazine, In a SNAP: A neighbourhood-based approach to integrated infrastructure renewal
Spring 2015
Ground Magazine, Urban Agriculture: Neighbourhood Transformation
September/October 2014
Ontario Planning Journal, Accelerating Sustainable Home Retrofits (Black Creek SNAP)
January 9, 2013
Toronto Star – When ‘Going Green’ Means Exactly That
October 7, 2013
York Advocate, Black Creek SNAP in Action: The San Romanoway Apartment Towers Revival Project at Jane and Finch
August 31, 2012
Green Building and Sustainable Strategies Magazine, “Bringing it Home – How TRCA’s Green Home Makeover is supporting green renovation and market transformation”
July 5, 2012
Rogers TV, Interview with Clifton Coppolino
May 23, 2012
Brampton Guardian, “Brampton home gets green makeover”
April 5, 2012
York Advocate, “Growing Vegetables and re-using rainwater in the Black Creek Neighbourhood”
September 14, 2011
BILD press release, “BILD member, Keystone Interiors, awarded TRCA Green Home Makeover contract”
Spring 2011
Ontario Planning Journal, “Portrait of a community retrofit” 
Summer 2011
Sustainable Builder Magazine, “Community Transformation… it’s a SNAP”
Councillors Ward Report, “County Court SNAP and the Green Home Makeover”
November 2010
Brampton Business Times, “Saving Water is a SNAP”



April 22, 2016
FCM’s Grant Funding supports retrofit action plan in Caledon’s mature neighbourhoods



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