SNAP in the News


February 2021
Novae Res Urbis* – Marshalling Sustainable Change: Brampton Approves Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plan for Bramalea. SEE A PREVIEW.
*Subscribers-only article.
December 2020
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) showcases Black Creek SNAP’s San Romanoway Tower Revitalization project on the National Housing Strategy website as a model for other Canadian residential towers: Community Revival Offers Model for Older Apartment Buildings
December 2020
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) publishes a case study on SNAP: Neighbourhood Model Helps Toronto Region Communities Implement Infrastructure Retrofits
September 2020
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announces TRCA and its nine participating municipalities are recipients of an Honourable Mention for the SNAP Program as part of the 2020 Sustainable Communities Awards in the 20 year Visionary Award category. READ THE NEWS RELEASE.


April 2020
Spring Farm Ratepayers Association Newsletter – Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Program in Thornhill
February 2020
News Release – City of Vaughan receives funding for a new SNAP in Thornhill
October 2019
UofT Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design News – Victor Perez-Amado and Liat Margolis Give West Bolton a Sustainability Boost
June 2019
OPPI Y Magazine – An Urban Watershed Approach to Climate Resilience
May 2019
News Release – Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Awards Transition 2050 Grant to TRCA
April 2019
Town of Caledon Council Approves West Bolton SNAP Action Plan
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?
August 2018
News Release – Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Announces Grant for Neighbourhood-Based Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan in County Court, Brampton
July 2018
Global News – GreenUP’s SUN Program Looks to Increase Sustainability in City Neighbourhoods
July 2018
Kawartha Now – Greening the Neighbourhoods of Peterborough
March 2018
The IFP – CVC Seeks Partnership with Halton Hills for SNAP Pilot
February 2018
SNAP Leads Training Session on Retrofitting Neighbourhoods at Sustainable Communities Conference
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
April 22, 2016
FCM’s Grant Funding supports retrofit action plan in Caledon’s mature neighbourhoods
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
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
April 5, 2012
York Advocate – Growing Vegetables and re-using rainwater in the Black Creek Neighbourhood
September 14, 2011
BILD News Release – BILD member, Keystone Interiors, awarded TRCA Green Home Makeover contract
Spring 2011
Ontario Planning Journal – Portrait of a community retrofit
November 2010
Brampton Business Times – Saving Water is a SNAP