As provincial governments across Canada prepare to roll out carbon tax programs and federal infrastructure funding programs align with the mandate of the current government, it is anticipated that, going forward, infrastructure projects will need to demonstrate their long-term approach to sustainability. Projects will need to quantify not only financial costs but also environmental and social costs and benefits to the community as well.

The CIIX Charlottetown pilot aims to address these issues by converting a waste facility to a sustainable energy recovery facility.  For more on this pilot, please click here to see the article by Brian Higgins of the CBC.