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RAIC presents to the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

On October 26, the RAIC presented to the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources on their study on the effects of transitioning to a low-carbon economy. Emmanuelle van Rutten, MRAIC, Director for Ontario North East & Nunavut, presented a report with content from the Committee on Regenerative Environments (CORE). The report outlined what architects and the RAIC are doing to address environmental issues; identified barriers to innovations and made recommendations.

The RAIC, with the support of its members, is being recognized as a leader in the field of green building and sustainable design.

The senate followed up with several questions for the RAIC on the following topics:

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