Lending rules hinder ability of N.S. municipalities to create efficiency programs
‘There is literally trillions of dollars’ in potential investments, says sustainability planner
There are untold amounts of money for municipalities in Nova Scotia to tap into for energy efficiency programs and other means to reduce carbon footprints, but borrowing restrictions in the province have so far made that cash inaccessible.
Halifax-Needham MLA Lisa Roberts (NDP) and Fairview-Clayton Park MLA Patricia Arab (Liberal) both talked about the need to get more options to renters, who typically don’t have the same level of access to efficiency programs as homeowners. [Read More]