City of Montréal, QC

Canada Mayor: Valérie Plante
Summary
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    Population 1649519
  • km 2
    Area 431.5
  • CAD
    GDP 120 Billion
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Actions
Cap or reduce GHG emissions by emitter - City of Montréal, QC
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Regulatory
  • Status: In operation

Action proposed in Montreal's community GHG emissions reduction plan: adhere to and/or support regulations and action plans on GHG emissions, such as, the federal regulation for passenger vehicles and light trucks, the upcoming federal regulation for heavy vehicles, the federal regulation for automobiles, and the provincial action plan regarding electric vehicles, and the provincial regulation for large industrial emitters (greater than 25 kt eq. CO2). Also, develop a green taxi initiative so as to assure that 50% on Montreal’s taxis are electric-hybrid vehicles.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Optimising building operations and improving energy efficiency for locally managed governement buildings - City of Montréal, QC
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Within the context of Montreal's GHG reduction plan, several district and extensive city governements have adopted a policy of building optimisation and energy efficiency.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
Parks and green space improvement program - City of Montréal, QC
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

This program aims to rejuvenate Montreal’s parks and green spaces. It primarily targets ground permeability and shading capacity. It aims to improve storm water infiltration, to reduce the urban heat island effect, and to provide aesthetic spaces of rest or activity for the population.

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Sectors:
  • Coastal zones/Marine Ecosystems
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Infrastructure
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Human health
Inventories
Community inventories

GHG emission from City of Montréal, QC
GHG inventory in
Government operations inventory

The City of Montréal, QC has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2010, the Transport, Other and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from City of Montréal, QC
GHG inventory in 2010

Mayor Valérie Plante
City of Montréal, QC, Canada

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Initiative

Compact of Mayors - ICLEI
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Transformative Action Program
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Earth Hour City Challenge

Status of compliance

Compact of Mayors
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