The Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg has earned the title of the Greenest School in Canada.
The annual award is given out by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). In addition to the award, the school will also receive $2,000 to fund a new or ongoing sustainability project.
The school is a 78,000-square-foot, newly constructed building that acts as an open and accessible hub within the community, states a release. The school was awarded LEED Platinum certification in 2016 and won the CaGBC’s Excellence in Green Building for New Construction award in May. read more >>