in this issue

Bullfrog Founders Club
Jim Lincoln

"When I became a Naturopathic Doctor, I took an oath which states: 'I will assist and encourage others to strengthen their health, reduce risks for disease, and preserve the health of our planet for ourselves and future generations.' Bullfrog Power is one way I can stay true to that oath, so I am thrilled to say that both my home and my naturopathic clinic are bullfrogpowered!"

Dr. Joanna Thiessen, ND, and her two-year-old son, Cedar
Bullfrog Founders Club
Waterloo, ON

Bullfrog Founders Club

bullfrogpowered green index
Bullfrog Power thanks all bullfrogpowered organizations for choosing clean, green power.

bullfrogpowered Green Index


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  the bullfrog e-buzz
May 2008

The bullfrog e-buzz keeps you connected to the bullfrogpowered community and informed about the latest news, events and developments at Bullfrog Power.


Bullfrog Power now available to all Ontarians and Albertans

Bullfrog Power and TAS DesignBuild
   Bullfrog President Tom
   Heintzman and TAS
   DesignBuild Principal
   Mazyar Mortazavi

Now everyone in Ontario and Alberta, including apartment and condo residents, can support 100% renewable power.

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In a related announcement, Bullfrog and TAS DesignBuild, a Toronto-based condo developer, recently partnered to offer green power to M5V, Giraffe and 318 condo residents. In addition to bullfrogpowering the common areas, each resident
will be bullfrogpowered for one year, courtesy of
TAS DesignBuild.

click for more info on TAS DesignBuild

  York and Aurora leap to green power

Region of York and Town of Aurora are bullfrogpoweredBullfrog recently announced that York Region and the Town of Aurora have joined the ranks of the bullfrogpowered. On hand to make the announcement during Earth Day were York Region Chairman and CEO Bill Fisch, Town of Aurora Mayor Phyllis Morris and Bullfrog President Tom Heintzman.

  Clarification regarding our
position on nuclear power

Bullfrog BuzzAn article in the Spring 2008 edition of the Bullfrog Buzz led some readers to question Bullfrog’s perspective on nuclear power. Nuclear power is not a renewable form of energy, creates radioactive waste, and is not a part of Bullfrog's green power mix. Bullfrog Power believes that conservation and renewable power should be maximized in priority to non-renewable alternatives, including nuclear and carbon-based generation. We apologize for the confusion.


Spread the word

Has your lawn sign seen better days?Bullfrog customers are our greatest green power ambassadors. Want to spread the word about Bullfrog? Consider some of these ideas:

Add a tag to your email signature: "My home is bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity."

Tell your neighbours about their green power option and give them $25 off their first bill with a personalized Bullfrog promo code

Did your lawn sign survive the winter? If not, we’ll send you a new one free of charge.

sign in to mybullfrog to set up a promo code or order a lawn sign

  Environmental Defence
leads charge against BPA

Environmental Defence As a result of Environmental Defence's Toxic Nation awareness campaign, plastic bottles made with Bisphenol A have been pulled off the shelves of many Canadian stores due to the chemical's harmful leaching effects.

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Steam Whistle Brewing and Bullfrog Power announce green power winner!

Contest Winner, Jay CallaghanWin Steam Whistle Brewing and Bullfrog Power partnered in April to run a "Win Green Power for a Year" contest in Ontario. The contest was a part of the LCBO's Eco-Chic promotion. Steam Whistle and Bullfrog are happy to announce that Jay Callaghan of Peterborough is the lucky winner!

learn about Steam Whistle Brewing's environmental initiatives


Awards and accolades


Happy Anniversary!

Happy AnniversaryTwo bullfrogpowered organizations recently celebrated milestone anniversaries. Congratulations to Carleton Place Nursery on its twentieth year in the lawn and garden care business and to chocolatier Bernard Callebaut for 25 years of sweet treats.

  Environmental Printing Awards

Environmental Printing AwardsCongratulations to all of the bullfrogpowered organizations who received a 2008 PrintAction Environmental Printing Award. This year’s winners included a number of bullfrogpowered organizations: Taylor Label, Warren's Waterless Printing, Accell Graphics, The Lowe-Martin Group and Antony Marcil, the CEO of Forest Stewardship Council Canada.

view pictures from the gala event

  Green Toronto Awards

Green Toronto AwardsLocal Food Plus, a bullfrogpowered organization that advocates for environmentally and socially responsible food production, recently won the Market Transformation award during the Green Toronto Awards event on April 25, 2008. Congratulations!

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  Global Energy nominated
for environmental award

Global Energy ServicesGlobal Energy, the first energy services company on the Alberta bullfrogpowered Green Index, was recently nominated for an Energy TV Award in the ENVIRONMENT – Carbon Reduction category. All awards will be announced during the 2008 Global Petroleum Show. Good luck!

  Kids! Help Chris McKhool set a
Guinness World Record

Chris McKhoolCome to the Green Toronto Festival at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto and help Chris McKhool break the Guinness World Record for the largest bicycle bell ensemble! Bring your bicycle bell to play with the band and show everyone how much you care about the health of our city and our air. It’s a free event!

May 24, 2008
12 p.m.
Yonge-Dundas Square
Toronto, ON


Upcoming Events (Ontario)

  2008 Green Toronto Festival

Bigger, better and greener than ever, this year's Green Toronto Festival will transform Yonge-Dundas Square into a celebration of all things green on May 23 and 24. Drop by our booth at this bullfrogpowered event and say hi!

May 23 & 24, 2008
Yonge-Dundas Square
Toronto, ON

  Green Spring Market

GREENMOM, a Toronto-based organization dedicated to promoting healthy choices for families, communities, the economy and the planet, hosts a bullfrogpowered, family-oriented green consumer show. Attendees will be introduced to green businesses, local artisans, and health and eco-experts.

May 31, 2008
CNIB Centre
Toronto, ON

  Strawberries and Asparagus

Visit our booth at this day-long, bullfrogpowered festival which promotes public space, local and organic food, local sustainable business, nature appreciation, music, fitness and health. Events include a community tree walk, storytelling in the children’s garden, and "trail mix", an outdoor fitness experience in the park.

June 14, 2008
Cedarvale Park
Toronto, ON

  Ottawa International Jazz Festival

A standard in the Canadian jazz scene, the Ottawa International Jazz Festival presents 12 days of musical excellence and innovation from Canadian and international performers. This year, the festival goes green with cycling, local brewing and container recycling initiatives, as well as a bullfrogpowered Main Stage.

June 20–July 1, 2008
Confederation Park
Ottawa, ON


Upcoming Events (Alberta)

  4th Street Lilac Festival

Visit the Bullfrog Power information booth during the 19th annual 4th Street Lilac Festival. This one-day event brings together over 600 craft, food and entertainment vendors along 13 blocks of 4th Street. The Lilac Festival parade starts at 10 a.m., so be sure to get there early!

May 25, 2008
25th Avenue at 4th Street
Calgary, AB

  Sustainable Building Symposium

For more than a decade, the Sustainable Building Symposium has brought together architects, engineers, contractors, government officials and building owners to share their ideas and best practices. This year’s conference will include speakers from Climate Change Central (a bullfrogpowered organization) and the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, as well as green building pioneers.

May 13 & 14, 2008
Cohos Evamy Office
300, 134 - 11th Avenue SE
Calgary, AB

May 14 & 15, 2008
Robbins Health Clinic, MacEwan College
104 Avenue/109 Street
Edmonton, AB

  May 26–30, 2008, is Conservation Week
Conservation Week

Bullfrog is publishing a special edition of the e-buzz in honour of Conservation Week and we want to hear from you! Tell us what you and your family are doing around your home and community to conserve.

Margaret Black, of Orillia, Ontario, recently sent us this photo of her daughter Emily posing with the family’s new high efficiency electric furnace. Send us your story and you could be featured in the next e-buzz.

Bullfrog will also be announcing an exciting partnership with Enwise Power Solutions that will help you save money and conserve energy. More details to come in the next edition of the e-buzz.

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