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A Day on the Street

November 2, 2016

Today, I got to spend time at Pearl Street Inc. I thought it would be a great opportunity to explore the world of marketing and see if this is a job that I might be interested in. It was a super fun day and taught me about the aspects of marketing.My biggest project, though, was…

Welcome to the Pearl Street Book Club

August 11, 2016

“He that loves reading has everything within his reach.” – William Godwin Love reading great books and talking about them with great people? Then you’ve found your tribe my friend. We heard the interest and we’ve met the demand, the Pearl Street Book Club is officially open to the public. We’re big believers in continuous…

Pokémaster Marketing: Our Top 5

July 26, 2016

Gotta catch ’em all. A phrase you’ve probably heard far too often over the past week. And unless you live under a rock, you probably know that this is in reference to Pokémon Go, an augmented reality (AR) app/game that has taken the world by storm. In fact, it was the most downloaded app in Apple…

Reflecting on Ignite, Empower, Innovate

April 18, 2016

Pearl Street Communications were lucky to be able to attend Innovation Guelph’s Ignite, Empower, Innovate Conference – a wonderful two-day event that celebrated and supported women in the Guelph and Wellington communities.

These Seniors Will Inspire You to Volunteer

February 25, 2014

Now that the Olympics are over, it’s time to get out there and make a change. But don’t just take it from us. Let me explain. The best days on a job is when you come home feeling inspired, refreshed and with a new perspective on life. Not every day can be like this so…

KISSing Tips From Pearl Street (Keep it Super Simple)

February 14, 2014

by Eric Balnar KISSing Tips From Pearl Street Writing: how to keep Keep it Super Simple (KISS) It happens all the time. There you are, with a brilliant idea in your head, and you want to formalize your thoughts on paper. It all seems good in your head…then you actually read what you just put…

We Win! Or Did We…?

October 12, 2011

While John Laforet, President of Wind Concerns Ontario (WCO), has announced he will be stepping down from his position, he made it clear that the organization will continue to have a large impact on the wind energy sector. WCO has claimed victory in last week’s election, with Laforet stating “Our activism has blocked the approval…

The Community Energy Initiative is a Cornerstone to Guelph’s Local Economy

July 21, 2011

Guest Blog by Karen Farbridge, City of Guelph Mayor After an 18 month consultation and stakeholder engagement process, the City of Guelph’s Community Energy Plan was unanimously endorsed by City Council in April 2007. The Plan was widely heralded as a ground breaking example of community-based and integrated planning. However, it wasn’t until almost two…

Will a Lack of CE Cause Ontario to Fall Behind?

July 6, 2011

We previously posted a blog describing the new renewable energy goals that Saskatchewan is pursuing. Yet another province, Nova Scotia, is now jumping on board with an ambitious goal to generate 25% of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2015. They may be one step ahead of Ontario because they are making use of…

Scholarly Efforts Made by Local Schools

July 4, 2011

By the end of this summer Walden Public School in Lively, Ontario will be drawing energy from a 100-kilowatt rooftop solar system. After this solar system is installed on the roof of the school, along with the already installed wind turbine, this school will be producing 60% of their energy requirements with renewable energy sources.…