According to Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), the Canadian federal government will need to create a stable, long-term policy framework that will draw renewable energy investment to Canada, if the country intends to effectively participate for $1 trillion in global investments in new wind energy projects between 2009 and 2020 and truly become a clean energy superpower.

Displaying start of article containing 709 words – OTTAWA—As the federal government considers options to stimulate the economy as part of its federal budget, scheduled for Jan. 27, it is important that it not only invest in those economic sectors that have supported Canada in the past, but also the emerging sectors that will help power the Canadian economy in the future. A prime example of this is the renewable energy sector. The federal government should ensure that an expansion and extension of its highly successful ecoENERGY for Renewable Power (eERP) program is part of its economic stimulus package.