News | October 10, 2018

IPCC Report Shows World, Canada, Must do More to Mitigate Climate Change

With the release of the latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Monday, scientists’ warnings about the impacts of unmitigated climate change have reached a…

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National, NewsOct. 16, 2018
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Improved Weather-Forecasting Infrastructure Moves Forward

Installation proceeds on a $95-million upgrade of Canada’s weather-forecasting infrastructure, with the completion of a new radar system in Blainville, Quebec. Improved prediction of weather-related events and emergencies, many exacerbated…
News, Western CanadaOct. 16, 2018
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Manitoba Emphasizes Oil Impacts on Water for Waste Reduction Week

For Waste Reduction Week, the Government of Manitoba is emphasizing the importance of proper disposal of oil and the impacts of improper disposal on water. Manitoba has confirmed approval of…
News, QuebecOct. 16, 2018
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CIPP Provider, Sanexen, Expands with an Office in Kitimat, BC

Sanexen Environmental Services Inc. has announced that it will open an environmental services office in Kitimat, British Columbia on October 17th. The expansion follows on the recent announcement of Sanexen’s…
National, NewsOct. 15, 2018
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Canada Posts Summary Outcomes of Public Feedback on Plastic Pollution

The federal government continues to move forward on addressing plastic pollution, providing a report on its public consultation from April 22nd to September 21st, 2018. Canadians shared their views under…
Atlantic Canada, NewsOct. 15, 2018
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Water and Wastewater Projects in NS Receive Capital Funding

Today, the province of Nova Scotia announced support for water and wastewater projects in ten communities through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program. “Access to safe drinking water and wastewater treatment…
News, QuebecOct. 15, 2018
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Beaconsfield, QC Recognized for Drinking Water Conservation

At the Water Excellence ceremony held by Réseau Environnement, the City of Beaconsfield, Quebec was awarded a certificate of recognition for its various initiatives relating to conserving drinking water, as part of…
News, OntarioOct. 15, 2018
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Cambridge, ON Undertakes Smart Meter Upgrade

The City of Cambridge, Ontario will be launching a project to install new smart technology into residential and commercial water meters throughout the city. Phase 1 of the project will…
News, QuebecOct. 16, 2018
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CIPP Provider, Sanexen, Expands with an Office in Kitimat, BC

Sanexen Environmental Services Inc. has announced that it will open an environmental services office in Kitimat, British Columbia on October 17th. The expansion follows on the recent announcement of Sanexen’s…
National, NewsOct. 15, 2018
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Canada Posts Summary Outcomes of Public Feedback on Plastic Pollution

The federal government continues to move forward on addressing plastic pollution, providing a report on its public consultation from April 22nd to September 21st, 2018. Canadians shared their views under…
Atlantic Canada, NewsOct. 15, 2018
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Water and Wastewater Projects in NS Receive Capital Funding

Today, the province of Nova Scotia announced support for water and wastewater projects in ten communities through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program. “Access to safe drinking water and wastewater treatment…
News, QuebecOct. 15, 2018
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Beaconsfield, QC Recognized for Drinking Water Conservation

At the Water Excellence ceremony held by Réseau Environnement, the City of Beaconsfield, Quebec was awarded a certificate of recognition for its various initiatives relating to conserving drinking water, as part of…
News, OntarioOct. 15, 2018
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Cambridge, ON Undertakes Smart Meter Upgrade

The City of Cambridge, Ontario will be launching a project to install new smart technology into residential and commercial water meters throughout the city. Phase 1 of the project will…

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Feedback: Ontario’s Water Opportunities Act

A day after Ontario Minister of the Environment John Gerretsen announced some details of the province's proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, the feedback has started rolling in. "Wise water use better protects our environment and extends the lifespan of existing water and wastewater treatment infrastructure," said Peter Hume, president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), in a press release today. "AMO will work with the Ontario…
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Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement on Que. Floods

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a statement on flooding and insurance coverage in the province of Quebec. The statement is in response to the flooding that has occurred in several Quebec regions in the past weeks. The Insurance Bureau's aim is to provide understanding for residents of flooded regions regarding what is, potentially, covered under their insurance policies and how new flood coverage functions. Topics covered by the Insurance Bureau…
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2016 Water’s Next Finalists Announced

Water Canada magazine has announced the finalists of the 2016 Water’s Next Awards. The Water’s Next Awards program honours the achievements and ideas of individuals and companies that have been successful in their efforts to improve water in Canada. The 2016 awards program accepted nominations in nine categories and identified finalists in eight. This was really awesome news to receive!" said Raegan Davidson, regional manager of Ontario & Eastern Canada for Imbrium…
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2018

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