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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News, QuebecOct. 19, 2018
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SDTC Invests in Magnesium Reclamation from Tailings

An investment from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) will capture legacy magnesium from tailings generated during asbestos mining in Quebec. Such improvements help ease the burden resource extraction can place…
News, Western CanadaOct. 19, 2018
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Lake Winnipeg Foundation: Manitobans Want Action on Sewage Treatment

Ahead of Wednesday's municipal elections, the Lake Winnipeg Foundation (LWF) has reported that polling results show Manitoba citizens want immediate action taken to improve city sewage treatment. In a survey…
Indigenous, NewsOct. 19, 2018
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AFN Comments on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Duty to Consult

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has commented on the Supreme Court of Canada decision regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation’s case on the duty of the federal government to consult when…
International, NewsOct. 18, 2018
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Two Major U.S. Organization Sign on to Ceres & WWF AgWater Challenge

Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have announced that Target, the U.S. general merchandise retailer with more than 1,800 stores, and Archer Daniels Midland Company, one of the world’s largest…
News, Western CanadaOct. 18, 2018
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Blackfalds, AB, Stormwater Plan Approved by Downstream Neighbour

The Town of Blackfalds has received support for its Blackfalds Northwest Area Master Stormwater Management Plan from a key, downstream stakeholder—the City of Lacbome, Alberta. The Master Plan, which Blackfalds…
News, Western CanadaOct. 18, 2018
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Resort Municipality of Whistler Takes Steps to Reduce Water Use

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), British Columbia has adopted a bylaw that will phase out the use of once through cooling systems and reservoir style urinals by businesses in…
International, NewsOct. 17, 2018
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U.S. Economists Find Watershed Groups Directly Impact Water Quality, Health

Economists from Oregon State University have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a direct, positive impact on their local water quality. The study, Private provision of…
Indigenous, NewsOct. 19, 2018
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AFN Comments on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Duty to Consult

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has commented on the Supreme Court of Canada decision regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation’s case on the duty of the federal government to consult when…
International, NewsOct. 18, 2018
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Two Major U.S. Organization Sign on to Ceres & WWF AgWater Challenge

Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have announced that Target, the U.S. general merchandise retailer with more than 1,800 stores, and Archer Daniels Midland Company, one of the world’s largest…
News, Western CanadaOct. 18, 2018
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Blackfalds, AB, Stormwater Plan Approved by Downstream Neighbour

The Town of Blackfalds has received support for its Blackfalds Northwest Area Master Stormwater Management Plan from a key, downstream stakeholder—the City of Lacbome, Alberta. The Master Plan, which Blackfalds…
News, Western CanadaOct. 18, 2018
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Resort Municipality of Whistler Takes Steps to Reduce Water Use

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), British Columbia has adopted a bylaw that will phase out the use of once through cooling systems and reservoir style urinals by businesses in…
International, NewsOct. 17, 2018
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U.S. Economists Find Watershed Groups Directly Impact Water Quality, Health

Economists from Oregon State University have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a direct, positive impact on their local water quality. The study, Private provision of…

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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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