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Halifax Water Recommends No Increase in Water Rates Over Next Two Years

The COVID-19 pandemic has many Halifax Water customers concerned about the future and their ability to pay bills. To help support customers in these...

Water Steward – Emma Wattie, Atlantic Water Network

Emma Wattie's love for data set her up for success as the director of the Atlantic Water Network, which provides equipment and resources for...

Public Consultations on Water Withdrawal in P.E.I. Provide Clear Direction

Islanders want science and evidence-based research to inform public policy and to protect their drinking water. This was one of the common themes identified during...

EA Required for Northern Pulp Effluent Treatment Plant

Northern Pulp in Pictou County will need to file an environmental assessment report for its proposed effluent treatment plant, according to the Government of...

New Brunswick Offers Relief for Residents Affected by Hurricane Dorian

The Government of New Brunswick has launched a Disaster Financial Assistance program to help individuals, small businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and municipalities who suffered property...

Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities has Elected a New President

Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities (NSFM) has elected a new president. Yarmouth Mayor Pam Mood was elected by members in an uncontested race during...

NB Releases Lakes and Rivers Water Quality Report

New Brunswick has released its report, The State of Water Quality in New Brunswick’s Lakes and Rivers: Water Quality Monitoring Results 2003-2016. “We are committed...

New Brunswick Sets Goal to Protect and Conserve Freshwater

The Government of New Brunswick is working to protect and conserve freshwater, forests, and other wild spaces for future generations. “The government understands the importance...

Hurricane Dorian Causes $105 Million in Insured Damage

Hurricane Dorian hit Atlantic Canada on September 7, 2019 and caused over $105 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Seventy per cent of...

Nova Scotia Invests Nearly $1M in Water and Wastewater Projects

Eight communities across Nova Scotia will receive more than $922,000 for water and wastewater projects through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program. “We heard from municipalities,...

Stratford, P.E.I. Approves Tender for Wastewater Delivery System

The Town of Stratford in P.E.I. has approved a resolution to award the tender for its wastewater delivery system to the Charlottetown Pollution Control...

P.E.I. Provides Access to Emergency Funding following Hurricane Dorian

Islanders will be able to access emergency funding from the provincial government in the coming days to help recover costs associated with damages following...

Cape Breton Receives Funding for Two New Wastewater Facilities

Cape Breton has received federal and provincial funding for the construction of two new wastewater treatment facilities, as well as the installation of new...

Sherbrooke, N.S. Receives Investments in Wastewater Treatment Facility

Sherbrooke in Nova Scotia has received investments to upgrade its wastewater treatment facility. The Government of Canada is investing more than $76,000 in this project...

Saint-André, NB Receives Support for Reservoir Connection

Strategic investments in public infrastructure, including funding for water and wastewater infrastructure, will help ensure the strength of communities in Eastern Canada. T.J. Harvey, Member...

Wastewater Treatment Facility in Digby, N.S. Receives Funding for Upgrades

Funding for upgrades to an Annapolis watermain and the wastewater treatment facility in Digby, Nova Scotia was announced on August 20, 2019. “Through these projects,...

Wabush, N.L. Receives Funding for New Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant

Funding for a new industrial wastewater treatment plant in Wabush, Newfoundland and Labrador has been announced by Yvonne Jones, member of parliament for Labrador,...

Nova Scotia issues tidal energy permit

Nova Scotia’s Department of Energy and Mines has issued a licence to Sustainable Marine Energy Canada for a tidal electricity project. The 1.26-megawatt marine renewable...

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