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New Brunswick Releases Flood Map for 2018

New Brunswick’s Department of Environment and Local Government has used the latest available technology to create a flood map for 2018. That year, the...

Wastewater Treatment Plant in New Brunswick Receives Federal and Provincial Funding

Funding has been announced to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant operated by the Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission in Boudreau-Ouest, New Brunswick. The $32.3 million in...

Melanie Nadeau Joins Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship as CEO

Melanie Nadeau, P. Eng., has been appointed chief executive officer of the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE). Jim King, chair of the COVE...

Two Infrastructure Projects in Newfoundland & Labrador Receive Funding

Funding for two water and wastewater projects in Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador has been announced. “Investing in modern and reliable water and wastewater infrastructure...

P.E.I. Receives Report on Disaster Response Efforts Following Hurricane Dorian

The Government of Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) has received the final report on its response to post-tropical storm Dorian that hit the province in...

Nova Scotia Provides Funding to Support Municipal Infrastructure

Fifteen projects in Nova Scotia will receive funding to help mitigate flood risk and support municipal infrastructure. This includes $675,477 for 10 projects under the...

City of Regina Invests in Drainage Project

The City of Regina is investing $15 million in the North Central Drainage Project. The project will replace and upgrade the storm sewer system to...

Halifax Advising Residents of Blue-Green Algae Bloom

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom in Lake Micmac, the risk advisory...

New Initiatives Underway in Shediac Bay Watershed

The Government of New Brunswick’s technical working group tasked with developing a management plan for Shediac Bay watershed, which includes Parlee Beach, is expected...

New Brunswick Asking Residents to Conserve Water

Surface water and groundwater levels are lower than normal throughout the province, which is why New Brunswickers are advised to conserve water. “The heat wave,...

Atlantic First Nations Water Authority and ISC Sign Framework Agreement

The responsibility of water and wastewater services for 15 First Nations communities in Atlantic Canada will be transferred from Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) to...

P.E.I. Launches Cleaning Our Shoreline Initiative on World Oceans Day

P.E.I. has launched the Cleaning Our Shoreline initiative as part of its commitment to protect the environment. The Cleaning Our Shoreline initiative started on June...

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...

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