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Engineers PEI Recognizes Innovative Shoreline Protection Project

Engineers PEI has recognized an innovative engineering project, which protects the causeway and shoreline in Souris from the effects of climate change and storm...

Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities Appoints New CEO

The Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities (NSFM) has appointed Juanita Spencer as chief executive officer after Betty MacDonald stepped down as executive director. Spencer was...

N.B. to Commission Independent Review of Spring Flood

New Brunswick will hire an independent consultant to conduct a review of the response to the historic 2018 spring flood. The report will be...

Federal and Provincial Governments Support Flood Risk Mapping in Nfld.

Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, has announced close to $1 million in federal funding to Newfoundland and Labrador under the...

Free Collection of Unwanted Farm Waste Pesticides in New Brunswick

Farmers in New Brunswick can help keep waterbodies in the province clean by taking advantage of a free collection of farm waste products, such...

New Brunswick Accepting Applications for Environmental Trust Fund

New Brunswick’s Department of Environment and Local Government is now accepting applications for funding under the Environmental Trust Fund. “The Environmental Trust Fund is a...

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...

Intertidal Reefs Protect PEI Shoreline from Storm Surge, Climate Change

Two sandstone reefs installed by the Prince Edward Island government along the Souris causeway are having their intended effect. The offshore breakwaters, or intertidal...

Potlotek First Nation Starts Construction on New Water Treatment Plant

Chief Wilbert Marshall of Potlotek First Nation and Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, have announced that construction is underway on a new water treatment plant...

Nova Scotia Secures Federal Funding for Flood Mitigation

On October 10th, 2016, many homeowners in Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) were impacted by a historic storm that dropped over 225 millimetres of...

NS to Require Municipalities Have Land Use Plans in Place

Introduced on September 25th, Amendments to the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Charter under Bill 58 will require Nova Scotia municipalities to...

Saint John’s Clean Drinking Water Project Earns Award

Saint John’s Safe, Clean Drinking Water Project has earned the title of 2018 Project of the Year from the Atlantic Canadian Water and Wastewater...

Southwestern Nova Scotia Struggles with Water Shortages

The Government of Nova Scotia is helping residents affected by the water shortages in the southwest of the province. The Emergency Management Office has been...

New Era of Water Quality Data with Blockchain Integrated DataStream

Yesterday, The Gordon Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada, the Atlantic Water Network, and Royal Bank of Canada presented the blockchain integrated Atlantic DataStream, a...

Major New Aquaculture Project Launches in Newfoundland and Labrador

Last Friday in Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador, representatives from Grieg NL officially launched the company’s $250-million aquaculture project in Placentia Bay with support from...

Saint John Bolsters Stormwater Management, Plants Trees & Shrubs

Three neighbourhoods in Saint John, New Brunswick will increase their numbers of trees and shrubs to help manage stormwater. Saint John and the non-profit,...

Joint Funding Supports Water and Wastewater in Newfoundland and Labrador

Today, Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays–Central–Notre Dame, Derek Bennett, Member of the House of Assembly for Lewisporte–Twillingate, and Maisie Clark,...

Nfld. Announces Gas Tax Fund Money for Infrastructure Projects

With new funding announced through the federal Gas Tax Fund, Newfoundland and Labrador has committed substantial funding to infrastructure programs in August, announcing support...

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