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New Plan to Help Farmers in B.C. Adapt to Climate Change

Farmers on Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands will have more support to adapt to climate change following the development of the Vancouver...

Manitoba Issues Flood Warning for Northwestern Communities

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has issued a flood warning related to high water entering Manitoba from Saskatchewan and potential rises along the Churchill...

B.C. Funding Flood Planning and Mitigation Initiatives

Twenty-four local governments and First Nations communities have been approved to receive $3.46 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding. This funding is part of the...

Manitoba Unveils New Conservation and Climate Fund

The Government of Manitoba is unveiling its new Conservation and Climate Fund that will provide up to $600,000 this fiscal year to organizations for...

Manitoba Invests $33 Million in Projects to Improve Climate Resilience

The Manitoba government is investing $33 million to improve climate resilience and support municipalities across the province, according to an announcement by Premier Brian...

Water Loss in Boreal Forests and Peatlands Threatens to Intensify Global Warming: Study

A group of 59 international scientists, led by researchers at McMaster University, has uncovered new information about the effects of climate change on boreal...

The Great Lakes and the Climate Crisis

Historically high water levels, shoreline flooding, torrential downpours, warming waters, freezing winters, sudden snow melts, wind storms, and powerful wave action are eroding our...

Climate Change and Urbanization Threaten Groundwater Quality: Study

Climate change and urbanization are expected to threaten groundwater quality around the world, according to a new study from UNSW. Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) is...

Manitoba Outlet Channels Project Reaches Milestone

Minister of Infrastructure Ron Schuler has announced that the Lake Manitoba Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project has advanced to the next phase of...

New Brunswick Launches 2020 River Watch Program

The River Watch program will provide New Brunswickers with information on the status of rivers, potential ice jams, and other flood issues across the...

Ontario Releases its Flooding Strategy

The Government of Ontario has released its new flood strategy, which looks to reduce the risk and increase preparedness of flood events. "We know that...

Freshwater Plays Key Role in North America’s Climate

A massive freshwater river flow triggered changes in the climate throughout the northern hemisphere, according to a new study. The freshwater river flow stemmed from...

Flood Mitigation and Erosion Control Underway Along Toronto Waterfront

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, will be undertaking flood and erosion control work at several...

Okanagan Faces an Increase in Precipitation: Climate Projections Report

The Okanagan region in British Columbia (B.C.) is expected to face an increase in precipitation across all seasons except summer, according to a new...

B.C. Government Partners with Cowichan Tribes to Support Koksilah Watershed

A new government-to-government partnership will help ensure long-term water sustainability in the Koksilah Watershed and explore the benefits of a water sustainability plan for...

Collaboration and High-Res Maps Improve Flood Risk Management: Study

Community collaboration and high-resolution maps are key factors in delivering effective flood risk management, according to a new study. "The impacts of flooding continue to...

Earth Tech Accelerator Announces 2020 Cohort

The new Earth Tech accelerator has announced its first cohort, which includes 16 startups and nonprofits that are advancing freshwater and climate solutions. The Centre...

DUC Releases New Report on Leveraging Wetlands to Support a Climate-Ready Ontario

Traditional flood management infrastructure can be supported by cost-effective natural flood management services that are provided by wetlands, according to research commissioned by Ducks...

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