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Improving Water Capacity in One of Canada’s Largest Cities: Mississauga

The city of Mississauga, Ontario has been a ballooning Toronto suburb for decades. From a population of 172,352 in 1971, it has grown to...

Cold Lake, Alta. Shifts Funding for New Wastewater Treatment Plant

Cold Lake City Council voted to fund the $1 million design of a new wastewater treatment plant using funds available to the City through...

Gov’t of Canada Reappoints Federal Member to Waterfront Toronto Board

Catherine McKenna, minister of infrastructure and communities, made the following statement on the federal reappointment of Jeanhy Shim to the Waterfront Toronto Board of...

Government of Canada Supports Water Projects Through Gas Tax Fund

The Government of Canada is providing support through the Gas Tax Fund for a number of drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater projects across the...

Manitoba Announces Nearly $500 Million in Infrastructure Investments

The Manitoba government is making a number of investments to improve provincial infrastructure and safeguard the well-being of Manitobans and their communities, according to...

Investments in Natural Infrastructure Have Significant Economic Returns: Report

Canada's built, or 'grey,' infrastructure requires an estimated investment of $5.3 billion per year in order to keep pace with the effects of climate change....

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...

Alberta Provides Additional Funding for Flood Mitigation in Bragg Creek

The Government of Alberta has committed $9.4 million in additional funding for flood mitigation in Bragg Creek as part of the province’s pledge to...

Water Security Agency Announces New Water Management Initiatives

The Water Security Agency announced a series of water management infrastructure initiatives and programming to support communities across Saskatchewan. These projects are part of...

New Bridge in Dawson Creek, B.C. to Protect Residents from Flooding

Construction of a new bridge to replace the existing three culverts under 8th Street in downtown Dawson Creek, B.C. will start in June 2020....

Manitoba Concludes Spring 2020 Operation of Red River Floodway

The Manitoba government has ended the spring 2020 operation of the Red River Floodway, according to an announcement made by Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler. “Manitoba...

FCM Launches Next Phase of Asset Management Funding

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have launched the next phase of funding to help communities improve their asset...

Op-Ed: Should Stimulus Funding Target Lead Infrastructure?

Over the past 18 months, there has been a great deal of conversation regarding the importance of removing lead infrastructure in Canada: the lead...

New Initiative to Develop Asset Management Plan for Grindstone Creek

A new initiative will develop an asset management plan for Grindstone Creek, which is part of Ontario’s Greenbelt. "Given the strain COVID-19 is putting on...

Alberta Includes Funding for Springbank Reservoir in 2020 Budget

The Government of Alberta has included a commitment in its 2020 Budget to provide $196.3 million over three years for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir. The...

City of Selkirk, Manitoba Invests in Water Infrastructure Upgrades

The City of Selkirk in Manitoba will be spending a total of $3 million in 2020 on nine infrastructure projects that have been identified...

What is Needed to Remove Lead from Drinking Water in Canada?

What’s holding us back from replacing lead pipes in Canada? What are some tools that can be used to incentivize and accelerate the replacement...

Second Crew Isolates at Water Treatment Facility in Brandon, Man.

To ensure that a safe supply of potable water remains available for residents, institutions, and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Brandon...

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