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Minister Jordan Addresses OECD on Need for More Sustainable Blue Economy

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Bernadette Jordan, addressed the need for a more sustainable blue economy at a launch...

Three Cities Join Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

The cities of Detroit (MI), Zion (IL), and Saint-Anicet (QC) have joined the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative. “We look forward to working...

New Research Aims to Support Recovery of Fish at Risk of Extinction in Lower Great Lakes

A new research and habitat recovery project aims to support the recovery of fish and freshwater mussel species that are currently at risk of...

New Study Estimates Amount of Plastic in Atlantic Ocean

The mass of ‘invisible’ microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12-21 million tonnes, according to a new study. This...

Stantec Awarded WRF Study to Define Digital Water Transformation

The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has awarded Stantec the lead role in a global collaboration to define the framework for the digital transformation of...

New Global Initiative Aims to Boost Investment in Nature-Based Infrastructure

A new global initiative will use financial modelling and climate change projections to establish the business case for investing in nature. This will make...

Plastic Pollution in the Aquatic Environment

Plastic wastes have generated global attention due to their omnipresence and profound ecosystem threats. These plastic wastes are polluting waters around the world and...

Canada Joins Global Ocean Alliance

Canada has joined the Global Ocean Alliance, according to an announcement made by Bernadette Jordan, the minister of fisheries, oceans, and the Canadian Coast...

26 Projects Receive Federal Funding to Reduce Ghost Gear in Oceans

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is funding 26 projects in Canada and around the world to help rid the oceans of ghost gear. Lost and abandoned...

Elected Officials Should Prioritize Restoration in Economic Stimulus Programs: GLSLCI

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (GLSLCI) has called on U.S. and Canadian elected officials to include water restoration priorities in any...

Water Sector Needs in a Post-COVID-19 World

The Canadian water sector has proven to be one of the most resilient essential services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Water utilities,...

Welsh Research Identifies New System for Pharmaceutical Detection in Wastewater

A research team at Swansea University in Wales have developed a new method for fast removal and detection of wastewater pollutants that come from...

WEF Names Dr. Andrew Sanderson as Chief Medical Officer

To ensure protection of the health and safety of wastewater workers during the coronavirus pandemic and into the future, Dr. Andrew Sanderson has been...

CEC Ratifies New Environmental Cooperation Agreement

A new Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA) has been announced to support the new free trade agreement between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The...

U.S. Commission Launches Investigation into Canadian Ballast Water Regulations

The U.S.-based Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has formally initiated its investigation into the pending Canadian ballast water regulations. The regulations are alleged to be...

Upgrading WHO Forms Could Help Improve Water Quality in Vulnerable Communities

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) sanitary inspection (SI) forms need an urgent upgrade to help improve the quality of small water supplies in some...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Issues Statement on World Oceans Day

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on World Oceans Day: "From the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic, oceans are at the...

U.S. Commission Orders Investigation into Alleged Discriminatory Canadian Regulations

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted unanimously to accept a petition filed by the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) that alleges the ballast water...

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