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Government of Canada Invests in Equipment to Respond to Environmental Spills

Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is investing in the Canadian Coast Guard to ensure it has modern equipment needed to...

U of G Researcher Receives Funding to Measure COVID-19 Levels in Local Wastewater

A University of Guelph researcher has received $50,000 in federal funding to use wastewater to detect a new wave of COVID-19 infections before it...

Tracking Cancelled and Postponed Industry Events

Water Canada’s team is tracking industry events across the country that are being cancelled, postponed, or moved online as a result of the COVID-19...

Setting a New Management Standard for Stormwater Systems

Stormwater systems are a critical component of community infrastructure, but managing them is not always a straight forward exercise. In 2020, the CSA Group...

SDTC to Provide Funding for Nine Small Businesses

Nine small business will be receiving funding and support from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), according to a $24.8-million announcement was made by Innovation, Science,...

E2metrix Receives Investment from Government of Canada

Quebec-based E2metrix has received an investment of over $4.5-million to help mining operations recycle wastewater and operate in a more sustainable way. “We are going...

Youth Leading Innovation—Reflections on Five Years of AquaHacking Challenges

In the five years since the launch of the AquaHacking Challenge, remarkable shifts in the tech-engagement and water sector landscapes have taken place. Before,...

Proposed Partnership to Develop Masters Program for Hydro Professionals

The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) announced a proposed partnership with the University of Toronto (UofT) to establish a Masters Program designed to develop the...

Outdoor Watering Restrictions Only Work in Hottest, Driest Weather: Study

Municipal bylaws that restrict outdoor watering every summer effectively reduce consumption only during particularly hot, dry periods, according to a new study. Researchers at the University...

Federal Government Launches Public Engagement on Aquaculture Act

The next phase of the Government of Canada’s public engagement on the first-ever Aquaculture Act has been launched by Bernadette Jordan, the minister of...

Catherine Grenier to Join Nature Conservancy of Canada as New President and CEO

The Board of Directors of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced that Catherine Grenier has been unanimously chosen as the organization’s next president...

Report Gives Canada “C” Grade on Flood Preparedness

Canada’s provinces and territories received a grade of C on flood preparedness in a new report. The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University...

RBC Announces Partners for RBC Tech for Nature Program

RBC has announced its updated roster of partners for the RBC Tech for Nature program. Swim Drink Fish—an organization that envisions a world with swimmable,...

Minister Jordan Recognizes Importance of Growing Canada’s Blue Economy

The Government of Canada recognizes that, as our economy starts to open up, it will be more important than ever to chart a course...

Aquatic Informatics Joins Danaher’s Water Quality Platform

Aquatic Informatics Inc. has been acquired by Danaher’s Water Quality platform from XPV Water Partners. “I am thrilled to welcome Ed Quilty and the Aquatic...

Op-Ed: Something a Little Different

You may have noticed a small but important change when you picked up the July/August issue of Water Canada. It was right there, right...

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,...

Nestlé Sells Pure Life Bottled Water Business to Ice River Springs

Nestlé Canada Inc. has announced an agreement to sell its Nestlé Pure Life bottled water business to Ice River Springs. The sale is contingent...

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