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Winner Announced for the Atlantic Canada 2020 AquaHacking Challenge

Clean Catch Baits, a company that creates biodegradable fishing lures, is the winner of the inaugural Atlantic Canada 2020 AquaHacking Challenge. Based out of Saint...

Gatineau Receives Funding for Water Infrastructure

Funding for a water infrastructure project in Gatineau has been announced by Infrastructure and Communities Minister Catherine McKenna, Families Minister Mathieu Lacombe, and Gatineau...

Funding Announced for Wastewater Treatment Plant in Shubenacadie, N.S.

Funding to improve the wastewater treatment plant in the community of Shubenacadie, in the Municipality of East Hants, has been announced. “Support for local infrastructure,...

Metering Helps Reduce Water Consumption in Charlottetown

The Charlottetown Water and Sewer Utility has seen a significant decrease in annual water consumption over the past seven years since the Universal Metering...

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,...

Okanagan Communities Vie for Champion Title in Water Conservation Competition

The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Okanagan WaterWise program launched its annual “Make Water Work” campaign in May 2020. It encouraged a friendly competition between communities...

N.W.T. Releases Water Quality Results for Hay and Slave Rivers

The results of water quality monitoring conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in July 2020 indicate this year’s prolonged high water...

Centre-du-Québec Region Receives Funding for Water Infrastructure

Funding for 21 infrastructure projects in the Centre-du-Québec region has been announced by the federal and provincial governments. The funding will be used to upgrade...

Nature Conservancy of Canada Announces New Regional Vice President

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced that Tom Lynch-Staunton is joining the organization as its new regional vice president. “As someone who has...

Few Fashion Companies Show Awareness of Water Pollution Across Whole Value Chain: CDP

The global fashion and textiles industry is largely blind to the risks of water pollution and is failing to tap into water-related business opportunities,...

Government of B.C. Takes Action Against Plastic Waste

Through new initiatives, the Government of British Columbia is taking action to prevent plastic waste from polluting shorelines and ending up in landfills. “People have...

New Model Assesses Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Great Lakes

Researchers have developed a new integrated model to evaluate the economic impacts of climate change on the Canadian Great Lakes Basin. The Great Lakes are...

McMaster-based Institute for Water Research Receives Funding Extension

A McMaster-based organization that is leading global efforts to solve pressing water challenges has received a $10-million funding extension from the Canadian government. The UN University...

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...

Infrastructure Project in Paspébiac Receives Federal-Provincial Funding

Funding for a water infrastructure project in Paspébiac, Quebec has been announced by Diane Lebouthillier, minister of national revenue, Régent Bastien, mayor of Paspébiac,...

Water Quality Monitoring to Resume with Federal and Territorial Support

The Governments of Northwest Territories and Canada have resumed long-term water quality monitoring at two key sites in northern Alberta and two sites in...

LSRCA CAO, Michael Walters, Announces Retirement

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority’s (LSRCA) Chief Administrative Officer/Secretary Treasurer Michael Walters is retiring after a long career dedicated to protecting and restoring...

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...

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