Monday, November 18, 2019

Alberta Confirms Funding for Flood Resilience Projects in 2019 Budget

Alberta’s 2019 Budget includes more than $43 million for 15 projects that will increase flood resilience in municipalities and Indigenous communities across the province. “Albertans...

York University Research Uses AI to Predict Flood Risk in Real...

Researchers from York University can now predict river water levels days in advance of floods using artificial intelligence and data from two rivers: the...

Water Contaminants Jeopardize First Nations Food Security

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the 10-year First Nations Food,...

Ontario to Undertake Provincial Climate Impact Assessment

Ontario has announced that it will undertake a multi-sector provincial climate impact assessment as it looks for ways to address climate change. The assessment is...

Solar & Wind Energy Can Help Improve Water Resource Use

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) researchers explored optimal pathways for managing groundwater and hydropower trade-offs for different water availability conditions as...

Water Use by Plant Life to Make Less Water Available for...

A new study from Dartmouth College has found that consumption of water by plant life will increase in the future due to climate change,...

Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association Launches

Experienced clean technology leaders have launched the Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association (OCTIA), a new not-for-profit organization that will champion Ontario’s cleantech sector. Globally, clean...

Ottawa, ON Puts Forward Draft Budget for 2020

Ottawa’s municipal draft budget 2020 includes a substantial investment for its wastewater treatment plant. The proposed operating budget is $3.76 billion, representing a $136.8-million increase...

Vancouver Adopts Rain City Strategy to Manage Stormwater

Vancouver City Council has voted to adopt the Rain City Strategy, which reimagines how the city manages stormwater using green infrastructure. “As residents of a...

Export Development Canada Names National Cleantech Successes

Export Development Canada (EDC) has recognized cleantech companies whose technologies and business strategies have succeeded in getting their products beyond Canada's borders. Cleantech Export Week kicked...

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