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Identifying Canada’s Key Conservation Hotspots Highlights Problem: Study

To stop biodiversity loss, Canada has committed to protecting 30 per cent of its land and sea by 2030. But making conservation decisions about...

Project to Detect COVID-19 Through Wastewater Expands Across Nova Scotia

Researchers have started collecting human wastewater samples at sites across Nova Scotia. Samples are being collected as part of a project that could help...

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada Seeks Input on Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project, located approximately 15-kilometres west of Calgary,...

Funding Announced to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair Watersheds

The governments of Canada and Ontario will soon be accepting applications for a new round of project funding to help farmers improve water quality...

Targeted Wetland Restoration Near Farms Would Dramatically Reduce Water Pollution: Study

Targeted wetland restoration in heavily farmed areas would dramatically reduce the amount of nitrogen polluting rivers, lakes and coastal areas, according to a new...

Glenn MacMillan to Join LSCRA as GM of Planning, Development, and Restoration

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has announced that Glenn MacMillan will be taking on leadership of the conservation authority's planning, development, and...

Communities in Western Newfoundland and Labrador Receive Infrastructure Funding

More than $6 million in joint funding has been announced for seven projects in the Bay of Islands, in Western Newfoundland and Labrador. The...

Wainfleet, Ontario Receives Funding to Rehabilitate Stormwater System

Funding has been announced for the rehabilitation of the stormwater system along Lakeshore Road in Wainfleet, Ontario. This investment will increase the capacity of...

Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Receive Funding to Improve Access to Safe Drinking Water

The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) and Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, have announced funding to support the last phase of...

Government of Canada Launches Consultations on New Canada Water Agency

The Government of Canada has launched public consultations to help establish the new Canada Water Agency and improve freshwater management across Canada. “Canadians want a...

WWF-Canada Announces New Chair, Changes to Board of Directors

WWF-Canada announced that Lloyd Bryant has been named the new chair of its Board of Directors. Bryant is the retired president and CEO of...

Ontario Government Announces Working Group to Help Implement Changes to Conservation Authorities

The Ontario government is creating a working group to help implement changes to conservation authorities. Hassaan Basit, president and CEO of Conservation Halton, will...

New Cleanup Funds to Protect Coastal Waters, Create Jobs in B.C.

Marine debris cleanup projects will be undertaken by coastal Indigenous Nations, local governments, and non-profits to make B.C.’s marine shorelines cleaner. The funding will come...

Atikokan, Ontario Receives Funding for Improving Wastewater Treatment

Funding for improving the efficiency and capacity of wastewater treatment in the Town of Atikokan, Ontario has been announced. The upgrades, in turn, will...

MNAI Project to Help 30+ Communities Reduce Costs, Adapt to Climate Change

The Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) has launched a project that will help approximately 30 Canadian local governments determine how to deliver services—such as...

Green Municipal Fund Invests in McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant

The McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant is receiving more than $23 million through the Green Municipal Fund (GMF). The GMF is funded by the...

Government of Manitoba Issues 2020 Fall Conditions Report

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has released the 2020 Fall Conditions Report. It indicates soil moisture levels before freeze-up are normal to below normal...

Pays Plat First Nation and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg First Nation Receive Funding for Water Infrastructure

Federal funding has been announced for drinking water treatment improvements in Pays Plat First Nation. Funding has also been announced for the construction of...

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