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Engineering Team Selected for First Stage of Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Expansion Project

Regina-based Clifton Associates Ltd. (Clifton) has been selected to begin engineering work for the Westside Irrigation Project. Clifton was selected after successfully completing a...

Auditor General of Ontario Appoints Acting Commissioner of the Environment

Ontario's Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk announced that Tyler Schulz has joined her executive team as acting assistant auditor general, commissioner of the environment. Schulz...

WEF Selects Maile Lono-Batura as Director of Sustainable Biosolids Programs

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has selected Maile Lono-Batura as director of sustainable biosolids programs, a new position established to help WEF members and...

Yukon Releases New Guidelines for Quartz Mining Projects

The Government of Yukon has released guidelines to help the industry improve water management at quartz mining projects. According to the Government of Yukon, these...

Tamara Vrooman Appointed as Chairperson of Canada Infrastructure Bank

Infrastructure and Communities Minister Catherine McKenna has announced the appointment of Tamara Vrooman as chairperson of the Canada Infrastructure Bank, effective January 27, 2021. “Tamara...

Canada Partners with Lennox Island First Nation to Enhance Marine Safety

The minister of fisheries, oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard—Bernadette Jordan—has announced that a new search and rescue boat for Lennox Island First Nation...

Canada Invests in National Ocean Observation System

Four Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System (CIOOS) projects will be receiving $3 million funding over two years. This funding will support the University of Victoria,...

St-Eugène, Ontario Receives Funding for Stormwater System

Funding has been announced for improvements to the stormwater system in the Village of St-Eugène, Ontario. “Investments in essential public infrastructure are vital to building...

Manitoba Provides Update on Rivers and Lakes Basin Conditions

The Manitoba Hydrologic Forecast Centre’s mid-January basin conditions assessment indicates drier than normal conditions for much of the southern and central Manitoba basins. The Red,...

Three Ocean Tech Companies Receive Support from Government of Canada

Three ocean tech companies from Dartmouth are preparing to launch their advanced satellite, seismic, and acoustic data collection technologies. According to the Government of Canada,...

Grand River Conservation Authority Appoints New Chair and Vice Chair

The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) has appointed a new chair and vice chair. Chris White, mayor of Guelph-Eramosa Township and councillor in Wellington County,...

Latchford Receives Funding to Upgrade Water Pollution Control Plant

Funding has been announced for upgrades to a water pollution control plant in Latchford, Ontario. “Investments in essential public infrastructure are vital to building resilient...

Research Team Develops Method to Degrade Microplastics

A research team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has developed a process for wastewater treatment that degrades microplastics at the source. The results of...

Memramcook, N.B. Receives Funding to Expand Water System

Funding has been announced to expand the water system in the Village of Memramcook, New Brunswick. “Rural communities are an integral part of our country,...

GNWT Releases Water Quality Results for Slave and Hay Rivers

Results of water quality monitoring completed by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) indicate that concentrations of some metals and hydrocarbons in the...

CVC Appoints 2021 Chair and Vice Chair

Councillor Karen Ras was acclaimed as chair of Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) at the inaugural 2021 Board of Directors meeting held on January 15,...

New Tool Removes Chemotherapy Drugs from Water Bodies: Researchers

Pharmaceuticals, like a chemotherapy drug called methotrexate, can be highly effective for patients. However, these pharmaceuticals are finding their way into water bodies with...

Communities in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador Receive Infrastructure Funding

More than $15.2 million in joint funding has been announced for 26 projects to safeguard public health and the environment in communities in Eastern...

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