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Infrastructure Grants Available to Support COVID-19 Response, Recovery in B.C.

The Province of B.C. is accepting applications from local governments, Indigenous communities, and not-for-profit organizations for nearly $136 million in infrastructure grants to help...

IBI Group Announces Asset Acquisition of Cole Engineering Group Ltd.

IBI Group Inc., a global design and technology firm, announced that it has completed the purchase of the assets of southern Ontario-based Cole Engineering...

Projects in Atlantic Canada Receive Funding to Protect Aquatic Species at Risk

Up to $12.1 million in funding under the Canada Nature Fund for Aquatic Species at Risk has been announced for 13 projects in Atlantic...

Projects in the Arctic, Manitoba, and Alberta Receive Funding to Protect Species at Risk

Almost $6.1 million in funding under the Canada Nature Fund for Aquatic Species at Risk has been announced for three projects in the North,...

Projects in Ontario Receive Funding to Protect Aquatic Species at Risk

Five projects in Ontario, some of which are already underway, will be receiving up to $4.8 million in funding under the Canada Nature Fund...

More Children and Youth Drowning as Warming Temperatures Create Unstable Lake Ice

More children and young adults are falling through the ice and fatally drowning as winters become milder and as lake ice becomes less stable,...

Opposition Grows to Schedule 6 in Bill 229

Opposition has been growing to Schedule 6, which amends the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act, in Bill 229 that was tabled as part...

New Water Well Improvement Program to Protect Groundwater Quality

Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority (SVCA) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) have partnered together to offer a Water Well Improvement Program. The program...

Taber, Alberta Receives Federal Funding for Flood Protection

The Municipal District of Taber will be better protected from major floods caused by heavy rainfalls or snowmelts as the Government of Canada invests...

Government of Canada Invests in Priority Ecosystems in Atlantic Canada

The Government of Canada will be investing $1 million in six new projects to directly address water quality issues in two priority ecosystems in...

Government of Canada Creates Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation

The creation of an interdisciplinary Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation has been announced by the Government of Canada. “Flooding in Canada has devastating...

Government of Canada Takes Steps to Protect Aquatic Species

The health of our marine and freshwater environments and the wildlife they sustain are critical to our country’s culture, well-being, and economies. Yet some...

New National Standards and Guidelines Developed for Increasing Flood Resilience

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) at the University of Waterloo and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) have joined forces to...

Intact Announces Financial Commitment to Help Build More Resilient Communities

To help Canadians adapt to climate change and build more resilient communities, Intact Financial Corporation is committing more than $1.3 million to five Canadian partners. These...

Funding Announced for Water and Wastewater Projects in Paradise

Over $5 million dollars in join funding has been announced for two water and wastewater projects in Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador. “Long-term investments in infrastructure...

Water Equity Commission Convened by Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

Eleven mayors from major Great Lakes and St. Lawrence cities are coming together to address water equity challenges as part of a new Mayors...

Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel Now Operating in Ottawa

The City of Ottawa celebrated the official start of operations of the Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel, a major investment to protect the health of...

Rainy River, Ontario Receives Funding for Water and Wastewater Upgrades

Funding for improvements to water and wastewater infrastructure in Rainy River, Ontario has been announced. “Investments in essential public infrastructure are vital to building resilient...

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