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Carleton Researcher Monitors Wastewater on Campus for Traces of COVID-19 Virus

Carleton University is taking extra measures to ensure the safety of staff and students. Since September 2020, Banu Örmeci has added to these efforts by testing the campus’ wastewater...

Manitoba Government Invests in Lake Winnipeg Monitoring and Data Collection

The Manitoba government has committed $375,000 to the Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium to upgrade research equipment and $175,000 to Fish Futures Inc. for Lake...

Health of 60 Per Cent of Canada’s Sub-watersheds is Unknown: Report

WWF-Canada’s 2020 Watershed Reports raise questions about how freshwater ecosystems are faring in response to threats from human activities. The results underline a need for consistent...

Water Environment Federation Announces 2020-2021 Board of Trustees

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced its 2020-2021 Board of Trustees, which will be led by new President Dr. Lynn Broaddus. The WEF “gavel...

FCM Elects New Board of Directors

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities' (FCM) members elected a new president and Board of Directors during its first-ever virtual annual general meeting. “Local governments across the...

Government of Canada Announces Next Step to Remove Vessel from Port of Bridgewater

A step toward the permanent removal of the vessel Cormorant located in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia has been announced by the Government of Canada. “This issue...

Agreement Reached to Ensure Access to Water at Giant Mine Town Site

An agreement, which provides continued public access to the water at the Giant Mine Town Site, has been reached by the City of Yellowknife,...

Government of Manitoba Announces Funding for Conservation Projects

The Manitoba government is making up to $8.6 million available for Manitoba-based groups to support conservation projects. The funding is being made available through...

Alberta Government and CIB Make Historic Investment in Irrigation Infrastructure

Alberta’s government, together with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and eight irrigation districts, is modernizing irrigation infrastructure. “This historic investment in irrigation infrastructure will create...

Matt Madeksza Joins Veolia North America as New President and CEO

Veolia North America announced that Matt Madeksza has been named as its president and chief executive officer. “I am very excited about the opportunity to...

Alberta Government Invests in Flood Mitigation and Adaptation Projects

The Alberta government is spending $53 million from the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund to support projects that will help communities mitigate,...

NPCA Announces Jackie Oblak Elected Chair of Public Advisory Committee

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) announced that Jackie Oblak has been elected chair of the Public Advisory Committee. “The Public Advisory Committee acts as...

Federal Government Announces Next Steps to Achieve Zero Plastic Waste by 2030

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has announced the next steps in the Government of Canada’s plan to achieve zero plastic waste by...

Grassy Narrows First Nation Ends All Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories

Asubpeechoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) has recently completed upgrades to its water treatment system. The improved water treatment system now provides the...

Foresight and WaterSMART Acquire waterNEXT

The Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and WaterSMART Solutions Ltd. have announced the acquisition of waterNEXT Innovations Inc., Canada’s Water Accelerator. “Canada is a hub for cleantech...

Government of Canada Invests in Equipment to Respond to Environmental Spills

Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is investing in the Canadian Coast Guard to ensure it has modern equipment needed to...

Water and Sewer Connection to Wauzhushk Onigum Nation Celebrated

Chief Chris Skead and the Council of the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation gathered with Elders, community members, other valued friends, and partners to celebrate the...

Members Appointed to Natural Resources Conservation Board in Alberta

New members have been appointed to the Natural Resources Conservation Board in Alberta. The NRCB oversees the review of major development proposals in recreational and...

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