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Global Water Institute Receives Grant from ECCC’s Zero Plastic Waste Funding Initiative

Carleton University's Global Water Institute has received a $230,000, 1.5-year grant from Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Zero Plastic Waste Funding Initiative. The grant...

New Stormwater Facility to Protect Lake Simcoe From Excess Phosphorus

Federal funding to construct a stormwater treatment facility has been announced. The stormwater treatment facility will reduce runoff from Holland Marsh into Lake Simcoe...

Controlling Light Could Leave Toxic Algae Dead in The Water: Researchers

While vacationing in Canada’s Rocky Mountains several years ago, Rebecca North was looking for a peaceful break from her work as a water researcher at...

Canada Takes Step Towards Transitioning Open-Net Pens in Coastal B.C. Waters

The Government of Canada is committed to developing and delivering a real and concrete solution for transitioning open-net pens in coastal British Columbia waters....

Federal Funding Announced for Freshwater Protection Initiatives

Approximately $4 million in federal funding has been announced to support 53 new projects under the EcoAction Community Funding Program. All of the projects...

Funding Announced to Support Quebec’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector

Seven projects will be receiving support from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program to support clean economic growth in Quebec. “The projects we...

Curve Lake First Nation to Receive Funding for Green Infrastructure

Curve Lake First Nation will be receiving federal and provincial funding to support the improvement of drainage along Mississauga Road. This will help to...

Government of Canada Invests in Great Lakes Protection

Karina Gould, the minister of international development, announced $5.1 million in funding to support 46 new projects. The projects will help protect and restore...

Foresight Announces Strategic Advisory Board for Canada’s waterNEXT Cluster

The Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre (Foresight) has announced the formation of the waterNEXT Advisory Board. A group of scientific and business leaders in the water...

Funding Announced to Upgrade Water Infrastructure in York Region

Funding to upgrade the water supply, treatment, and storage of drinking water in northern York Region has been announced. “As in many regions across Canada,...

CDP Reports Record Disclosures as Corporate Environmental Action Rises

Over 10,000 companies, cities, states, and regions reported data on water security, climate change, and deforestation in 2020 through global environmental non-profit CDP. This...

Town of Coaldale Receives Federal and Provincial Funding for Stormwater Project

The Town of Coaldale, in partnership with Lethbridge County and the St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID), has received $2,269,564 from the governments of...

Funding Announced for Marine Acoustic Research Station

Marc Garneau, minister of transport, has announced $2.5-million through the Quiet Vessel Initiative to help establish and operate the Marine Acoustic Research Station (MARS)...

New Technology Aims to Improve Access to Safe Water in Refugee Camps

A new web-based tool aims to help aid workers ensure that water is safe to drink in refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. Researchers...

Data Collection Projects in Iqaluit, Nunavut Receive Federal Funding

Two marine environmental data collection projects in Iqaluit, Nunavut are receiving over $550,000 in federal funding through the Coastal Environmental Baseline Program. "Arctic communities and...

Funding Announced to Help Cowichan Valley Deal with Droughts and Flooding

Federal funding has been announced to help the Cowichan Watershed deal with increased winter storms and summer drought. “With severe weather events on the rise,...

Okanagan Water Board Opens Grant Program with Focus on Water Security

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is now accepting applications for its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) grant program. With $350,000 available, applicants that...

Ducks Unlimited Canada Acquires Coastal Wetland on Lake St. Clair to Protect Habitat

Ducks Unlimited Canada has acquired one of the few remaining coastal wetlands on Lake St. Clair in southwestern Ontario. This will help ensure the...

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