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Yukon Files Claim Against Wastewater Plant Operator

The Government of Yukon has filed a statement of claim against Corix Water Systems and Chubb Insurance for outstanding deficiencies at the Dawson wastewater...

Nunavut Community Adds New Water Treatment Facility

Kugluktuk, Nunavut, opened three new community buildings, including its new water treatment facility and a six-bay garage for water and wastewater trucks. The Government of...

$24.7 M for First Nations Resilience to Flooding and Rising Seas

The Government of Canada has announced that it will invest $24.7 in First Nations climate resilience. Called First Nations Adapt, the program will direct...

$181M Will Help Protect Watercourses at Oil Site Clean Up in N.W.T.

Imperial Oil has committed a $181M security for the cleanup of its oilfield in Norman Wells, North West Territories. The site remediation plan emphasizes...

WWF-Canada Tells Canada to Regulate Arctic Wastewater

WWF-Canada has released a statement urging Transport Canada, which is currently revising safety and pollution regulations, to officially adopt the same or stronger levels...

Mackenzie DataStream Launches on Parliament Hill

Last night on Parliament Hill, senior officials and staffers joined The Gordon Foundation to celebrate the official launch of Mackenzie DataStream—an open access, independent...

Haines Junction and Faro Yukon, Wastewater Boost

With a partnership between the federal government and the territorial government of the Yukon, two water infrastructure projects are getting underway: a replacement of the Haines Junction lift station and an upgrade to the sewage lagoon in Faro.

Over $48 Million in Combined Funding to Go to Nunavut Water and Wastewater Projects

The governments of Canada and Nunavut announced a bilateral agreement that will make more than $48 million in combined funding available to Nunavut communities...

More than $68 Million Invested in Northwest Territories Water Infrastructure Projects

The governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announced an agreement for joint investment of $68 million for water and wastewater projects across the Territory. The...

GOC Announced World’s Largest Water Research Investment of $78 million

Today, the Government of Canada announced a $77.8 million investment into water research at the University of Saskatchewan through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund. The...

Ontario Investing $1.5 Million to Improve Moosonee’s Water Supply

Ontario is providing the Town of Moosonee with up to $1.5 million to help replace water mains and sanitary sewer mains—part of the government's...

First Two Years of Yukon Water Strategy Show Great Progress

Two years after the release of Water for Nature, Water for People: Yukon Water Strategy and Action Plan, the Government of Yukon continues to...

Yukon Plans to Invest $1.5 Million to Expand Yukon’s Water Monitoring Network

The Government of Yukon has announced plans to invest more than $1.5 million to expand Yukon’s water monitoring network in between now and 2017,...

Government of Yukon Reaches Agreement To Operate Dawson Wastewater Treatment

The Government of Yukon has agreed that it will continue to own and operate the new Dawson wastewater treatment plant, despite the intentions to...

WWF-Canada’s Releases Assessment of the Yukon River Watershed

This week, World Wildlife-Canada released the Yukon River Watershed Report providing the most up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of the health of the Yukon River watershed. The...

Pilot Project Improves Access to Mackenzie River Basin Freshwater Data

The Gordon Foundation has launched the pilot phase of Mackenzie DataStream, an online platform to provide access to information about the quality of freshwater...

Verdict of the Peel Watershed Appeal

The end of a long and emotional legal battle to prevent extensive natural resource development in the Peel watershed has ended in favour of...

B.C. and the Northwest Territories Sign Transboundary Water Management Agreement

British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak and Northwest Territories Environment and Natural Resources Minister J. Michael Miltenberger signed an agreement today committing both governments...

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