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Laurier-Northwest Territories Partnership Receives $3.2 Million

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Changing Arctic Network (CANet) research team was awarded $3.2 million in funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to continue...

Watson Lake Gets Much Needed Upgrades to Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

On May 30, representatives from all levels of government gathered at Watson Lake, Yukon to celebrate the completion of a multi-phase, multi-year $7.5-million water...

Northwest Territories Propose New Filing Requirements for Fracking Companies

On April 1, the Government of the Northwest Territories (NWT) announced new regulations setting out the filing requirements for companies intending to pursue hydraulic...

NWT, Alberta Sign “Unparalleled” Water Management Deal

Alberta and the Northwest Territories have signed an agreement to protect the integrity of water flowing downstream from Alberta to the Northwest Territories. The Alberta-Northwest...

Canada and Northwest Territories Sign Water-Monitoring Agreement

The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories announced a new cooperative water-monitoring agreement, which will help advance the understanding of the ongoing collection,...

Yukon Rural Water Well Program Now Available in Municipalities

Yukoners living inside municipal boundaries may now have access to the province’s successful Rural Domestic Water Well Program, which has been in place since...

Peel River Watershed Trial Begins

The trial over land-use planning for the Peel River watershed in northern Yukon begins July 7. The First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, Tr’ondek...

Yukon Community Opens New Treatment Plant

The community of Carcross, Yukon has opened a new water treatment plant, one of the final projects in Yukon’s program to bring community drinking water...

Government of Yukon Files Statement of Defence for the Peel Watershed Land-Use Plan

The Yukon government has issued its statement of defence regarding the Peel River watershed land-use plan. The statement comes after a lawsuit was issued on...

Whitehorse Water Services Manager Named Yukon CWWA Representative

The City of Whitehorse has announced water and waste services manager David Albisser as Yukon’s representative on the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA)....

Yukon Installs New Hydrometric Monitoring Stations

The Government of Yukon has taken steps to enhance its understanding of water distribution, movement, and quality in the territory’s north, an area the...

Major $7.5M Yukon Project Underway

Work is well underway on a major $7.5-million water and sewage infrastructure project in Watson Lake, Yukon. The project is being jointly funded by the...

Nunavut’s New Water Regulations Come into Force

The federal government has bolstered water policy in Nunavut with the implementation of the Nunavut Waters Regulations under the Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act....

WWF Urges Government to Protect Athabasca

Today, WWF-Canada released Securing Environmental Flows in the Athabasca River, a report that urges government agencies to demonstrate their commitment to protecting Alberta’s lower...

North 60° Petro Fined for Hydrocarbon Discharge into Yukon River

North 60° Petro Limited pleaded guilty on November 12, 2010, in Whitehorse Territorial Court for failing to comply with an Environment Canada...

FCM Supports Yellowknife Water Wastage Study

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has announced a Green Municipal Fund (GMF) grant for the City of Yellowknife. The City is investing the...

$10.9M for Water in Rankin Inlet

The governments of Canada and Nunavut have made a joint investment of over $10.9 million to support two water and wastewater infrastructure initiatives in...

BioteQ Completes Yukon Treatment Plant

BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc., which provides treatment of industrial wastewater, has completed construction of the Minto Water Treatment Plant at the Minto Mine in...

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