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Feds Partner on Montreal Stormwater and Wastewater Infrastructure

Yesterday, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montréal, announced funding for two projects to increase the stormwater and...

Montagne du Diable Regional Park Receives Over $1 Million in Financial Assistance

The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are awarding a total of $1,047,500 in financial assistance to Montagne du Diable Regional Park...

Four Projects in Greater Montreal Area Receive $2.8 Million to Increase Climate Resilience

François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s minister of infrastructure and communities, and Vicki‑May Hamm, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), announced investments totaling nearly $2.8...

Premier François Legault Marks 75th Anniversary of Hydro-Québec

The premier of Québec, François Legault, and the minister of energy and natural resources, Jonatan Julien, marked the 75th anniversary of Hydro-Québec's creation on April 14,...

Government of Canada Announces New Collaboration with Ouranos

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced a new collaboration between the Canadian Centre for Climate Services and Ouranos, in Quebec. Through...

First Nation Community Receives Federal Funding for Wastewater Project

The Government of Canada has provided $615,000 to replace the existing wastewater pumping station in the community of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, which...

Sainte-Eulalie, Que. to Upgrade Wastewater Treatment System

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced an investment to improve wastewater treatment in the municipality of Sainte-Eulalie. François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and...

Rivière du Loup, Quebec Upgrades Stormwater Infrastructure

The City of Rivière du Loup, Quebec will receive funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to improve stormwater management. A part of $1.5...

With Funding, Desalination Tech Firm Aims to Enter Market in 2019

Quebec’s Oneka Technologies, a designer of autonomous desalination buoys that produce drinking water, has announced completion of its second round of financing in collaboration...

McGill Researchers Develop Environmentally Friendly Anti-Scaling Agent

A new type of cellulose nanoparticle invented by McGill University researchers could provide a more effective and less environmentally damaging solution to the buildup...

Launch of Quebec-Designed Smart Water Leak Protection System

Quebec’s Sinopé Technologies has launched Sedna, a smart water leak protection system that works as a stand-alone, without requiring an intermediary or central management,...

SDTC Invests in Magnesium Reclamation from Tailings

An investment from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) will capture legacy magnesium from tailings generated during asbestos mining in Quebec. Such improvements help ease...

CIPP Provider, Sanexen, Expands with an Office in Kitimat, BC

Sanexen Environmental Services Inc. has announced that it will open an environmental services office in Kitimat, British Columbia on October 17th. The expansion follows on...

Beaconsfield, QC Recognized for Drinking Water Conservation

At the Water Excellence ceremony held by Réseau Environnement, the City of Beaconsfield, Quebec was awarded a certificate of recognition for its various initiatives relating to...

Montreal Researchers Find Watersheds’ Avg. Max Phosphorus Absorption

A study led by researchers at Université de Montréal has quantified the maximum amount of phosphorus that can accumulate in a watershed before additional...

Montreal’s Ovivo Inc. Acquires Alberta-based FilterBoxx Water

Montreal-based Ovivo Inc., a global provider of water and wastewater treatment equipment, technology and systems, has announced the acquisition of FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp....

Saint-Boniface, QC Invests in Water Infrastructure with Fed-Prov Support

Canada and Quebec have supported water infrastructure in the municipality of Saint-Boniface with more than $5.2 million in financial assistance under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. Pierre Giguère,...

Environmental Damages Fund Supports Water Conservation Projects

The Environmental Damages Fund has redistributed money from an environmental offender to benefit water conservation efforts in Quebec. Announced by Environment and Climate Change Canada,...

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