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Water Infrastructure Projects in Quebec Receive Federal-Provincial Funding

Funding for 280 drinking water, stormwater, and wastewater infrastructure projects throughout Quebec has been announced by Catherine McKenna, minister of infrastructure and communities, and...

Huron-Wendat Nation Shows Support for Port of Quebec Project

The Québec Port Authority (QPA) has announced that it has received the formal support of the Huron-Wendat Nation (the Nation), through its Grand Chief...

Global Challenges, Local Concerns

The disconnect between global environmental concerns and impacts felt at a local scale can be difficult to bridge. Recently, the United Nations Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform...

Premier Tech Acquires Two Québec Companies

Premier Tech announced that it has acquired two Québec companies. Concluded a few months apart, these two transactions are in line with the deployment...

International Secretariat for Water Launches #WaterGeneration

The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) has launched #WaterGeneration, a new global hub for youth, water, and sustainable development. "The International Secretariat for Water is...

Government of Canada Announces $1.6 Million for Coastal Research

François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s minister of infrastructure and communities, announced that the Government of Canada is investing almost $1.6 million in six coastal research projects...

Great Lakes Advocates Make Case for 10-year, $100M/year Plan

A group of five Great Lakes organisations are calling on Canada’s federal government to invest $100 million per year over ten years to implement...

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,...

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