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Quebec Research Finds Plastic Bag Ban Would Increase Plastic Pollution

A Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of various shopping bags, including five varieties of disposable or “single-use” bags and four varieties of “reusable” bags, found...

Quebec Invests in Rainwater Harvesting for Urban Redevelopment Project

The Province of Quebec has committed to funding approximately half the cost of a green infrastructure project in Montreal that aims to store and...

Green Infrastructure Tops Funding in Canada-New Brunswick Agreement

Canada and New Brunswick have announced their bilateral, which includes funding for green infrastructure in the province. Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and...

A New Project Will Protect and Restore Coastal Habitats in the St. Lawrence Estuary

Canada has announced $2.4 million in funding to support the work of ZIP Committee of Sud-de-l’Estuaire in its efforts to protect coastal habitats in...

Researchers Cut Asset Lifecycle Costs with Multiobjective Framework

Researchers at Concordia University applied new research in asset management and were able to cut lifecycle costs for road and water networks in Kelowna,...

Montreal to Invest $1.6 Billion in Water Infrastructure Over Three Years

Montréal Mayor Valérie Plante, and the chair of the executive committee in charge of finance, Benoit Dorais, have presented Montréal's Three-Year Capital Works Program...

Montreal Waterworks Distributor, DGI, Acquires Corix Water Products

Montreal’s Deschênes Group Inc. (DGI) has acquired Corix Water Products (CWP), a division of Corix Infrastructure Inc. The acquisition has given DGI access to...

Montreal West Receives Funding for Water, Wastewater, Stormwater

Canada and Quebec have announced financial support for a project to improve water-related infrastructure in Montreal West. Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of...

Veolia to Recover Lithium from Mining Waste Stream in Que.

Earlier this month, Veolia Water Technologies announced that it will supply its proprietary HPD Evaporation and Crystallization technology to recover lithium from a mining...

Quebec Invests in Infrastructure to Protect Provincial Waterways

Last week, Quebec made progress on protecting its provincial waterways by investing in two infrastructure projects, announcing that the Town of Asbestos had completed...

Québec Water & Wastewater Software Company to Expand into U.S.

Granby, Québec’s Technologies Maid Labs has received $50,000 in government funding to take its water and wastewater software products into the U.S. market. In 2017,...

Green Roof Project Highlights Municipal, Real Estate, Grassroots Cooperation

Candiac, Québec has partnered with a real estate developer and a local, urban agriculture company for the ambitious Jardins Solaire, a green roof project that...

Québec Expands Total Area of Protected Land and Freshwater

Yesterday afternoon, Québec announced its intention to create a vast protected area that will be 21 times larger than the Island of Montréal, increasing...

Shorline Assets Improve Community River Access in Saint-Pascal, Que.

Saint-Pascal, Quebec has invested in safer shoreline assets at Camp Richelieu with $8,750 in funding from the Government of Canada. The investment was announced today by Navdeep Bains, Minister...

Collective Waiver Granted for Flood Affected Homes in Gatineau, Que.

Ville de Gatineau has received a positive response from Quebec's ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Occupation du territoire (MAMOT) to its request for a...

Funding for Community Flood Control in Lac-Saguay, Quebec

Canada and Quebec have invested in a project to improve the safety of public infrastructure in Lac-Saguay Français by refitting a flood control dam. David...

Clean Tech Centre Moves Ahead in Montreal for Forest Sector

FPInnovations, a not-for-profit focused on scientific solutions for Canada's forest sector and Technoparc Montréal completed the purchase of lands to support the development of a new international innovation centre for cleantech...

Montreal Mayoral Candidate Campaigns on Water Issues

Valérie Plante, a frontrunner in the mayoral election race in the City of Montréal, is campaigning on the issue of water quality and municipal infrastructure....

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