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B.C. Government Partners with Cowichan Tribes to Support Koksilah Watershed

A new government-to-government partnership will help ensure long-term water sustainability in the Koksilah Watershed and explore the benefits of a water sustainability plan for...

Credit Valley Conservation Appoints 2020 Chair and Vice-Chair

Mississauga Councillor Karen Ras was acclaimed as chair of Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) during a board meeting on January 17, 2020. The election marks Ras’...

Toronto Adopts Ravine Strategy Implementation Plan

Toronto’s City Council has unanimously adopted the Toronto Ravine Strategy implementation plan to clean up and protect the city's more than 300-kilometres ravine system. "Healthy...

Helen Jowett and Chris White Acclaimed to Lead GRCA Board

Helen Jowett has been acclaimed to a fifth one-year term as chair of the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA). Chris White has also been...

DUC Releases New Report on Leveraging Wetlands to Support a Climate-Ready Ontario

Traditional flood management infrastructure can be supported by cost-effective natural flood management services that are provided by wetlands, according to research commissioned by Ducks...

Canada Launches Environmental Funding Programs

Jonathan Wilkinson, minister of environment and climate change, has launched a call for proposals for eight environmental funding programs. These programs will contribute to community-based...

Water Institute Welcomes Professor Helen Jarvie

The Water Institute announced that Helen Jarvie has joined the University of Waterloo’s Department of Geography and Environmental Management as a full professor. “The Water Institute...

Manitoba Announces Watershed District Act

Manitoba has announced the Watershed District Act and registered two new regulations that will formalize a watershed-based approach in the province. "Our government recognizes the...

New Research Evaluates Flood Patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta

Natural environmental processes—not upstream energy projects—are the primary cause of changing flood patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta, according to new research. The research also shows...

Digital Transformation at Conservation Halton

“When you look at some of the big global CEOs, what do they consider as some of the external pressures that are going to...

Chandra Sharma Joins Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority as CAO

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) announced that Chandra Sharma will be joining the organization as the chief administrative officer and secretary-treasurer on January 1,...

New Funding to Help Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair Watersheds

The governments of Canada and Ontario will be committing additional funding to help improve water quality in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair...

Report by Watershed Watch Sounds Alarm about Water Scarcity in B.C.

Watershed Watch has released a new report that examines water scarcity in British Columbia. Communities all across the province are already experiencing water shortages, according...

Special Advisor on Flooding Recognizes Critical Role of CAs

Conservation Ontario is pleased that the report released by Ontario’s Special Advisor on Flooding recognizes the critical role that conservation authorities play in Ontario’s...

New Position Paper Outlines Need for Watershed Security Fund in B.C.

A new Watershed Security Fund Position Paper describes an opportunity for British Columbia’s provincial government to create an enduring legacy for freshwater in the province. The paper...

Scarborough Waterfront Project Environmental Assessment Receives Final Approval

Undertaken by Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) in partnership with the City of Toronto, the project will see the creation of additional accessible...

CGLR Partners with IAGLR to Restore and Protect Great Lakes

A new partnership aims to better connect science, policy, and business interests to accelerate both the restoration and protection of the Great Lakes. The International...

E.P.A. Unveils Five-Year Plan to Accelerate Restoration of the Great Lakes

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, and Region 5 Administrator and Great Lakes National Program Manager, Cathy Stepp, unveiled an updated...

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