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Jasper Company Faces Charges for Shoreline Damage

The Government of Alberta has charged Jasper-based Bowen Contracting Ltd. and its director Murdock Bowen for not complying with an order to protect a...

Coldwater River Watershed Reaches Level 4 Drought Condition

A Level 4 drought rating is being implemented for the Coldwater River watershed in response to extremely low stream conditions. All surface water and groundwater...

Sarnia Closing Stormwater Facilities for Phragmites Eradication

As part of the City of Sarnia’s plan to eradicate phragmites in the municipal stormwater management facilities, closures are taking place this week to...

Federal Ministers Educated on Great Lakes Protection

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould visited the Canada Centre for...

N.B. Issues Algae Advisory for Saint John River

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health in New Brunswick is issuing a blue-green algae advisory for the Saint John River between...

Saskatchewan Issues Blue-Green Algae Advisory

The Water Security Agency and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health are advising the public to avoid swimming in or drinking water where blue-green algae...

ILCEPP Funding Awarded for 21 Projects Across Canada

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced $5.8 million in Indigenous and Local Communities Engagement and Partnership Program funding for 21 projects with Indigenous groups....

Ontario issues statement on recycling review

Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks Jeff Yurek issued a statement the report on how the province can better manage recycling and plastic waste....

Okanagan Water Board Renews Call for Stronger Invasive Mussel Regulations

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is calling for additional regulations to further protect B.C. waters from invasive mussels. “Until we know we are in...

Blue Accounting Releases Comprehensive Database of Coastal Wetlands Projects in the Great Lakes Basin

Blue Accounting has released a comprehensive database of coastal wetlands protection, restoration, and enhancement projects in the Great Lakes Basin. Using the database, decision-makers and...

Ducks Unlimited Canada Completes Restoration Project Near Cornwall

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has completed a restoration project at Charlottenburgh Marsh, a large coastal wetland within the Cooper Marsh Conservation Area near Cornwall,...

MNAI Welcomes New Board Members

The Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) announced at its annual general meeting that it has expanded its board to include more members and expertise...

Capital Regional District Seeks Feedback on Watershed Management Plan

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is developing a watershed management plan to improve the water quality of Elk/Beaver Lake and seeking feedback on it...

Canada, Ontario Release Draft Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality

A draft of the proposed Canada-Ontario Agreement (COA) on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health has been released by the Government of Canada...

New Report on Water Management and Big Data Analytics

Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region have released a new report on Water Management and Big Data Analytics. “We are very...

Ducks Unlimited Canada Elects Kevin Harris as 44th President

Kevin Harris has been elected at Ducks Unlimited Canada’s 44th president. He assumed the role of president, DUC’s top volunteer position, at the organization’s...

New Guide Provides Insights into Watershed Governance in B.C.

A new guide is now available for local groups, collaborative organizations, and Indigenous and Crown governments in British Columbia (B.C.) seeking to better understand...

New Study Shows Legacy of DDT in Lake Ecosystems

The pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) persists in remote lakes at concerning levels half a century after it was banned, according to the findings of a...

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