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Central Lake Ontario Conservation Receives Federal Funding for Floodplain Mapping

Jennifer O’Connell, member of parliament for Pickering–Uxbridge, announced $45,000 in federal funding under the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) to help Central Lake Ontario Conservation better...

New Natural Heritage Conservation Program to Protect Wetlands

A new $100-million program announced by the Government of Canada is poised to protect some of the country’s most valuable—and vulnerable—wetland habitats. Canada’s wetlands are...

Government of Canada Protects 2400 Hectares in Georgian Bay Watershed

The Government of Canada has invested $967,000 to protect 2400 hectares of nature in the Georgian Bay watershed. The announcement was made by Carolyn Bennett, the...

Great Lakes Guardians’ Council Meets to Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

Rod Phillips, minister of the environment, conservation and parks and Grand Council Chief Glen Hare co-chaired the Great Lakes Guardians' Council on April 23,...

TRCA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Humber River’s Canadian Heritage River Designation

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) hosted an event on April 12, 2019 at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection to kick off the...

Okanagan Water Board Awards Grants to Conserve and Protect Water

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has approved more than $318,000 in funding to 17 projects that will help conserve and protect water in...

Ontario Reduces Transfer Payments to Conservation Authorities by Half

Provincial funding for conservation authority programs, which warn people about flooding and protect properties from costly damages, has been reduced by half as a...

Conservation Authorities Unclear About Impacts to Budgets

Ontario’s 2019 Budget was released on April 11, 2019 and conservation authorities have received no confirmation about the status of their important provincial transfer...

Government of Ontario Undertaking Consultations to Improve Conservation Authorities

The Government of Ontario is undertaking consultations to ensure conservation authorities focus and deliver on their core mandate of protecting people, property, and natural...

Local Erosion Protection Initiatives Receive Federal Funding

François-Philippe Champagne, minister of infrastructure and communities, and Jennifer Innis, chair of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) Board of Directors, announced funding...

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