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Town of Coaldale Receives Federal and Provincial Funding for Stormwater Project

The Town of Coaldale, in partnership with Lethbridge County and the St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID), has received $2,269,564 from the governments of...

Funding Announced to Help Cowichan Valley Deal with Droughts and Flooding

Federal funding has been announced to help the Cowichan Watershed deal with increased winter storms and summer drought. “With severe weather events on the rise,...

Okanagan Water Board Opens Grant Program with Focus on Water Security

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is now accepting applications for its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) grant program. With $350,000 available, applicants that...

Bill Introduced to Provide Safe Drinking Water to Two Alberta Communities

Residents living in the Hamlet of Entwistle and the Summer Village of Nakamum Park could soon be connected to a reliable supply of safe...

COVID-19 Early Warning System Developed for Saskatoon

An early warning system that samples and tests Saskatoon’s wastewater for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, has been developed by University of Saskatchewan researchers,...

Funding Announced for Water Infrastructure Projects in Alberta

Federal and provincial funding has been announced for eight water infrastructure projects in Alberta. The governments of Canada and Alberta, with the support of municipalities...

Manitoba Government Invests in Lake Winnipeg Monitoring and Data Collection

The Manitoba government has committed $375,000 to the Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium to upgrade research equipment and $175,000 to Fish Futures Inc. for Lake...

Government of Manitoba Announces Funding for Conservation Projects

The Manitoba government is making up to $8.6 million available for Manitoba-based groups to support conservation projects. The funding is being made available through...

Alberta Government and CIB Make Historic Investment in Irrigation Infrastructure

Alberta’s government, together with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and eight irrigation districts, is modernizing irrigation infrastructure. “This historic investment in irrigation infrastructure will create...

Alberta Government Invests in Flood Mitigation and Adaptation Projects

The Alberta government is spending $53 million from the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund to support projects that will help communities mitigate,...

Members Appointed to Natural Resources Conservation Board in Alberta

New members have been appointed to the Natural Resources Conservation Board in Alberta. The NRCB oversees the review of major development proposals in recreational and...

Manitoba Government Welcomes Auditor’s Report on Drinking Water Safety Oversight

The Manitoba government has welcomed the Office of the Auditor General’s (OAG) report on Drinking Water Safety Oversight. The government has also advanced many of...

Okanagan Communities Vie for Champion Title in Water Conservation Competition

The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Okanagan WaterWise program launched its annual “Make Water Work” campaign in May 2020. It encouraged a friendly competition between communities...

Nature Conservancy of Canada Announces New Regional Vice President

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced that Tom Lynch-Staunton is joining the organization as its new regional vice president. “As someone who has...

Government of B.C. Takes Action Against Plastic Waste

Through new initiatives, the Government of British Columbia is taking action to prevent plastic waste from polluting shorelines and ending up in landfills. “People have...

Coastal First Nations in B.C. to Protect Coastline from Marine Debris

A partnership between the Government of British Columbia and the Coastal First Nations — Great Bear Initiative will be focusing on removing marine debris...

New Report Examines Water and Land Management in the Prairies

The Government of Canada is taking action to address the impact of climate change on water and land resources. It is also taking action...

Enoch Cree Nation and EPCOR Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Enoch Cree Nation and EPCOR have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that formalizes their commitment to working together in the spirit of reconciliation...

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