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Shuswap Watershed Council Awarding Five Grants to Protect Water Quality

The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) is awarding five grants this year to help farm businesses in the Shuswap watershed improve nutrient management, and ultimately...

Water Has Crucial Role in Modernized Land Use Planning: POLIS

Research from the University of Victoria’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project offers new insights and specific actions for a modernized land use and water planning...

Manitoba Government to Provide Funds for Disaster Prevention and Climate Resilience Projects

Twelve projects in the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region will receive financial support through the Manitoba government’s $48-million fund for disaster prevention and climate resilience improvements. “We...

Manitoba Invests in Projects to Support Watershed Management

The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation has selected 20 new projects that will receive more than $5.6 million in funding. The projects will help ensure...

SHARC Energy Hires Matt Engelhardt as Chief Operating Officer

SHARC International Systems Inc. (SHARC Energy) announced that it has hired Matt Engelhardt as its chief operating officer. Matt Engelhardt has over 15 years of...

Saskatchewan Invests in Agricultural Water Management Demonstrations

Greg Ottenbreit, the minister responsible for Water Security Agency (WSA), announced that the WSA is investing $1 million to partner with 10 stakeholder organizations...

City of Nanaimo Launches Water Safety Education Team

The City of Nanaimo’s Parks, Recreation and Culture department has launched a Water Safety Education Team (WSET). From July to August, the team will...

Foresight Launches Watertech Startup Support Program

The Canada Watertech Startup Support Program has been launched by Foresight, a not-for-profit corporation based in British Columbia (B.C.). “Over the last two years, we...

Regional District in B.C. to Implement New Notification System for Water Advisories

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has teamed up with Voyent Alert! to introduce a new notification system for emergency alerts and water...

New Plan to Help Farmers in B.C. Adapt to Climate Change

Farmers on Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands will have more support to adapt to climate change following the development of the Vancouver...

RDN Launches Flood Hazard Study of the Englishman River

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is launching a new flood hazard study of the Englishman River. The study and resulting maps will replace the...

District of Squamish Receives $4-Million Grant for Flood Protection Project

The District of Squamish has received a grant totalling $4,049,878 through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program offered by the Government of Canada. The funding will be...

Manitoba Issues Flood Warning for Northwestern Communities

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has issued a flood warning related to high water entering Manitoba from Saskatchewan and potential rises along the Churchill...

B.C. Funding Flood Planning and Mitigation Initiatives

Twenty-four local governments and First Nations communities have been approved to receive $3.46 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding. This funding is part of the...

Manitoba Unveils New Conservation and Climate Fund

The Government of Manitoba is unveiling its new Conservation and Climate Fund that will provide up to $600,000 this fiscal year to organizations for...

SaskWater Celebrates Successful 2019-20

SaskWater tabled its 2019-20 Annual Report, which provides a summary of significant achievements, including major progress on infrastructure projects and substantial customer growth. “2020 was...

Contract Awarded for Phase Two of the ḰEL¸SET Remediation Project

The Government of Canada has awarded a contract to complete the second phase of the ḰEL¸SET (formerly Reay Creek) Remediation Project that will remove...

B.C. Provides Funding for Flood Victims

Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available for eligible British Columbians in the following regions who may have been impacted by overland flooding from...

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