Feature | May 25, 2018

From Risk to Resilience

Ask your average Canadian about the notion of water risk and they’re likely to say, “not here in Canada!” Yet water risk is a multifaceted issue, not restricted to one…

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May. 25, 2018
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From Risk to Resilience

Ask your average Canadian about the notion of water risk and they’re likely to say, “not here in Canada!” Yet water risk is a multifaceted issue, not restricted to one…
May. 17, 2018
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New Brunswick: Doing Everything Right and Still Getting Walloped by Climate Change

Over the past four years, the Government of New Brunswick has launched a number of major climate change focused initiatives, including a discussion guide on Building a Stronger New Brunswick…
May. 04, 2018
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Positioning for Peace

Canada has a rich history as a peacekeeping nation and a commitment to continue this legacy. However, there is a growing recognition that the nature of peacekeeping has changed, requiring…
Apr. 20, 2018
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Five Lessons Cities Can Learn From Cape Town

Postponing Day Zero in Cape Town for 2018 comes as no surprise. There was no sense to it once the day had been pushed into the winter rainfall period. It also…
Apr. 17, 2018
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Evaluating Digital Risk in a World of Cyber Threats

As threats to public infrastructure from cyber attacks are on the rise from coordinated—sometimes state-backed—actors, public utilities are being forced to seek new risk management frameworks. But there are challenges…
Apr. 10, 2018
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Stratford, Ont. Harnesses its Wastewater Resource Potential

Sometimes too much of a bad thing can actually be a good thing—an air-cleaning, job-creating, waste-reducing, money-making good thing. Stratford, Ont., a city of about 32,000, which is best known…
Mar. 29, 2018
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One Size Does Not Fit All

A Call for Some Flexibility and Reason in Achieving Our Goals Watching with great interest how the implementation of the Wastewater System Effluent Regulations (WSER) plays out across Canada, I…
May. 04, 2018
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Positioning for Peace

Canada has a rich history as a peacekeeping nation and a commitment to continue this legacy. However, there is a growing recognition that the nature of peacekeeping has changed, requiring…
Apr. 20, 2018
Read Later

Five Lessons Cities Can Learn From Cape Town

Postponing Day Zero in Cape Town for 2018 comes as no surprise. There was no sense to it once the day had been pushed into the winter rainfall period. It also…
Apr. 17, 2018
Read Later

Evaluating Digital Risk in a World of Cyber Threats

As threats to public infrastructure from cyber attacks are on the rise from coordinated—sometimes state-backed—actors, public utilities are being forced to seek new risk management frameworks. But there are challenges…
Apr. 10, 2018
Read Later

Stratford, Ont. Harnesses its Wastewater Resource Potential

Sometimes too much of a bad thing can actually be a good thing—an air-cleaning, job-creating, waste-reducing, money-making good thing. Stratford, Ont., a city of about 32,000, which is best known…
Mar. 29, 2018
Read Later

One Size Does Not Fit All

A Call for Some Flexibility and Reason in Achieving Our Goals Watching with great interest how the implementation of the Wastewater System Effluent Regulations (WSER) plays out across Canada, I…

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2018

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2018

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2018

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