Feature | January 18, 2018

Relationship Reset: Safe Water for All First Nations

Opposition to the federal government’s attempts to introduce regulations for water and wastewater has been persistent ever since the government set out to engage with First Nations on a draft…

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Spending to Save

It is without a doubt one of the most pressing issues facing cities throughout North America today, and for most urban dwellers, be them residential or commercial, it is given…
Jan. 02, 2008
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State of the Industry: Into the Looking Glass

As unique as 2007 was for many in this industry, 2008 will follow with some of the same trends observed last year. Consider the last quarter of 2007 just the…
Jan. 01, 2008
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The U.S. Invasion

With Canada's infrastructure crumbling and so many water and wastewater treatment plants in need of upgrading, there is little wonder that U.S. companies are eyeing Canada as a place for…
Jan. 01, 2008
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The U.S. Invasion

With Canada's infrastructure crumbling and so many water and wastewater treatment plants in need of upgrading, there is little wonder that U.S. companies are eyeing Canada as a place for…

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First Nations Access to Water Infrastructure Linked to Health

International development experts are well aware that families in poor countries living without a toilet or piped drinking water are at risk for all kinds of health problems. Yet it’s sometimes hard for Canadians to accept that there are similar conditions on some First Nation reserves that may also have serious health consequences. Canadians who live without a toilet often resort to using a slop pail inside the home and…
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Coca-Cola Achieves New Heights of Water Sustainability—Water Neutrality

Water is a precious resource that we all share. Not only is it essential to the sustainability of our business, but it’s also fundamentally important to the communities in which we operate. That’s why water stewardship remains key to our environmental sustainability efforts. With this mindset, Coca-Cola announced an aspirational goal in 2007 that we would replenish 100 per cent of the water we use in our finished beverages and their…
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Flood on the Front Lines

In late June, southern Alberta was struck by heavy rainfalls that caused three of the province’s rivers to flow five to 10 times their normal rates, seriously flooding parts of Calgary and other towns in the vicinity and forcing many people to leave their homes—some for weeks and even months. Since that time, the Province of Alberta estimated the cost of repairing the damage would exceed $5 billion. They’ve called…
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