News | November 02, 2017

Mikisew Cree First Nation: Site C Impact on Peace River Violates Treaty 8

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) inquiry into the Site C hydroelectric project heard strong objections to the project from Mikisew Cree First Nation with respect to the ecological impact of…

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News, OntarioNov. 20, 2017
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York Region Investing $2.4B in Water and Wastewater Projects

In a November 2nd report to Council, York Region provided a status update of some of its priority infrastructure projects, including $2.4 billion in water and wastewater projects over next 10 years.…
News, Western CanadaNov. 17, 2017
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Engaging Lake Winnipeg: Next Steps for Federal Action in the Basin

Earlier this week, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced that Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, will lead basin-wide stakeholder engagement sessions on water quality issues in…
Western CanadaNov. 17, 2017
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Northern Alberta Gets a New Water Treatment Plant

The governments of Canada and Alberta have announced just over $7.5 million in joint federal-provincial-municipal funding for the construction of a new water treatment plant for the Hamlet of Sandy Lake in the Municipal District…
News, OntarioNov. 16, 2017
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Ontario Low Carbon Innovation Fund Opens Technology Validation Stream

As a part of Ontario’s action on Climate Change, the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science has announced the opening of the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) Technology Validation Stream.…
International, NewsNov. 16, 2017
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Lystek Awarded $1.5M Grant Through California Energy Commission

Canadian biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International Ltd., has announced that it has been awarded a US $1.5 million grant through the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program.…
News, Northern CanadaNov. 16, 2017
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Rankin Inlet Seeks Proposals to Replace Failing Water Infrastructure

The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to produce a feasibility study to determine solutions for the replacement of aged and failing water infrastructure in Rankin Inlet.…
News, QuebecNov. 16, 2017
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Shorline Assets Improve Community River Access in Saint-Pascal, Que.

Saint-Pascal, Quebec has invested in safer shoreline assets at Camp Richelieu with $8,750 in funding from the Government of Canada. The investment was announced today by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic…
Western CanadaNov. 17, 2017
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Northern Alberta Gets a New Water Treatment Plant

The governments of Canada and Alberta have announced just over $7.5 million in joint federal-provincial-municipal funding for the construction of a new water treatment plant for the Hamlet of Sandy Lake in the Municipal District…
News, OntarioNov. 16, 2017
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Ontario Low Carbon Innovation Fund Opens Technology Validation Stream

As a part of Ontario’s action on Climate Change, the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science has announced the opening of the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) Technology Validation Stream.…
International, NewsNov. 16, 2017
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Lystek Awarded $1.5M Grant Through California Energy Commission

Canadian biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International Ltd., has announced that it has been awarded a US $1.5 million grant through the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program.…
News, Northern CanadaNov. 16, 2017
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Rankin Inlet Seeks Proposals to Replace Failing Water Infrastructure

The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to produce a feasibility study to determine solutions for the replacement of aged and failing water infrastructure in Rankin Inlet.…
News, QuebecNov. 16, 2017
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Shorline Assets Improve Community River Access in Saint-Pascal, Que.

Saint-Pascal, Quebec has invested in safer shoreline assets at Camp Richelieu with $8,750 in funding from the Government of Canada. The investment was announced today by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic…

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Chiefs of Ontario and Ont. Legislature Address Water Resources

Following the fourth annual Chiefs of Ontario Leaders in the Legislature event in Toronto, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day released a joint statement that covers issues addressed during the leaders meeting, including the use of traditional knowledge to protect water resources. Over the three days, the provincial cabinet ministers met with First Nations Chiefs. The statement declared the intention of the leaders to work collectively to…
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Montreal Mayoral Candidate Campaigns on Water Issues

Valérie Plante, a frontrunner in the mayoral election race in the City of Montréal, is campaigning on the issue of water quality and municipal infrastructure. She has vowed, if elected, to build retention basins to capture untreated sewage and to ensure the public is better informed about water quality. The issue of sewage and wastewater infrastructure renewal was thrown onto the national spotlight in 2015 when the city decided to release eight…
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Assessment of Progress on Canada-US Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

In its First Triennial Assessment of Progress under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission (IJC) has called on Canada and the United States to set specific timelines and targets for making critical improvements to wastewater and drinking water infrastructure, reducing nutrient runoff, and eliminating releases of chemicals of mutual concern. In the report, the IJC tasks governments with increasing infrastructure spending, ending Boil Water Advisories…
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Mar 21

2018

TRIECA CONFERENCE

Host: Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) and the Canadian Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA)Location: Pearson Convention Centre

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2018

Waterlution Innovation Lab Netherlands

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Jun 20

2018

The 9th Annual Canadian Water Summit

Host: Blue Events Inc. and Water CanadaLocation: Vancouver

Jan 10

2018

Kananaskis Short Course on Principles of Hydrology

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