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, Western CanadaDec. 11, 2017
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Edmonton Completes Mechanized River Valley Access Project

Access to Edmonton’s River Valley has been improved by infrastructure funding from the provincial and federal governments. On Saturday, Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by David…
National, NewsDec. 11, 2017
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Floodplain Mapping Progresses Under National Climate Change Strategy

On Saturday, Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first pan-Canadian plan to address climate change,…
News, Western CanadaDec. 11, 2017
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Ultraviolet Treatment Serves Comox Valley as Interim Measure

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is moving forward with the installation of temporary ultraviolet treatment that is expected to reduce boil water notices by approximately 80 per cent. The UV…
News, OntarioDec. 08, 2017
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Ontario Invests in Water Project to Reduce GHGs

Ontario has announced the first recipients of TargetGHG—a program that helps companies adopt leading-edge technologies in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while supporting entrepreneurs. One of the collaborative projects…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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First Nations Water and Wastewater Under-Resourced in Federal Budget

The Parliamentary Budget Officer, Jean-Denis Fréchette, released a report today analyzing federal spending on drinking water and wastewater treatment on First Nations reserves. In it, he suggests that the current government…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2017
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Ontario Launches Consultations on Greenbelt Expansion to Protect Water

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro posted a statement today inviting feedback on a study area for potential Greenbelt expansion to protect important water resources in the outer…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Ontario Biosolids Company Awarded NSERC Grant to Work With Dalhousie

Canadian biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International, has been awarded a NSERC Engage Grant to collaborate with Dr. Gordon Price, an associate professor at Dalhousie University. Price is a…
News, Western CanadaDec. 11, 2017
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Ultraviolet Treatment Serves Comox Valley as Interim Measure

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is moving forward with the installation of temporary ultraviolet treatment that is expected to reduce boil water notices by approximately 80 per cent. The UV…
News, OntarioDec. 08, 2017
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Ontario Invests in Water Project to Reduce GHGs

Ontario has announced the first recipients of TargetGHG—a program that helps companies adopt leading-edge technologies in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while supporting entrepreneurs. One of the collaborative projects…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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First Nations Water and Wastewater Under-Resourced in Federal Budget

The Parliamentary Budget Officer, Jean-Denis Fréchette, released a report today analyzing federal spending on drinking water and wastewater treatment on First Nations reserves. In it, he suggests that the current government…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2017
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Ontario Launches Consultations on Greenbelt Expansion to Protect Water

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro posted a statement today inviting feedback on a study area for potential Greenbelt expansion to protect important water resources in the outer…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Ontario Biosolids Company Awarded NSERC Grant to Work With Dalhousie

Canadian biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International, has been awarded a NSERC Engage Grant to collaborate with Dr. Gordon Price, an associate professor at Dalhousie University. Price is a…

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Water’s Next 2012 Is Here!

Water Canada magazine is pleased to launch its second annual publication dedicated to recognizing Canadian leadership in water. In this year's edition of Water's Next, you’ll read about the people and ideas that are making a difference in Canada’s waterscape and beyond—from Josephine Mandamin’s personal pledge to raise awareness of Great Lakes protection, to iDUS Controls’ second generation of efficient irrigation technology, to Clearpath Robotics’ unmanned monitoring robot, to WEHUB’s…
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Ontario Environmental Commissioner Reports on Nutrient Pollution

Algal blooms are a frequent and wide-spread problem that is hurting the Ontario economy, threatening human and ecological health, and Ontario's Environmental Commissioner is demanding that provincial ministries do more to protect our waters from the nutrient pollution that drives the blooms. In her latest report,  Good Choices, Bad Choices: Environmental Rights and Environmental Protection in Ontario, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe provides comprehensive analysis on the state of the nutrient problem in Ontario, efforts…
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Man. Introduces Sustainable Watersheds Act

Yesterday, Manitoba announced legislation that would improve the health of lakes and waterways throughout the province by instituting a stronger watershed management regime through the new sustainable watersheds act. The new legislation includes provisions for protecting wetlands, improving approval processes and enforcement for drainage projects, and modernizing the conservation districts program, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Our government’s comprehensive strategy on watershed management…
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Upcoming Events

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

Apr 23

2018

Waterlution Innovation Lab Netherlands

Host: WaterlutionLocation: Nivon Natuurvrienden (Nature Friends), Kampeerterrein Banjaert

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

Host: Canadian Water Resources AssociationLocation: Barrier Lake Field Station,