News | June 08, 2018

Yukon & Ta’an Kwäch’än Council Work on Zoning to Protect Wetlands

The Government of Yukon and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council will be working with local community members on developing potential zoning regulations in the Shallow Bay area, located north of Whitehorse on…

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News, Western CanadaJun. 21, 2018
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Displaced First Nations Close to Returning Home After 2011 Flooding

The people of the First Nations of Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Dauphin River, and Pinaymootang are close to returning home after being displaced by severe flooding of the Lake St.…
Atlantic Canada, NewsJun. 21, 2018
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Miawpukek First Nation Ends Long-Term Drinking Water Advisory

Yesterday, Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, congratulated Chief Mi'sel Joe and the community of Miawpukek First Nation for their work in lifting a long-term drinking water advisory. The Miawpukek…
News, Western CanadaJun. 21, 2018
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New Agreement with First Nations to Protect Coastal Waterways in B.C.

On National Indigenous Peoples Day, First Nations leaders and the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, welcomed a new agreement between the Government of Canada and 14 Central and North…
International, NewsJun. 19, 2018
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Professor William D. Taylor Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) honoured William D. Taylor on Tuesday with its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented at IAGLR’s 61st Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, the…
News, OntarioJun. 19, 2018
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Watermain Extension Project for Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation

Work is underway on an 800-metre watermain extension project in the community of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation, located approximately 10 kilometres east of Belleville, Ontario.…
News, Western CanadaJun. 19, 2018
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Canada and Manitoba Announce $540M Flood Management Infrastructure

Yesterday, the governments of Canada and Manitoba announced that they will cost share up to $540 million in new flood management infrastructure for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels. The announcement was…
Atlantic Canada, NewsJun. 18, 2018
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TransAqua Signs Service Agreement with Three N.B. Communities

TransAqua, the Cities of Moncton and Dieppe, and the Town of Riverview in New Brunswick have signed a Service Agreement, the first of its kind in the region. The Agreement…
News, Western CanadaJun. 21, 2018
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New Agreement with First Nations to Protect Coastal Waterways in B.C.

On National Indigenous Peoples Day, First Nations leaders and the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, welcomed a new agreement between the Government of Canada and 14 Central and North…
International, NewsJun. 19, 2018
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Professor William D. Taylor Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) honoured William D. Taylor on Tuesday with its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented at IAGLR’s 61st Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, the…
News, OntarioJun. 19, 2018
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Watermain Extension Project for Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation

Work is underway on an 800-metre watermain extension project in the community of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation, located approximately 10 kilometres east of Belleville, Ontario.…
News, Western CanadaJun. 19, 2018
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Canada and Manitoba Announce $540M Flood Management Infrastructure

Yesterday, the governments of Canada and Manitoba announced that they will cost share up to $540 million in new flood management infrastructure for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels. The announcement was…
Atlantic Canada, NewsJun. 18, 2018
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TransAqua Signs Service Agreement with Three N.B. Communities

TransAqua, the Cities of Moncton and Dieppe, and the Town of Riverview in New Brunswick have signed a Service Agreement, the first of its kind in the region. The Agreement…

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Nestlé and Alliance for Water Stewardship Partner to Certify Canadian Operations

Nestlé Waters announced this week that it will extend its partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 global factories by 2020, including bottling plants in Canada. The announcement builds upon the company's success certifying four water bottling facilities in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and in California. Nestlé has committed to certify additional sites in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and Canada. The Hope, B.C. plant has gone through the audit process…
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Canada Has Ended the National Wetland Conservation Fund

Yesterday, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced that it has cancelled the National Wetland Conservation Fund (NWCF). Projects that were funded through 2019 will remain in place, but no further projects will receive funding. From September 2014 and March 31st, 2017, NWCF contributed nearly $25.5 million in funding to 198 projects. In the same period, more than 2,600 hectares of wetlands and uplands were restored while 340,000 hectares of…
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Statistics Canada Reports on Canada’s Renewable Freshwater and Water Use

A new study from the Canada's national statistics agency shows that Canada is blessed with a wealth of water resources and that Canadians are doing more to conserve freshwater. The report released today offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of the depth of renewable freshwater resources for each of Canada's 25 drainage regions, as well as the latest summary of industrial and household use. Water availability in Canada Statistics Canada reported,…
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