Monday, May 20, 2019

Government of Canada Contributes to Flood Mitigation Projects in Kawartha Lakes

Two projects undertaken by Kawartha Conservation have received over $100,150 in federal funding to better plan for and protect against the effects of flooding. Kawartha Conservation...

Health Canada Develops New Guidelines for Manganese in Drinking Water

For the first time, Health Canada has set a guideline based on the health effects of manganese. The acceptable level is 0.120 milligrams per...

Government of Ontario Commits to Increasing ProvinceFlood Resilience

In the Legislature on May 13, 2019, Premier Doug Ford highlighted the Ontario government's commitment to increasing the province's resilience to flooding. "I want to...

Nibinamik First Nation Receives Federal Funding for WTP Upgrade

Nibinamik First Nation has received funding from the Government of Canada to advance the design and construction of a water treatment plant (WTP) upgrade...

Nadja Kunz Named Canada Research Chair in Mine Water Management and...

Nadja Kunz, an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC), has received the title of Canada Research Chair in Mine Water Management...

Federal and Provincial Ministers Meet to Discuss Support for Floods

Canada's minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, Ralph Goodale, spoke with other federal ministers, provincial ministers, and officials from Ontario, Quebec, and New...

International Joint Commission (IJC) Confirms New Commissioners

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has announced that the appointment of Jane Corwin as the United States (U.S.) Section chair, and Robert Sisson and...

CGLR Announces Winners of the Great Lakes Changemaker Award

At the fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum, which was hosted from May 5-8, 2019 in Cleveland, the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR)...

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