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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International, NewsJun. 18, 2018
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New Report: Only 14 Per Cent of the U.S. Water Workforce is Female

A new report from the Brookings Institution, which looks at the U.S. water sector, has generated a detailed and data-driven look at careers therein, finding that while there are looming…
News, OntarioJun. 18, 2018
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Water Filtration Cleantech Receives Indigenous Services Canada Contract

On Friday, the Government of Canada’s Build in Canada Innovation Program announced that it would invest in a Sudbury-based water filtration technology. Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, made the announcement that…
News, OntarioJun. 18, 2018
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EMAGIN Takes Home Best Market Strategy Award at BlueTech Forum

Ontario-based EMAGIN was selected as the winner in the Best Market Strategy award category at the BlueTech Forum, which took place in Vancouver, British Columbia from June 6–7. The BlueTech…
News, Northern CanadaJun. 15, 2018
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Watson Lake, Yukon Receives Over $2M for Lagoon Upgrades

Canada and Yukon have committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Northern Canadians have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services. Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, and John Streicker, Yukon Minister of…
News, QuebecJun. 15, 2018
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Funding Helps Support Bank Stabilization of the Bécancour River

The joint federal‒provincial funding program, Small Communities Fund, will support bank stabilization of the Bécancour River in the Municipality of Lyster. Announced by Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and André…
National, NewsJun. 15, 2018
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Recipients of Singapore Water Agency Travel Scholarship Announced

Canadian Water Network, in partnership with PUB, Singapore’s Water Agency, is pleased to announce the recipients of a new travel scholarship to attend Singapore International Water Week to accelerate technology transfer and advance…
News, OntarioJun. 14, 2018
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Protection of Last Intact Forest Corridor Along Rideau Waterway

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the protection of 48 hectares (120 acres), including 2.5 kilometres of historic Rideau Waterway shoreline, on Whitefish Lake. A collection of towering…
News, OntarioJun. 18, 2018
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EMAGIN Takes Home Best Market Strategy Award at BlueTech Forum

Ontario-based EMAGIN was selected as the winner in the Best Market Strategy award category at the BlueTech Forum, which took place in Vancouver, British Columbia from June 6–7. The BlueTech…
News, Northern CanadaJun. 15, 2018
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Watson Lake, Yukon Receives Over $2M for Lagoon Upgrades

Canada and Yukon have committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Northern Canadians have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services. Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, and John Streicker, Yukon Minister of…
News, QuebecJun. 15, 2018
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Funding Helps Support Bank Stabilization of the Bécancour River

The joint federal‒provincial funding program, Small Communities Fund, will support bank stabilization of the Bécancour River in the Municipality of Lyster. Announced by Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and André…
National, NewsJun. 15, 2018
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Recipients of Singapore Water Agency Travel Scholarship Announced

Canadian Water Network, in partnership with PUB, Singapore’s Water Agency, is pleased to announce the recipients of a new travel scholarship to attend Singapore International Water Week to accelerate technology transfer and advance…
News, OntarioJun. 14, 2018
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Protection of Last Intact Forest Corridor Along Rideau Waterway

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the protection of 48 hectares (120 acres), including 2.5 kilometres of historic Rideau Waterway shoreline, on Whitefish Lake. A collection of towering…

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Water’s Next 2013 is Here!

Welcome to the third year of Water’s Next! Water Canada is proud to present our annual publication celebrating Canadian water excellence. In the Business category, New Monaco Enterprise Corporation is setting a precedent for responsible water management in residential developments. The Innovation section includes WatrHub, a software application that can streamline the research process and provide accurate, timely information about different aspects of the water industry to improve information flow.…
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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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Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis

According to a recent study by a team of Canadian researchers, Iqaluit is facing an imminent water security crisis, so too is the territory. “Even under very conservative estimates that assume the current rate of consumption, we have quantified extreme vulnerability to the municipal water supply for any currently proposed solutions,” wrote the authors Michael Bakaic, Andrew Scott Medeiros, Jessica F. Peters, and Brent B. Wolfe in the study Hydrologic…
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Sep 09

2018

EOCP Tradeshow and Conference

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2018

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2018

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