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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National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Canada-China Cleantech Mission Celebrates Water

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, released the a photo and statement today after returning from a successful engagement with the Canadian companies on the clean-technology trade…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Canada's Ambassador for Climate Change Steps Down

Jennifer MacIntyre, Canada's first female Ambassador for Climate Change, has stepped away from her post due to a death in the family. Minister Catherine McKenna issued a press statement to acknowledge Ms. MacIntyre's…
International, NewsDec. 06, 2017
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Steep Increase in Water Disclosure by Global Giants

Corporate giants and water leaders gathered in Johannesburg today to discuss the findings of the annual Global Water Report published today by Carbon Disclosure Project  (the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform). A Turning…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2017
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B.C. Government Launches Review of Spring Flooding

On Monday, the B.C. government has launched an independent review of this year’s unprecedented spring flooding and wildfire seasons. “Wildfires and flooding this year devastated many areas of our province,…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2017
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Mining Water Disposal to Continue After Seismic Fears Settled

Canada Energy Partners Inc. (CEP) has reported that it has received a decision from the British Columbia Oil & Gas Commission (OGC) that will allow resumption of water disposal if…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2017
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Columbia Basin Trust Invests $10M in Ecosystem Enhancement

The Columbia Basin Trust has announced a new five-year, $10-million Ecosystem Enhancement Program for the organization’s eponymous watershed. The Trust’s goal is to help maintain and improve ecological health and…
News, Western CanadaDec. 05, 2017
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Alberta Brownfield Project Installed Thousands of Metres of Pipes in 2017

Edmonton’s Blatchford Redevelopment Project saw a productive year in 2017, installing thousands of metres of water and sewer mains for its district energy system. Over eight thousand metres of water…
International, NewsDec. 06, 2017
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Steep Increase in Water Disclosure by Global Giants

Corporate giants and water leaders gathered in Johannesburg today to discuss the findings of the annual Global Water Report published today by Carbon Disclosure Project  (the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform). A Turning…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2017
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B.C. Government Launches Review of Spring Flooding

On Monday, the B.C. government has launched an independent review of this year’s unprecedented spring flooding and wildfire seasons. “Wildfires and flooding this year devastated many areas of our province,…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2017
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Mining Water Disposal to Continue After Seismic Fears Settled

Canada Energy Partners Inc. (CEP) has reported that it has received a decision from the British Columbia Oil & Gas Commission (OGC) that will allow resumption of water disposal if…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2017
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Columbia Basin Trust Invests $10M in Ecosystem Enhancement

The Columbia Basin Trust has announced a new five-year, $10-million Ecosystem Enhancement Program for the organization’s eponymous watershed. The Trust’s goal is to help maintain and improve ecological health and…
News, Western CanadaDec. 05, 2017
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Alberta Brownfield Project Installed Thousands of Metres of Pipes in 2017

Edmonton’s Blatchford Redevelopment Project saw a productive year in 2017, installing thousands of metres of water and sewer mains for its district energy system. Over eight thousand metres of water…

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2016 Water’s Next Finalists Announced

Water Canada magazine has announced the finalists of the 2016 Water’s Next Awards. The Water’s Next Awards program honours the achievements and ideas of individuals and companies that have been successful in their efforts to improve water in Canada. The 2016 awards program accepted nominations in nine categories and identified finalists in eight. This was really awesome news to receive!" said Raegan Davidson, regional manager of Ontario & Eastern Canada for Imbrium…
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Online Data Tool Launched to Support Great Lakes Decision-Making

The Great Lakes Commission and The Nature Conservancy have launched new information services for their Blue Accounting initiative at the 2017 Leadership Summit of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers in Detroit. Blue Accounting is designed to help leaders across the Great Lakes Basin manage the freshwater in a more collaborative, effective, and holistic way. It was developed in response to a call for better management of Great Lakes resources from…
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Survey of Drinking Water Plants Shows Population & Tech Growth

Statistics Canada has released data from the 2015 Survey of Drinking Water Plants, which shows growth in the population supplied, a slight decrease in per capita per person consumption, and growth in some treatment technologies, among other things. In 2015, Canadian drinking water treatment plants produced 5, 020 million cubic metres of potable water. The data reflects communities of 300 or more that received treated water, and according to the…
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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

Apr 23

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

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