News | November 16, 2017

Rankin Inlet Seeks Proposals to Replace Failing Water Infrastructure

The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to produce a feasibility study to determine solutions for the replacement of aged and failing water infrastructure in Rankin Inlet.…

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News, Northern CanadaAug. 28, 2017
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Water Treatment Receives Federal Boost in Whale Cove, Nunavut

Whale Cove, Nunavut, will receive $500,000 from the Canadian government for the Whale Cove Emergency Water Supply project. Announced on Friday by Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and…
News, Western CanadaAug. 28, 2017
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Eastend, SK, Receives Fed. & Prov. Investment for Water Infrastructure

On Friday, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced funding to upgrade the Town of Eastend's water treatment facility. The work includes expanding the existing building over a new underground…
International, NewsAug. 25, 2017
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China Adds 3,300 Water Projects to National Pool in 2017

According to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), master implementation plans for 228 prefectural cities concerning water pollution control will be added to the national project pool, which include more…
News, Northern CanadaAug. 25, 2017
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Funding for Treaty-based Land and Water Boards in NWT

Canada has announced new multi-year funding agreements to support 33-Treaty-based co-management boards, including those that provide water management services to northern communities. The support will go to co-management boards established…
Atlantic Canada, National, NewsAug. 25, 2017
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DFO to Test Algae Detecting Submersible Microscope

Through the Build in Canada Innovation Program, the Government of Canada is investing in a Canadian made submersible microscope to monitor algae outbreaks. The investment is part of the government’s commitment to create inclusive…
National, NewsAug. 24, 2017
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WSP Canada Acquires Two New Water Players

In July, WSP bolstered its water and wastewater consulting team by adding two new specialists. WSP senior vice president of Infrastructure Joe Sframeli said, “From implementing net zero wastewater treatment…
International, News, Western CanadaAug. 24, 2017
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Canadian Water Manager Made President of Intl. Ozone Association

The International Board of Directors of the International Ozone Association (IOA) elected Dr. Saad Y. Jasim as the President-Elect for the International Ozone Association, starting January 1, 2018, to December…
International, NewsAug. 25, 2017
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China Adds 3,300 Water Projects to National Pool in 2017

According to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), master implementation plans for 228 prefectural cities concerning water pollution control will be added to the national project pool, which include more…
News, Northern CanadaAug. 25, 2017
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Funding for Treaty-based Land and Water Boards in NWT

Canada has announced new multi-year funding agreements to support 33-Treaty-based co-management boards, including those that provide water management services to northern communities. The support will go to co-management boards established…
Atlantic Canada, National, NewsAug. 25, 2017
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DFO to Test Algae Detecting Submersible Microscope

Through the Build in Canada Innovation Program, the Government of Canada is investing in a Canadian made submersible microscope to monitor algae outbreaks. The investment is part of the government’s commitment to create inclusive…
National, NewsAug. 24, 2017
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WSP Canada Acquires Two New Water Players

In July, WSP bolstered its water and wastewater consulting team by adding two new specialists. WSP senior vice president of Infrastructure Joe Sframeli said, “From implementing net zero wastewater treatment…
International, News, Western CanadaAug. 24, 2017
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Canadian Water Manager Made President of Intl. Ozone Association

The International Board of Directors of the International Ozone Association (IOA) elected Dr. Saad Y. Jasim as the President-Elect for the International Ozone Association, starting January 1, 2018, to December…

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Great Lakes Mayors Support UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve Designation

In June of 2017, the more than 130 member mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative called on the U.S. and Canadian federal governments to work together to designate the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.  The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River is a unique ecosystem of worldwide significance and if successful, this would be one…
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City of Winnipeg Preps Homeowners for Winter

Winnipeg is bracing for another winter of frigid temperatures, and the City is recommending that property owners take all measures to protect internal plumbing from freezing. [caption id="attachment_20579" align="alignright" width="300"] The City of Winnipeg recommends that property owners take all measures to protect internal plumbing from freezing. Credit: Mourial.[/caption] Internal plumbing refers to any pipes, including fittings, valves, and fixtures, which carry water from the point where the private water…
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Quebec Designates Ottawa River a Heritage River

Today, the Quebec portion of the Ottawa River has been designated a Canadian Heritage River, joining the Ontario portion in this designation. The Ottawa River's designation as a Heritage River recognizes the river's outstanding cultural heritage value, including its significance to Indigenous Peoples, its history as an important trade and transportation route, and its continued importance to many communities and businesses in both Ontario and Quebec. “I would like to…
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Mar 21

2018

TRIECA CONFERENCE

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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

Nov 21

2017

Latornell Symposium 2017—Succession the Nature of Change

Host: Conservation OntarioLocation: Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre