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Commonwealth Countries Eye Blue Charter to Guide Ocean Protection

A Commonwealth proposal to create a Blue Charter of principles for sustainable ocean development has been greeted with the enthusiastic support of governments, the Queen, the Prime Minister of Fiji,…

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News, OntarioFeb. 26, 2009
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Expect Hundreds of Burst Watermains, OSWCA Warns

The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association today issued an advisory to residents and motorists in Ontario--expect significant disruption and delays resulting from broken water pipes over the next six…
National, NewsFeb. 26, 2009
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First Nations Fear Proposed Changes to NWPA

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy is voicing his outrage towards the proposed changes to the Navigable Waterways Protection Act (NWPA). His fear is that these changes will threaten…
National, NewsFeb. 26, 2009
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SDTC Encourages Water Treatment Funding Applications

The largest single funder of clean technology in Canada is calling for Statements of Interest for its fifteenth round of funding. Although applications to all related sectors are encouraged, Sustainable…
International, National, NewsFeb. 26, 2009
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Water Winners at 2008 CEAs

The Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, honouring projects by Canadian engineering firms, were announced on February 24. The winners were selected from 67 entries by a jury of nine prominent engineers.…
National, News, OntarioFeb. 26, 2009
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Another Water Leak at Reactor

Officials from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Atomic Energy Canada on Tuesday confirmed that another water leak has been discovered at the Chalk River reactor but that it did…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 25, 2009
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$1M to Improve Horse Lake and Canim Water

Horse Lake and Canim Lake, B.C. residents can expect a $1-million federal-provincial investment to upgrade water systems. The Horse Lake project will replace the existing water system with one that…
National, News, Western CanadaFeb. 25, 2009
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Edmonton Gets Top Honours for Water Pricing and Conservation

The City of Edmonton's unique water pricing system and conservation results helped garner top accolades from our friends at Corporate Knights magazine. The city was listed as Canada's most sustainable…
National, NewsFeb. 26, 2009
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SDTC Encourages Water Treatment Funding Applications

The largest single funder of clean technology in Canada is calling for Statements of Interest for its fifteenth round of funding. Although applications to all related sectors are encouraged, Sustainable…
International, National, NewsFeb. 26, 2009
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Water Winners at 2008 CEAs

The Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, honouring projects by Canadian engineering firms, were announced on February 24. The winners were selected from 67 entries by a jury of nine prominent engineers.…
National, News, OntarioFeb. 26, 2009
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Another Water Leak at Reactor

Officials from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Atomic Energy Canada on Tuesday confirmed that another water leak has been discovered at the Chalk River reactor but that it did…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 25, 2009
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$1M to Improve Horse Lake and Canim Water

Horse Lake and Canim Lake, B.C. residents can expect a $1-million federal-provincial investment to upgrade water systems. The Horse Lake project will replace the existing water system with one that…
National, News, Western CanadaFeb. 25, 2009
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Edmonton Gets Top Honours for Water Pricing and Conservation

The City of Edmonton's unique water pricing system and conservation results helped garner top accolades from our friends at Corporate Knights magazine. The city was listed as Canada's most sustainable…

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Ontario’s Wine Industry Aims to Improve Water Management

The Ontario wine industry is partnering with the BLOOM Centre to ensure its water use is sustainable and well managed. [caption id="attachment_19708" align="alignright" width="300"] An Ontario vineyard. Credit: Craig Hatfield.[/caption] “Our work with the Wine Council of Ontario is going to drive the adoption of innovative and sustainable water solutions, which will improve the competitiveness, and the future growth of Ontario’s wine industry,” said Kevin Jones, CEO of BLOOM, which…
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New Construction, Upgrades Approved for Kananaskis Country Facility

Kananaskis Country’s Evan-Thomas Provincial Recreation Area will soon see water and wastewater treatment plants and upgrades. “This community has seen a lot of growth and change in the 30 years since the Evan-Thomas water and wastewater treatment facility was built,” said Minister of Alberta Infrastructure Ray Danyluk. “It’s time to move into the future, taking advantage of today’s innovations and technologies to ensure we can continue to meet the increasing…
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Charlottetown Hires Water Conservation Program Coordinator

[caption id="attachment_7287" align="aligncenter" width="512" caption="Peakes Quay in Charlottetown. Image via Qyd."][/caption] The City of Charlottetown, PEI has hired an experienced individual to help Charlottetown better protect its groundwater. "We are extremely lucky to live in Charlottetown with the water quality that we have," said Ramona Doyle, who is excited about the challenge. "Water is an essential resource for us all and I want to work with the utility to inform…
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