News | December 12, 2018

Canadian Arctic Researcher Awarded Lifetime Achievement Prize

Canadian Arctic Scientist Dr. Derek Muir was awarded the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research today. As an internationally recognized expert, Dr. Muir has dedicated more than…

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International, National, NewsOct. 29, 2008
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WWF: Canadians Using Three Times Share of Global Resources

Human demands on the world's resources have reached nearly a third more than planet can sustain, according to the latest edition of WWF's Living Planet Report. The report, released this…
International, News, Western CanadaOct. 29, 2008
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Montana to Acquire PWS

Montana Mining Corp. has announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Produced Water Solutions, Inc., based in Calgary. PWS has designed, built and tested water purification…
News, Western CanadaOct. 29, 2008
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Portage Denies Univar Canada Price Increase

Portage City Council has rejected a request for an increase to the amount paid for phosphoric acid from Univar Canada, reports PortageOnline.com. The company issued the request on account of…
Atlantic Canada, NewsOct. 24, 2008
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Clean Water for Orangedale, N.S.

Sally Chisholm, the chair of the Orangedale Water Society said Wednesday that after years of waiting, the rural Inverness County community in Nova Scotia should have clean water flowing through…
International, NewsOct. 23, 2008
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RBC Announces 2008 Blue Water Project Leadership Grant Recipients

RBC has announced its latest round of RBC Blue Water Project Leadership Grant recipients. Twelve organizations, selected from 206 applicants from across North America, will share more than $1.7 million…
News, OntarioOct. 23, 2008
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Water Undervalued: ECO Report

"The Ontario public needs and deserves to be confident that our environmental protection systems are actually doing the job - but there are clearly areas of weakness," stated Ontario's Environmental…
International, National, NewsOct. 23, 2008
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Barlow Appointed Senior Water Advisor for UN

[caption id="attachment_540" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Maude Barlow was appointed senior advisor on water issues for the United Nations earlier this week."][/caption] Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and…
News, Western CanadaOct. 29, 2008
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Portage Denies Univar Canada Price Increase

Portage City Council has rejected a request for an increase to the amount paid for phosphoric acid from Univar Canada, reports PortageOnline.com. The company issued the request on account of…
Atlantic Canada, NewsOct. 24, 2008
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Clean Water for Orangedale, N.S.

Sally Chisholm, the chair of the Orangedale Water Society said Wednesday that after years of waiting, the rural Inverness County community in Nova Scotia should have clean water flowing through…
International, NewsOct. 23, 2008
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RBC Announces 2008 Blue Water Project Leadership Grant Recipients

RBC has announced its latest round of RBC Blue Water Project Leadership Grant recipients. Twelve organizations, selected from 206 applicants from across North America, will share more than $1.7 million…
News, OntarioOct. 23, 2008
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Water Undervalued: ECO Report

"The Ontario public needs and deserves to be confident that our environmental protection systems are actually doing the job - but there are clearly areas of weakness," stated Ontario's Environmental…
International, National, NewsOct. 23, 2008
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Barlow Appointed Senior Water Advisor for UN

[caption id="attachment_540" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Maude Barlow was appointed senior advisor on water issues for the United Nations earlier this week."][/caption] Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and…

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B.C. Introduces Act to Protect Flathead Watershed

[caption id="attachment_10346" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Lower Flathead River. Photo credit below."][/caption] British Columbia has a new conservation act to consider. The Flathead Watershed Area Conservation Act, introduced on Tuesday, is intended to preserve the environmental values in the Flathead watershed. The Flathead, in the East Kootenays, neighbours the Waterton Glacier International Peace Park. Waterton Glacier International Peace Park is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve. The…
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Manitoba Announces Shoreline Protection Pilot

[caption id="attachment_8781" align="alignright" width="330" caption="Via victoriabeachbeacon.com"][/caption] The Manitoba government is supporting a $100,000 pilot project to preserve and build up Victoria beach, Water Stewardship Minister Christine Melnick announced today. Through a grant to the Rural Municipality of Victoria Beach, the funding will help build up the beach using a process called aggradation. Beach aggradation projects encourage the deposition of sand, to build up beaches in front of shoreline erosion protection works.…
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N.S. Unveils Water Strategy

[caption id="attachment_7689" align="alignleft" width="173" caption="N.S. Environment Minister Sterling Belliveau."][/caption] Nova Scotia's Environment Minister Sterling Belliveau has unveiled the Province's new water strategy. Water for Life outlines 29 actions to be completed over the next 10 years, including: Establishing a Nova Scotia Water Advisory Group to advise government on the implementation of integrated water management and the strategy Assessing surface water and groundwater in watersheds; Requiring water conservation plans from large…
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