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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Over 1,700 Boil Water Advisories in Canada: Report

A new report released Monday by the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) said more than 1,700 provincial boil water advisories are currently in effect across Canada.The report noted that, as…
NewsApr. 10, 2008
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CIPH Seeks Ban on High-Use Water Closets

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) announced it has taken steps to remove 13 litre per flush (lph) water closets from the CSA Standard for plumbing fixtures.Canada is…
NewsApr. 07, 2008
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MRIF Funds Over $280K for Ramara, Ont. Treatment Plant

The Ontario township of Ramara will receive up to $287,400 for upgrades to the Lagoon City Sewage Treatment Plant from the Government of Canada's Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (MRIF).The federal…
NewsApr. 04, 2008
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Water Utilities Plan for Climate Change at AWWA Seminar

Water professionals will examine the impact of climate change on water supplies during a May 1-2 interactive seminar hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) at the Curtis Hotel…
NewsApr. 04, 2008
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Conference to Highlight Hydroelectric Power at the St. Lawrence River

The 15th Annual Conference on the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence River Ecosystem will highlight 50 years of hydroelectric power development and the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway on the international…
NewsApr. 04, 2008
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Canada Needs to Protect its Water from the U.S.: Report

The Polaris Institute today released a new report on bulk water exports called “Turning on Canada’s Tap” prepared by Tony Clarke, executive director of the think tank, that outlines why…
NewsApr. 02, 2008
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Projects to Protect Lake and Increase Potable Water in Orillia, Ont.

Two water infrastructure projects were unveiled Tuesday that will provide 17 per cent more potable water for the city of Orillia, Ont.Approximately $2.65 million dollars were invested in a new…
NewsApr. 07, 2008
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MRIF Funds Over $280K for Ramara, Ont. Treatment Plant

The Ontario township of Ramara will receive up to $287,400 for upgrades to the Lagoon City Sewage Treatment Plant from the Government of Canada's Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (MRIF).The federal…
NewsApr. 04, 2008
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Water Utilities Plan for Climate Change at AWWA Seminar

Water professionals will examine the impact of climate change on water supplies during a May 1-2 interactive seminar hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) at the Curtis Hotel…
NewsApr. 04, 2008
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Conference to Highlight Hydroelectric Power at the St. Lawrence River

The 15th Annual Conference on the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence River Ecosystem will highlight 50 years of hydroelectric power development and the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway on the international…
NewsApr. 04, 2008
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Canada Needs to Protect its Water from the U.S.: Report

The Polaris Institute today released a new report on bulk water exports called “Turning on Canada’s Tap” prepared by Tony Clarke, executive director of the think tank, that outlines why…
NewsApr. 02, 2008
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Projects to Protect Lake and Increase Potable Water in Orillia, Ont.

Two water infrastructure projects were unveiled Tuesday that will provide 17 per cent more potable water for the city of Orillia, Ont.Approximately $2.65 million dollars were invested in a new…

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Alberta Invests Nearly $450 Million to Protect Calgary From Severe Flooding

The Alberta government has announced a funding commitment for new flood protection measures along the Bow and Elbow Rivers. The measures are intended to protect Calgarians and upstream communities from the type of severe flooding that occurred in June 2013. The province has committed $297 million as well as $150 million of dedicated funding over 10 years to the City of Calgary for local projects through the Alberta Community Resilience…
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Charlottetown Asks Homeowners to Switch to Water Meters

The City of Charlottetown water and sewer utility has launched the Take Control program, a new initiative designed to encourage flat-rate water customers to switch to water meters. Incentives are being offered to those who are willing to make the switch. As part of this initiative, the City will cover the cost of the $200 meter installation. If a household’s bill increases despite the new meter and the best efforts…
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Bakker Named in Top 40 Under 40

[caption id="attachment_8811" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Karen Bakker"][/caption] Dr. Karen Bakker has been named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. Bakker was born in Montreal and raised in Ottawa. She completed her undergraduate degree at McMaster University and in 1995 was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in England. After completing her doctoral degree in 1999, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Bakker was appointed in 2002 as…
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