News | November 17, 2017

Engaging Lake Winnipeg: Next Steps for Federal Action in the Basin

Earlier this week, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced that Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, will lead basin-wide stakeholder engagement sessions on water quality issues in…

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News, Western CanadaNov. 09, 2017
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Surrey, B.C. Receives Funding for Coastal Flooding Adaptation Programs

The City of Surrey, British Columbia has received $624,200 for new climate change resilience projects, including coastal flooding adaptation programs to help it become more resilient in a changing climate.…
News, OntarioNov. 09, 2017
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Thunder Bay Joins Climate and Asset Management Network

The City of Thunder Bay, Ontario has been accepted into the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) new Climate and Asset Management Network, which is available through the Municipalities for Climate…
NationalNov. 08, 2017
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Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Researchers from the University of Waterloo has found evidence that artificial sweeteners are making their way into rural groundwater through septic system wastewater. The study describes how the researchers tested private, rural groundwater wells in the…
Western CanadaNov. 08, 2017
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Chevron Develops Shale Plays in Alberta

Chevron Canada, a subsidiary of global giant Chevron Corp, has announced that it will begin to develop its first ever Canadian shale play development in the East Kaybob region of central Alberta's…
National, OntarioNov. 08, 2017
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Pure Technologies Water Division Shows Q3 Growth

Pure Technologies Ltd. has announced its financial performance for the quarter ended September 30th, 2017. The company provided the following third quarter overview and nine-month period (YTD) highlights: Total revenue is…
National, NewsNov. 08, 2017
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Canadian Guide to Management of Tailings Facilities Aims for Zero Failure

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released a revised edition of its A Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities. The third edition includes significant updates, which strives for a standard of…
National, NewsNov. 07, 2017
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CWN Names Advisory Panel on Emerging Contaminants in Wastewater

The Canadian Water Network has announced the names of the experts who will participate on a new advisory panel tasked with framing and assessing the knowledge, practice, and priorities in municipal wastewater treatment across Canada. In…
NationalNov. 08, 2017
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Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Researchers from the University of Waterloo has found evidence that artificial sweeteners are making their way into rural groundwater through septic system wastewater. The study describes how the researchers tested private, rural groundwater wells in the…
Western CanadaNov. 08, 2017
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Chevron Develops Shale Plays in Alberta

Chevron Canada, a subsidiary of global giant Chevron Corp, has announced that it will begin to develop its first ever Canadian shale play development in the East Kaybob region of central Alberta's…
National, OntarioNov. 08, 2017
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Pure Technologies Water Division Shows Q3 Growth

Pure Technologies Ltd. has announced its financial performance for the quarter ended September 30th, 2017. The company provided the following third quarter overview and nine-month period (YTD) highlights: Total revenue is…
National, NewsNov. 08, 2017
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Canadian Guide to Management of Tailings Facilities Aims for Zero Failure

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released a revised edition of its A Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities. The third edition includes significant updates, which strives for a standard of…
National, NewsNov. 07, 2017
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CWN Names Advisory Panel on Emerging Contaminants in Wastewater

The Canadian Water Network has announced the names of the experts who will participate on a new advisory panel tasked with framing and assessing the knowledge, practice, and priorities in municipal wastewater treatment across Canada. In…

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Atlantic First Nations Aim For New Water Authority

A report commissioned by the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, conducted by Halifax Water, recommends the formation of a new Atlantic First Nations Water Authority (AFNWA), owned directly by First Nations communities. The new authority would have the potential to transform water and wastewater service delivery for First Nation communities in Atlantic Canada. The report was developed through outreach activities and direct feedback from First Nation Chiefs, Elders, and system…
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CWN Names Advisory Panel on Emerging Contaminants in Wastewater

The Canadian Water Network has announced the names of the experts who will participate on a new advisory panel tasked with framing and assessing the knowledge, practice, and priorities in municipal wastewater treatment across Canada. In October 2017, CWN announced that the federal government had invested $400,000 to understand the ability and opportunities to deal with wastewater contaminants in Canada. The panel, which comprises of experts from academia, water utilities, non-profit organizations, and First Nations, will shape the national…
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Milestone Environmental Awarded Victoria Harbour Remediation Contract

A contract has been awarded to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. for the Victoria Harbour remediation and cleanup project. Seabed and marine wildlife health are threatened by the presence of persistent contaminants that have accumulated in the harbor. As such, the Government of Canada awarded a $5,343,787.94 contract to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. to restore the environmental health of Victoria's Middle Harbour seabed by removing hazardous chemicals in sediments found in Transport Canada-owned harbour near the…
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