Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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Canadian Cleantech Improves Irrigation and Crop Management Practices

Canada has announced that it will make investments, through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), in innovative sensors and web-based platforms for better irrigation and crop management...

BC Proposes Policies for Protecting Watercourses from Livestock Watering

The Government of British Columbia has released an intention document that outlines potential policies to improve water management and the protection of the environment...

Report on Source Water Protection, Nutrient Management in Hullcar Valley

A team led by Oliver M. Brandes, co-director of the POLIS project on ecological governance at the University of Victoria’s Centre for Global Studies,...

P.E.I. Legislature Debates Water Act for the First Time

After more than two years of consultation with Islanders, the new Water Act came up for debate in the Legislative Assembly on November 29th. The historic act is...

Sustainable Water Management Objectives in Saanich Agri Security Plan

The District of Saanich, B.C. has invited community members to provide feedback on the draft Saanich Agriculture and Food Security Plan. The plan provides...

Alberta Start-Up Provides In Situ Testing for E. coli

University of Alberta researchers are tackling the problem of rural and agricultural water testing by introducing a handheld sensor that can detect E. coli...

Nutrient Guide Adopted by Alta. Environmental Farm Plan

The 4R Nutrient Stewardship guide, developed by Fertilizer Canada, will become a part of Alberta’s Environmental Farm Plan (EFP). Fertilizer Canada has announced the signing of a...

Fund Will Help Alta. Farmers with Wetland Projects

Alberta philanthropist David Bissett and the national charitable organization ALUS Canada today announced The Bissett Action Fund, a $500,000 gift which will help support...

BLOOM Announces Funding for Water Cleantech Pilot Project

BLOOM has announced grant funding to support the completion of seven clean technology demonstration projects. The water cleantech pilot is focused on an innovative...

Vancouver Entrepreneur to Receive Mitacs Award for Slurry Treatment

A Vancouver entrepreneur has commercialized a new approach for treating dairy farm manure and sewage sludge and will be recognized with an award from...

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