Saturday, December 7, 2019

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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...

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...

Man. Launches Consultations to Improve Water Management

The Manitoba government has launched public consultations on three new environmental initiatives, which will improve water management and modernize watershed planning. “Our government believes there...

Fertilizer Canada Sustainability Report Targets Nutrient Management

Fertilizer Canada has released 4R Nutrient Stewardship Sustainability Report, which details guidelines for nutrient management and water quality. The association represents the fertilizer industry: manufacturers,...

Sask. Creates Agricultural Water Management Advisory Boards

Saskatchewan has moved forward on its agricultural water management strategy. On May 16th, Minister Responsible for the Water Security Agency, Scott Moe, announced the...

Nova Scotia Completes LaPlanche Aboiteau Replacement

The Government of Nova Scotia announced on April 10 that work to replace the LaPlanche Aboiteau in Amherst was completed. The aboiteau runs along the...

B.C. Funds Alternative Drinking Water Sources in Hullcar Valley

The Government of British Columbia has announced that it will provide $950,000 for alternative drinking water sources, treatment for domestic well users, and sustainable,...

Vernon, U Vic, and Genome BC to Partner on Stream Health

The City of Vernon is partnering with Genome BC and the University of Victoria on an innovative research project to identify threats to stream...

Freshet Flooding Could Cost $1.1B in Fraser Valley

A report published by the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) in partnership with the BC Agriculture & Food Climate Action Initiative has determined that...

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