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Tag: Canada

Tiny Satellites Reveal Water Dynamics in Thousands of Northern Lakes

Using an army of small satellites, researchers have shown that water levels in small lakes across northern Canada and Alaska are far more variable...

Québec, Vermont, New York Continue Work on Lake Champlain

Yesterday, the Province of Québec, the State of Vermont, and the State of New York announced that they will continue to work together to...

WWF-Canada Freshwater Reports: National Coordination Imperative

Today, WWF-Canada has released the culmination of four years of research, a national assessment of Canada’s freshwater: Watershed Reports. The findings underscore the need...

Water Experts Comment on Budget 2017

Budget 2017 was released almost a month ago and received a wide range of commentary analyzing its strengths and weaknesses. To highlight the impact...

Great Lakes Mayors Troubled by U.S. Budget Cuts

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Cities Initiative), a coalition of mayors from over 125 cities across the basin representing over 17...

Canadian Water Tech Makes Top Global Cleantech List

Cleantech Group has announced its list of top 100 cleantech companies, which includes Canadian water tech companies, Axine Water Technologies and Saltworks Technologies Inc.,...

Extreme Weather and Sea Level Change Increase Threefold

Organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United States launched the Actuaries Climate Index (ACI), which has found that incidents of extreme...

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper to Address Ontario and Federal Governments

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper (LOW) announced that they are preparing to comment on two pieces of legislation this week to encourage both the Ontario and...

$4.9 Million for Water and Sewer in Quebec

The government has worked with First Nations communities and their stakeholders since 2013 under the Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act to develop “enforceable federal regulations that will better ensure access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water, the effective treatment of wastewater, and the protection of sources of drinking water on First Nation lands.”

Laurier Takes a Lead in Canadian Rivers Institute

The CRI is a leader in applied aquatic science that not only works on issues affecting rivers and estuaries around the world, it works to train the coming generation of aquatic scientists. At Laurier, MacLatchy has three CRI-affiliated graduate scientists working with her.

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