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Tag: Canada

Government seeks feedback on ways to reduce pollution from landfills

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Municipal solid waste landfills are responsible for almost one quarter of Canada's methane emissions. Methane formed when organic material decomposes is a greenhouse gas...

Canada and FCM invest in stronger asset management in BC communities

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Ottawa - The Government of Canada is investing over $1.6 million in 36 British Columbia communities through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), delivered by...

Researchers Studying Behviour of Microplastics in Great Lakes

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Using the Great Lakes as a laboratory, sedimentary petrologist Patricia Corcoran and her students at Western University in London, Ontario are studying the behaviour...

Canada Tackles Ghost Fishing Gear in Oceans

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Every year, 640,000 tons of abandoned, lost, or discarded fishing gear, also known as ghost gear, enters Canada’s oceans. Ghost fishing gear can stay...

StatsCan Releases Wastewater-based Estimates of Cannabis Use

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Statistics Canada has released the results of a 12-month pilot project that collected and tested municipal wastewater samples at treatment plant intake for traces...

Downpours More Frequent with Global Warming, According to Study

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The frequency of heavy downpours has increased across the globe over the past 50 years, according to research led by the Global Institute for...

Tiny Satellites Reveal Water Dynamics in Thousands of Northern Lakes

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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

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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

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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

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

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