Thursday, December 3, 2020

Tag: Canada

Extreme Weather and Sea Level Change Increase Threefold

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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

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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

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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

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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.

U.S. Bans Microbeads, Canada Could Follow

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The U.S. has joined the battle against polyethylene microbeads by banning the use of the tiny plastic pellets commonly used as exfoliants in cosmetic...

Economic benefits of cleaning up a city’s waterfront

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By Mario Carr A strong economy needs a healthy watershed. One municipality that understands this all too well is Hamilton, Ontario. Clean-up projects to reverse more...

British Columbia Funds Wastewater Professionals Training Study

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The Province of British Columbia is providing $50,000 in funding to the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) to ensure consistent licensing...

Manitoba Unveils Massive Comprehensive Strategy for Surface Water Management

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In an effort to protect the province’s water resources, Manitoba announced its first comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy along with multi-year surface water management...

Alberta Grant Program to Protect Communities from Flooding

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Alberta is taking steps to better prepare communities for potential drought and severe floods, such as the heavy rainfall that devastated Calgary and other...

York Region Pollution Control Plant Wins U.S. Award

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The American Public Works Association will recognize upgrades to the Keswick Water Pollution Control plant in the Region of York as one of its...

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