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Ministers of Agriculture Reach New National Agreement

Ministers of agriculture reached agreement in Newfoundland this week on the key elements of a new federal, provincial, territorial agricultural policy framework, during the...

The Global Water Crisis in Pictures

The Water Stories: The global water crisis in pictures open-air, public exhibition at the Jack Poole Plaza at the Vancouver Convention Centre July 8...

Kernza, the Next Winner for Water and Agriculture?

When the makers of Cheerios get behind a new grain, touted to build healthier soils, sequester carbon, improve water quality, and be drought resistant:...

Alberta Invests $12M in Watershed Councils

The Alberta government announced on World Water Day that it will invest nearly $12 million in multi-year grants for watershed planning and advisory councils,...

The Worst Droughts Travel, According to a New Study

Steinbeck was right. A new study has found that some droughts can travel hundreds of kilometres from their point of origin and that once a...

$45M More for Alberta Flood and Drought Resilience

The Alberta government has announced an additional $31 million in funding for the Alberta Community Resilience Program (ACRP) and $14 million for the Watershed...

Legislation to Combat Historic Groundwater Shortage in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has introduced legislation to assist municipalities and residents who are experiencing dry wells as a result of a historic water shortage. Amendments to...

Extreme Weather Identified as a Key Risk in the Emergency Management...

The federal, provincial and territorial governments have developed a resource, the Emergency Management Framework for Agriculture, to improve Canada’s ability to address risks and emergencies, from...

South Nation Conservation Announces Level 3 (Severe) Drought for Two Sub-watersheds

South Nation Conservation (SNC)’s Water Response Team is moving to a level III (severe) drought conditions for two sub-watersheds within the SNC jurisdiction. The...

Coldwater River B.C. Nearing Level 4 Drought

Despite normal flows for many streams and Level 1 drought conditions elsewhere within the Nicola region, low flows in the Coldwater River system are...

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