Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: fresh water

B.C. Opinion Poll Finds Strong Support for Enforcing Water Protections

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The Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) has shared the results from a public opinion poll it commissioned on British Columbians' views on land...

Canada Accepting Proposals for Projects to Protect Fresh Water

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Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, launched the annual call for proposals for seven existing environmental funding programs that will...

Campbell River, B.C. Proceeds with Wetland Water Control Project

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Following work to remove invasive plants and regulate water levels as part of preliminary restoration at its Jubilee wetland this summer, Campbell River, B.C....

Whirling Disease, Bow River Declared Infected Area

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced on Friday that it has confirmed the presence of whirling disease (infection with Myxobolus cerebralis) in the Bow...

Will BC Drain a Lake to Combat Whirling Disease?

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Parks Canada officials are considering draining a lake in Banff National Park (BNP) to prevent the spread of whirling disease. Whirling disease is caused by...

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...

Report: Canada’s Boreal Houses World’s Largest Water Source

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Canada's boreal, the world's largest intact forest and on-land carbon storehouse, contains more unfrozen freshwater than any other ecosystem, says a new report from...

Climate Change Will Decrease Alberta’s Water Supply: Report

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With available fresh water resources expected to decrease as a result of climate change, Alberta faces the challenge of meeting its growing demand for...

U.S. House Approves Great Lakes Compact: AP

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The House ratified a compact Tuesday to prevent the diversion of water from the Great Lakes, one of the world's largest sources of fresh...

Stop Taking Water for Granted: Ottawa Report

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Canada's stores of fresh water are not as plentiful as once thought, and water shortages threaten to pinch the economy and pit provinces against...

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