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The president of International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR), Michael R. Twiss, PhD., has responded to a change in the structure of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s grants programs. In Budget 2018, it was proposed that several NSERC funding streams would be consolidated into a…

October 05, 2018 @ 10:28am

A pilot project that supports First Nations government internships in northern B.C. has received a significant boost thanks to a partnership between Northern Development Initiative Trust and the Government of Canada. The Trust and the Department of Indigenous Services Canada have committed a total of $480,000 over the next three…

January 19, 2018 @ 11:28am

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced 19 communities that will participate in the next two-year cycle of the Climate and Asset Management Network (CAMN). “This is a great opportunity to share ideas and best practices with municipalities across Canada to advance how we…

December 01, 2017 @ 11:55am

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is now accepting applications to its 2018 Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grant Program. This is the 13th year for the program, providing $300,000 to water projects in the Okanagan. The grants are distributed according to the percentage of tax each region pays…

November 15, 2017 @ 11:32am

Yesterday, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced funding to upgrade the Town of Lampman’s wastewater treatment infrastructure. The federal and provincial governments are each contributing more than $1.6 million to this project through the New Building Canada Fund’s Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component—National and Regional Projects. The project has a total…

November 10, 2017 @ 10:02am

The City of Thunder Bay, Ontario has been accepted into the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) new Climate and Asset Management Network, which is available through the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program. Delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada, Thunder Bay’s admission to…

November 09, 2017 @ 12:39pm

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced that it is ending limit of service agreements for municipalities within the province, providing more cost-sharing opportunities for water infrastructure. The Provincial Government has followed through on its commitment to the practices laid out in The Way Forward: Realizing Our Potential by reviewing…

November 07, 2017 @ 10:00am

New Brunswick’s Department of Environment and Local Government will accept applications for funding under the Environmental Trust Fund starting today, November 1st for the 2018–2019 fiscal year. “The projects from the Environmental Trust Fund encourage environmental initiatives that help build a better New Brunswick and fall in line with our…

November 01, 2017 @ 10:17am

Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jenny Gerbasi, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced funding for 103 initiatives in communities across Canada through two new funding programs: the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP) and the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP). One MCIP-funded project…

October 19, 2017 @ 12:27pm

Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, has announced $38.8 million for projects that will support improvements in municipal wastewater and water systems. The money is being allocated under the Small Communities Fund and provincial Municipal Capital Works program. Premier Ball made the announcement in Botwood where he was joined…

September 05, 2017 @ 11:41am

Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced improvements to water infrastructure for two First Nations communities in Ontario, with the goal of lifting long-term drinking water advisories. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, announced that the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation will receive infrastructure upgrades. Minister Bennet also…

August 16, 2017 @ 10:24am

A new funding formula will improve how watershed organizations on Prince Edward Island receive provincial support. The province has instituted a plan to make the distribution of funding more fair and predictable to watershed groups that work to protect and improve some of the Island’s most environmentally sensitive areas. The…

December 12, 2016 @ 7:52am

The Northern Manitoba Food, Culture & Community (NMFCCC) organization has announced that it will be funding projects through 2017 that partner with people in Northern Manitoba to create healthier, stronger communities. For the last two years, the NMFCCC has funded the Northern Fish Composting Stations. The project turns waste products…

December 06, 2016 @ 1:33pm

In a report published on September 29th, scientists found what they described as an “alarmingly high frequency” of fecal bacteria in drinking water sources at a fly-in First Nations community. E. coli levels were upwards of 62,000CFU per 100 millilitres in homes without running water. Homes that were using water…

October 17, 2016 @ 2:04pm

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is inviting applications by southern Ontario companies for a limited number of technology development projects of up to 2 years in duration that could benefit from a contribution of up to $500,000 toward eligible project costs. The SOWC's Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program is funded…

July 28, 2016 @ 8:56am

The City of Mississauga is looking for a new way to fund its stormwater management program. A stormwater financing study is underway, according to a recent press release. "The City's stormwater management system is a valued infrastructure asset that protects the quality of our water," said Martin Powell, commissioner, Transportation and…

April 20, 2012 @ 1:15pm

[caption id="attachment_8685" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Dustin Duncan, Saskatchewan's Minister of Environment."][/caption] Uptake for the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program has been very strong, Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Watershed Authority Dustin Duncan announced last week. Since the program was announced on February 22, there have been more than 500 requests for assistance…

April 11, 2011 @ 9:08am

Manitoba will invest $22 million in equipment and technology to improve flood-fighting capacity and preparedness as it faces the potential for widespread spring flooding, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. About $21 million of the funding will go towards acquiring resources and equipment as required to further support the level of…

January 24, 2011 @ 3:01pm

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) today announced its 18th round of funding for Canadian clean technology demonstration projects. Canadian entrepreneurs and technology developers with new technologies and a compelling business case are encouraged to submit Statements of Interests to the SD Tech Fund™ from September 1 to October 20, 2010.…

September 03, 2010 @ 9:24am

[caption id="attachment_6124" align="aligncenter" width="396" caption="L-R: AECOM project manager Shawn Pillai; City of Cranbrook director of engineering Jamie Hodge; Councillor Diana J. Scott; Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett; Cranbrook Mayor Scott Manjak; Kootenay-Columbia MP Jim Abbott; AECOM water resources Western Canada manager Dale…

July 16, 2010 @ 10:46am

Two new provincial disaster recovery programs totaling $203.5-million will help citizens and municipalities in southern Alberta recover from recent flooding and severe weather. “These storms had a devastating impact on residents, businesses and municipalities and this funding will help them rebuild their homes, businesses and communities,” said Alberta Premier Ed…

July 08, 2010 @ 6:28am

During a trip to Quebec, the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians, announced investments planned for First Nations projects. The funding will lead to extensive construction throughout First Nation communities, including the renovation and construction of drinking water…

July 07, 2010 @ 9:09am

Quebec's program for the renewal of drinking water and wastewater pipes (PRECO) has received a joint financial contribution of $4,655,500 for the municipalities of Roberval and Saint-Prime under a federal-provincial agreement. Together with the contributions from the municipalities, this investment, estimated at $6,983,250, will fund major infrastructure work. A simple…

May 07, 2010 @ 10:46am

The end of January saw a funding announcement of nearly $45.8 million from the federal, provincial and municipal governments for 15 new infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan. Federal funding represents over $19.8 million under the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund, part of the Economic Action Plan. "Like many municipalities across Canada, Regina's infrastructure…

February 02, 2010 @ 7:58am

RBC today announced its latest round of RBC Blue Water Project Leadership Grant recipients. Thirty-one organizations, selected out of 159 applicants from around the world, will share more than $4,194,000 million in grants for programs that help protect watersheds and improve access to clean drinking water. Recipients will deliver programs…

August 12, 2009 @ 8:38am

The City of Gracefield, Quebec will receive a joint federal-provincial investment of $2.8 million under the Provincial-Territorial (PT) Base Fund. This investment involved the construction of a water filtration plant, including state of the art equipment, to treat water from the Gatineau River. The municipality's water supply system serves 720…

July 27, 2009 @ 7:36am

The Town of Lumsden, Newfoundland will see $414,000 worth of upgrades to its water treatment plant from the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (MRIF). Several components of the town's existing water treatment plant have deteriorated and need replacement so the plant can continue to operate properly. The project…

July 14, 2009 @ 7:24am

Canada and Quebec are partnering to improve a wastewater treatment facility in Montreal with a federal-provincial investment of up to $127.5 million. The funds will be used specifically to improve the disinfection process for wastewater at the Jean-R.-Marcotte treatment plant, which is situated in the east end of the city.…

July 08, 2009 @ 1:25pm

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) are partnering in the EQuilibriumTM Communities Initiative to provide support and promote leading edge sustainable neighbourhood development demonstration projects in Canada. The program includes funding of up to $550,000 to private, public and non-profit developers developing leading-edge sustainable development…

July 08, 2009 @ 8:25am

Municipalities can begin applying for direct, low-cost loans for shovel-ready infrastructure projects through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the feds announced yesterday. Under the federal Economic Action Plan, $2 billion in direct low-cost loans is being provided to municipalities over two years for housing-related infrastructure projects. Eligible municipal…

April 20, 2009 @ 7:07am

A federal-provincial investment of over $4.8 million will improve the drinking water in Fernie, B.C. The money will be directed to a new reservoir, which will improve the reliability of the drinking water system. This project, which is estimated to create approximately 72 direct and indirect jobs, involves building a…

March 09, 2009 @ 8:59am

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is actively seeking applications for technology innovations in all areas of sustainable development that deliver clean water, clean soil, clean air, and a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. The $550-million SD Tech Fund is open for Statements of Interest (SOI) for its fourteenth round of…

September 03, 2008 @ 11:34am

Nine Nova Scotia communities will benefit from safer drinking water and improved storm water systems due to a shared investment by three levels of government. Federal, provincial and municipal funding of $8,725,590 was announced on August 12 in Truro by Karen Casey, minister of education, on behalf of Jamie Muir,…

August 14, 2008 @ 11:49am