Monday, February 18, 2019

Tag: governance

What Does Reconciliation Mean for Safe Water Governance?

Reconciliation means “...that if you are a child living on reserve, you should be able to turn on the tap and have clean water...

Public Comments Posted on Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Governance Rules

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body (Regional Body) and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council (Council) have released...

B.C. Government Launches Review of Spring Flooding

On Monday, the B.C. government has launched an independent review of this year’s unprecedented spring flooding and wildfire seasons. “Wildfires and flooding this year devastated...

Expanding Scope of Water Treatment Plant Causes Council Concern

Cold Lake, Alberta’s Council in its most recent meeting has discussed a number of obstacles to the expansion of the area’s water treatment plant. Council...

Supreme Court Backs Indigenous Rights in Dispute Over Peel Watershed

Yukon First Nations and environmental groups have won a landmark Supreme Court case. The judgment released on Friday upholds a land use plan that...

Sask. Leadership Hopefuls Questioned on Infrastructure and Services

As Saskatchewan’s New Democratic Party (NDP) and Saskatchewan Party (SP) are in the midst of leadership campaigns, the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) engaged...

Missed Connection: Municipalities Struggle to Hook Up on Wastewater

The City of Selkirk, Manitoba, has issued a statement about its intention to connect the Rural Municipality (RM) of St. Andrew’s to its wastewater...

A Renewed Outlook for B.C.’s Freshwater

As B.C.’s new government embarks on the hard work of fulfilling its platform commitments and ministerial mandates, there will be no shortage of pressing...

Nunavut Water Board Approves Type B Water Licence for Gold Exploration

NxGold Ltd. has been issued a Type B Water Licence by the Nunavut Water Board in respect of the Kuulu Project in Nunavut. This licence...

Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association Meets in Charlottetown

The Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA) met this week in Charlottetown, P.E.I. to consult and coordinate on what the Association calls a...

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