Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: governance

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...

Updated: Mississauga, Ont. Supports Modern Watershed Management via Bill 139

Mississauga's Planning and Development Committee has expressed their support for Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017, and endorsed city staff's comments on...

Yukon Appoints New Chair of Its Water Board

The Government of Yukon has appointed Piers McDonald as the chair of the Water Board. McDonald has accepted the position, effective as of September...

Collaborative Consent for Watershed Co-Governance

On September 21st, the POLIS Water Sustainability Project at the University of Victoria and the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources released Collaborative Consent and...

Ottawa Council Receives Drinking Water Quality Report

Ottawa continues to produce and deliver some of the highest quality and safest drinking water in the world, according to a report received by the Environment...

Water at the NAFTA Table

As the first round of NAFTA negotiations wrap-up, there have been no signs that water is on Minister Chrystia Freeland’s agenda. Ralph Pentland spoke to...

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