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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

B.C. Appoints Expert to Review Pollution in Hullcar Aquifer

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An independent expert has been appointed to oversee the review of pollution in B.C.’s Hullcar Aquifer. Oliver Brandes, the co-director of the POLIS Project on...

Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis

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According to a recent study by a team of Canadian researchers, Iqaluit is facing an imminent water security crisis, so too is the territory. “Even...

Town of Comox and Region Agree to Sewage Settlement

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The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) Sewage Commission has agreed to the terms of a meditated settlement in a dispute about the metering and...

A Fresh Strategy for New Brunswick’s Water Resources

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In the December Speech from the Throne, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant announced that the Department of Environment and Local Government “will begin in...

New Report Highlights Water Governance Gaps in B.C.

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The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance has released a new report that highlights what's needed to implement watershed-based governance in British Columbia. The report entitled, Illumination: Insights...

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