Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: governance

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...

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

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

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

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

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.

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...

B.C. and the Northwest Territories Sign Transboundary Water Management Agreement

British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak and Northwest Territories Environment and Natural Resources Minister J. Michael Miltenberger signed an agreement today committing both governments...

Council Suggests Improvements for Watershed Planning

Groups and individuals who manage Alberta's watersheds, or those affected by decisions around watershed management, need to have a voice in planning and decisions...

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