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Tag: green infrastructure

Vancouver Adopts Rain City Strategy to Manage Stormwater

Vancouver City Council has voted to adopt the Rain City Strategy, which reimagines how the city manages stormwater using green infrastructure. “As residents of a...

Ontario Supports Green Infrastructure Investments in Small Communities

Starting October 28, communities in Ontario with populations under 100,000 can apply for funding to support infrastructure through the Green Infrastructure stream under the...

Stormwater Management Study Led by CVC Receives FCM Funding

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) received $175,000 from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to determine the most cost-effective stormwater management system for the City of...

WEF Report: Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Threaten Groundwater

Last week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released its 14th annual Global Risks Report 2019, where for the ninth year in a row, water...

Cumberland, B.C. to Undertake New Wastewater Lagoon

Announced today, the Canadian government and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), will support a new wastewater lagoon in the Village of Cumberland, British...

New Funding Stream for Green Infrastructure in B.C.

Under British Columbia’s climate plan, CleanBC, the province and federal government will help fund green infrastructure in the province, including cogeneration at wastewater treatment...

Canada & FCM Announce 109 New Projects to be Funded

The federal government and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced 109 new initiatives to be funded through the Green Municipal Fund (GMF),...

Nature Bank: Natural Assets in Financial and Asset Management

Local governments across Canada are focusing on sustainable service delivery—delivering core municipal services in a reliable and cost effective manner in the face of...

Saskatchewan and Canada Reach Long-Term Infrastructure Agreement

Yesterday, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan agreed to a ten-year infrastructure funding plan, providing $416,334,673 for green infrastructure. François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and...

Urgent Action on Green Infrastructure Can Reduce Economic Risk

A new Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) report urges communities to consider green infrastructure to limit their flood risk. IBC collaborated with the Intact...

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