Tag: green infrastructure

WEF Report: Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Threaten Groundwater

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Saint John Bolsters Stormwater Management, Plants Trees & Shrubs

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Three neighbourhoods in Saint John, New Brunswick will increase their numbers of trees and shrubs to help manage stormwater. Saint John and the non-profit,...

Québec to Receive $1.8B in Dedicated Green Infrastructure Financing

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Last week’s reveal of the Québec government’s Water Strategy, has been followed by the announcement of $1.8 billion in Green Infrastructure spending through the...

B.C. Municipal Natural Assets Initiative Supports Green Infrastructure

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In municipalities across Canada, infrastructure is aging, capital and operating costs are rising, and service delivery is strained by growing populations and shifting conditions....

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