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Canada Supports 28 Conservation Projects Under Indigenous Guardians Pilot Program

The federal government has announced 28 Indigenous projects have been selected for early funding totalling just under $5.7 million as part of the Indigenous...

Top 5 Indigenous, Inuit, and Métis Water Stories 2017

Photo credit: Joe Bryksa, Winnipeg Free Press. 1. National knowledge gaps on water and health In February, Water Canada reported on new research from the School...

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...

Nunatsiavut: Muskrat Falls Failing to Curb Methylmercury Accumulation

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe has released a statement declaring that he’s disappointed that a key commitment to help mitigate downstream methylmercury impacts from the...

Premiers Tackle Climate Change & Infrastructure in Canada’s North

The premiers of Canada’s three northern territories met in Yellowknife last week to discuss sustainable development in Canada’s north, including the balance of environmental...

Alberta 2017 Budget Includes $100M for Water on Reserves

The Alberta Government has released its Budget 2017, which includes $100 million in new funding to support access to water systems throughout the province,...

Canadian Arctic Scientist Awarded Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in...

Canadian Arctic scientist, Dr. John England, joins prestigious ranks, today accepting the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research. England is a well-known...

Canadian Water Network Invests in Research to Integrate Traditional and Western...

The Canadian Water Network (CWN) is investing nearly $200,000 in a research project aimed at addressing the disproportionate burden First Nations communities in Canada...

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