Sunday, May 19, 2019

Tag: John Baird

Feds Support Preventing Bulk Water Export

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has announced the federal government's support for Bill C-383, which proposes stronger measures to prevent the bulk removal of...

Holiday News Roundup

Happy New Year! A brief news roundup following a two-week break: 1. Shortly after the Royal Society of Canada released its oil sands report and...

$200M for Hamilton Plant

As promised, this morning brought news of federal and provincial funding for major upgrades for Hamilton, Ontario's Woodward Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant, citing a...

Baird Talks Sewage at AMO

The Association of Ontario Municipalities’ annual conference was a chance for some municipal leaders to ask questions about—what else—stimulus funding. But it was in...

Arctic Waters Further Protected

To better protect Canadian Arctic waters from ship-source pollution, Transport Minister John Baird today announced that Bill C-3, an Act to amend the Arctic Waters Pollution...

Gas Tax Funding Speeds Up and Doubles

John Baird, Canada's Transport and Infrastructure Minister, announced today a shot in the arm for municipal infrastructure. Ongoing federal gas tax transfers to the...

Marine Polluter Penalized for Oil Spill in P.E.I.

A Prince Edward Island provincial court judge has ordered the vessel BBC Nordland to pay a $15,000 penalty for illegally discharging a pollutant in...

HELP Clean Water Gets Green Light

The federal review for HELP Clean Water (Huron Elgin London Project) is now complete, giving the green light to start construction. John Baird, Transport...

Pictou County to See Wastewater Improvements

Residents in New Glasgow, Stellarton, Trenton, Westville, and the Municipality of Pictou, Nova Scotia, will see improved wastewater treatment thanks to a shared investment...

Canada Moves to Protect Arctic Waters

Transport Minister John Baird has introduced legislation in the House of Commons to enhance Canada's sovereignty over Arctic waters and protect them from pollution....

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