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OWA Applauds Proposed Amendment to Ontario Water Resources Act

The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is extremely pleased with the provincial government’s inclusion of a key amendment to the Ontario Water Resources Act in...

Newfoundland and Labrador Bans Retail Plastic Bags

New amendments to the Environmental Protection Act in Newfoundland and Labrador will allow the provincial government to draft regulations that will ban the distribution...

Old Legislation Moves Ontario Stormwater Management Forward

In the summer of 2017, the Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) held a workshop that sought to apply old piece of provincial legislation, the...

New Brunswick Releases Final 2018–2028 Water Strategy

At the end of December, the government of New Brunswick released its final water strategy document for the province. The strategy was based on...

Charlottetown Mayor Responds to Provincial Water Act Debate

The mayor of Charlottetown, P.E.I., has responded to comments made during the November 29th debate of the province's new Water Act. Mayor Clifford Lee...

P.E.I. Legislature Debates Water Act for the First Time

After more than two years of consultation with Islanders, the new Water Act came up for debate in the Legislative Assembly on November 29th. The historic act is...

Lack of Data Jeopardizes Progress on Water Health in BC

A new report from the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia (REFBC), Murky Waters: Taking a snapshot of freshwater sustainability in BC, examines the...

The Drainage Act as Urban Stormwater Solution

On July 13th, the Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) hosted a workshop to forward the development of a technical report on how to accelerate stormwater...

Quebec Passes Wetlands and Water Conservation Act

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has praised the Quebec government’s new Act to conserve wetlands and water. The Act respecting the conservation of wetlands and bodies...

Fifty Organizations Make Recommendations To Strengthen The Fisheries Act

A new report calling on the government to make changes to the Fisheries Act is gaining support among a large number of Canadian scientists, First Nations...

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