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Ontario Releases its Flooding Strategy

The Government of Ontario has released its new flood strategy, which looks to reduce the risk and increase preparedness of flood events. "We know that...

Canada Updates Aquatic Invasive Species Tracking Website

The Government of Canada has updated its digital mapping for tracking aquatic invasive species across the country. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has updated and improved...

Peace River Watershed Mapping Identifies Conservation Needs

More than $2 million is available to watershed conservation projects in the Peace River Basin through the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) -...

Floodway and Flood Risk Data Available for Saint John

Saint John, New Brunswick formally launched its Open Data portal in conjunction with International Open Data Day this past Saturday, March 3rd, including data...

Ont. & Que. Flooding Caused $223M in Insured Damage

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has reported that spring 2017 storm and flooding events in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec resulted in more than $223 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe...

Canada Needs a National Strategy to Address Flood Risk

When Water Canada published a story on the top seven water stories for 2016, the authors highlighted the federal government’s commitment to new funds...

Mapping Global Surface Water

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published a study of global surface water and its long-term changes in the science journal Nature. Using...

N.B. Developing Guidelines to Improve Wetlands Protection

New Brunswick's government is developing operational guidelines as part of its wetland conservation policy to achieve effective and consistent wetlands protection. Environment Minister Margaret-Ann...

$3.75M Invested in Water Quality Research

The feds are making an investment in water quality research at the Universities of Lethbridge and Saskatchewan.Today's investment totals $3.75 million and will go...

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