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FCM VP Calls for Modern Financial Relationship with Federal Government

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) first vice president Bill Karsten issued a statement on September 27th following FCM's appearance before the Standing Committee on...

Municipal Water Pricing Report Highlights Challenges, Opportunities

A new report by Canadian Water Network (CWN) highlights the mounting financial pressures facing Canadian water utilities. Balancing the Books: Financial Sustainability for Canadian...

Kitchener Hires Its First Sustainability Officer

Kitchener, Ontario has announced the creation of a sustainability office and the appointment of its first sustainability officer, Claire Bennett, who will begin her...

Municipalities: Province Must Act on Conservation Authority Funding & Transparency

With the passage of Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017, in December, the elevated role of provincial Conservation Authorities (CAs)...

Minister Sohi Announces Details of Phase 1 Water Infrastructure Spending

In letters addressed to his provincial counterparts, Minister Amarjeet Sohi has provided the details of the government's Phase 1 infrastructure spending, including allocations under the...

Planning for Uncertainties in Stormwater Management

By Nathanael Couperus and Natalija Fisher Cities across Canada are looking for solutions to reduce their vulnerabilities to infrastructure deficits, rapid urban growth, and climate...

Saskatoon Invests $11.3M on Water and Sewer Rehabilitation

The City of Saskatoon is investing $11.3 million in water and sewer rehabilitation in order to inspect and maintain manholes and aging systems. During...

Government of B.C. announces funding for small water system

Health Minister Terry Lake today announced $500,000 in funding for the B.C. Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) to help communities address small water systems challenges. The Ministry...

Leak Detection Innovation in Walkerton

The average leak in a municipal water system can flow for up to 20 years. When undetected, these leaks can be the source of...

McGuinty Government Renews Provincial-Municipal Collaboration to Protect The Great Lakes

Ontario and mayors from communities surrounding the Great Lakes have renewed their shared commitment to protect the Great Lakes. This week, Jim Bradley, Minister of the...

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