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Tag: Ontario

Government of Ontario Commits to Increasing ProvinceFlood Resilience

In the Legislature on May 13, 2019, Premier Doug Ford highlighted the Ontario government's commitment to increasing the province's resilience to flooding. "I want to...

University Partners with City of Guelph to Protect Drinking Water Sources

In collaboration with the City of Guelph, the University of Guelph (U of G) has become the first university in Ontario to develop a...

Ontario Municipalities Receive Funding for 28 Environmental Initiatives

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced $45 million in Green Municipal Fund (GMF) grants and loans in...

Ontario Launches Consultations on Greenbelt Expansion to Protect Water

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro posted a statement today inviting feedback on a study area for potential Greenbelt expansion to protect...

Smart Stormwater Pilot Launches in Collingwood

A group of local organizations have come together to develop the first ever "smart" stormwater technology pilot focused on reducing the risk of basement...

A Wetland Off-Setting Strategy for Ontario

On the heels of a decision by the Ontario government to proceed with a wetland off-setting program, a provincial conservation group is recommending measures...

Binational Reports on Great Lakes Health, Climate

Last week, the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released two reports detailing the health of the...

More Than $22M for North Glengarry, Ont. Water Projects

The township of North Glengarry, Ontario, will receive $22.8 million in funding from the provincial and federal governments for water infrastructure projects. Francis Drouin, Member...

Ministers’ Statement on Grassy Narrows Mercury Contamination

Following the release of a report from the David Suzuki Foundation on the federal government's work to deliver drinking water to First Nations in...

Ontario Must Act to Protect Waterways Within the Greenbelt

Pressure is mounting on all sides. The Greater Toronto Area is planning to accommodate another four million people and provide over six million jobs...

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