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Great Lakes Region Organizations Form Bi-National Partnership

The Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI) and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) have announced a collaboration agreement between the two organizations. Signed by NEMWI...

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...

Great Lakes Mayors Call for Leadership from Canada

At their annual meeting and conference, hosted by outgoing chair Mayor Denis Coderre, in Montreal, member mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence...

WWF-Canada Freshwater Reports: National Coordination Imperative

Today, WWF-Canada has released the culmination of four years of research, a national assessment of Canada’s freshwater: Watershed Reports. The findings underscore the need...

New Brunswick Selects Water Strategy Working Group

New Brunswick has announced a working group to help provide recommendations to the government and direct a provincial water strategy. The announcement came today from...

New Report Highlights Water Governance Gaps in B.C.

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance has released a new report that highlights what's needed to implement watershed-based governance in British Columbia. The report entitled, Illumination: Insights...

Ecojustice Gives Feds an ‘F’ Grade for Water Protection

The federal government is still failing to ensure all Canadians have access to safe drinking water, according to a new report from Ecojustice. Waterproof 3,...

New Wetland Conservation Policy for Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has released its new Nova Scotia Wetland Conservation Policy (PDF). With a focus on the roles wetlands play to the province's landscapes...

Study Links Water Efficiency to Builders and Realtors

A study out of the University of Waterloo has found that builders and realtors play a key role in promoting residential water efficiency and...

Alberta Water Council Weighs in on Wetlands

The Alberta Water Council submitted a comprehensive wetland policy and implementation recommendations to the Alberta government yesterday, aimed at helped the province develop and...

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