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Yesterday, Alaina Lockhart, Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Tourism and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, launched the 2018 winter season at Fundy National Park and announced $1.7M in new infrastructure funding for water distribution. “The return of winter operations at Fundy is amazing news! Not only will it allow…

January 12, 2018 @ 11:57am

Access to Edmonton’s River Valley has been improved by infrastructure funding from the provincial and federal governments. On Saturday, Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by David Shepherd, MLA for Edmonton-Centre, Don Iveson, Mayor of Edmonton, and Larry Wall, Executive Director of the River Valley Alliance, to…

December 11, 2017 @ 10:24am

Saint-Pascal, Quebec has invested in safer shoreline assets at Camp Richelieu with $8,750 in funding from the Government of Canada. The investment was announced today by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED), on the occasion of the inauguration of shoreline…

November 16, 2017 @ 11:31am

On October 4th, Councillor Jenny Gerbasi and Crescent Park Rescue officially opened the new Crescent Drive Park canoe and kayak launch site, located at 781 Crescent Drive in Winnipeg, Manitoba. “By increasing river access this project encourages active transportation and recreational use of our rivers,” said Municipal Relations Minister Jeff…

October 05, 2017 @ 11:35am

The Government of Saskatchewan is investing nearly $160,000 to stabilize the shoreline at Crooked Lake Provincial Park to protect park greenspace from further erosion. Caused by extremely high water levels and wave activity from 2012 to 2015, erosion has impacted the adjacent campgrounds and park space. Work to stabilize and…

September 18, 2017 @ 10:40am

On Friday, New Brunswick provided details on water quality related projects, including infrastructure upgrades and wetland assessments. After preliminary work, two projects upgrading wastewater infrastructure are set to begin this fall in Shediac and Pointe-du-Chêne. “Investments in wastewater treatment infrastructure are essential to maintaining clean waterways and a healthy environment,”…

August 21, 2017 @ 9:45am

Saskatchewan provincial parks are expanding their beach wheelchair program, increasing access to water recreation for park users with mobility challenges. The beach wheelchair program in Saskatchewan’s provincial parks that was launched earlier this year and proved extremely popular, said the province. There are now ten chairs across the province, doubling…

August 18, 2017 @ 11:19am

Yesterday, the City of Toronto released an updated report on the flooding of Toronto Island, which indicates that water levels around the island are still about 30 centimetres above the pre-flood conditions of early April and not expected to significantly subside until later in the summer. "The high lake levels…

July 11, 2017 @ 10:46am

On Friday, the province of Ontario announced that is seeking a partner for Ontario Place's west island as it moves ahead on transforming the site into a vibrant, year-round waterfront destination that is innovative, fun, and engaging for residents and visitors of all ages. Ontario is searching for an anchor…

July 10, 2017 @ 10:55am

A record number of Canadian beaches and marinas will fly a Blue Flag, identifying them a prestigious designation of water quality. As Canadians celebrate Canada's 150th birthday this summer, they will also be able to visit more clean and eco-friendly beaches and marinas. This year, a record twenty-seven beaches and eight marinas…

May 18, 2017 @ 11:39am