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Consultation begins on Coastal Protection Act regulations

The Coastal Protection Act was passed in March 2019 to set out clear rules for Nova Scotia’s 13,000 kilometres of coastline. The province is...

U.S. Commission Orders Investigation into Alleged Discriminatory Canadian Regulations

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted unanimously to accept a petition filed by the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) that alleges the ballast water...

Audit Finds Halifax Water Performing Well on Drinking Water

An audit of Halifax Water examining its management of drinking water safety was released by the Municipal Auditor General (MAG) on November 10th. In her...

Yukon Appoints New Chair of Its Water Board

The Government of Yukon has appointed Piers McDonald as the chair of the Water Board. McDonald has accepted the position, effective as of September...

NWT Releases Guidelines for Effluent Mixing Zones

The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced the release of the Guidelines for Effluent...

Researchers Suggest Guidelines for Recycled Water

A University of British Columbia research team has investigated the potential reuse of municipal wastewater in urban applications, provided that people don’t drink or...

Canadian Government Tightening Water Standards on National Planes, Trains, and Ships

The Canadian government is introducing stricter regulations to ensure clean water aboard planes, trains, and passenger ships for drinking, hand washing, oral hygiene, and...

Groundwater Controversy

Ontario is moving ahead with controversial reforms to the law regarding the cleanup of contaminated sites. Extensive amendments to the Records of Site Condition...

Quebec Upholds Deadline on the Sale of Uncertified Product

The province of Quebec is enforcing the changes to the plumbing code that have been in development since last year. The Canadian Water Qualtiy...

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