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First Asset Acquires Criterion

First Asset Capital Corp. will acquire the mutual fund business of Criterion Investments from VenGrowth Asset Management. Criterion launched Canada's first global water infrastructure fund...

Green Party Calls for Fewer Bottles

Canada's Green Party has voiced its opinion on bottled water by asking the federal government to avoid its purchase wherever possible, citing environmental and...

Better, Faster, Longer: Gas Tax Extension for Quebec

The Canada-Quebec Gas Tax Fund has received a $1.8-billion boost and extension from 2010 and 2014. The fund supports environmentally sustainable infrastructure, such as water,...

CMHC Announces Infrastructure Loans

Municipalities can begin applying for direct, low-cost loans for shovel-ready infrastructure projects through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the feds announced yesterday. Under...

PRECO Means $700M for Quebec’s Watermains

After a winter of devastating watermain breaks and pipeline bursts, Quebec municipalities must have jumped with joy to learn that the province is investing...

Sask. Water Infrastructure Program Now Province-Wide

Saskatchewan's Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program will now be available to the entire province. Originally offered in the southwest last year, the expanded program...

U of W Implements Campus-Wide Bottled Water Ban

Bottled water bans have hit schools. The University of Winnipeg (U of W) announced today that it will become the first university in Canada...

Expect Hundreds of Burst Watermains, OSWCA Warns

The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association today issued an advisory to residents and motorists in Ontario--expect significant disruption and delays resulting from broken...

P.E.I. Agriculture Sees Funds for Water Protection

The feds and the province of P.E.I. have announced eight new projects to improve and protect water resources and wetlands. Federal funding of $397,280 for...

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