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The governments of Canada and New Brunswick have announced seven new infrastructure projects for the City of Saint John. Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay; Ed Doherty, New Brunswick Member of the Legislative Assembly for Saint John Harbour; and Don Darling, Mayor of Saint John, today announced joint…

July 10, 2018 @ 11:11am

Oxford, Nova Scotia will receive upgrades to its drinking water infrastructure with support from the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. Bill Casey, Member of Parliament for Cumberland–Colchester, Derek Mombourquette, Nova Scotia Minister of Municipal Affairs, and Patricia Stewart, Mayor of the Town of Oxford, made the joint announcement this week of funding to maintain reliable…

June 22, 2018 @ 11:36am

Work is underway on an 800-metre watermain extension project in the community of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation, located approximately 10 kilometres east of Belleville, Ontario. Announced by Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Don Maracle of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte…

June 19, 2018 @ 4:54pm

Today, the City of Toronto announced the beginning of its construction season with over $350 million in spending on water projects through 2018. Councillor Jaye Robinson, chair of the City's Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, announced the beginning of the season with more than 200 projects, including 60 major projects,…

May 09, 2018 @ 12:11pm

The governments of Canada, Ontario, and the City of Toronto announced a $20 million investment the structural relining of watermains in Toronto, approved under the Government of Canada's Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF). These investments safeguard the health and well-being of residents, protect waterways and preserve local ecosystems. Julie Dzerowicz, MP for Davenport, Cristina Martins, MPP…

September 14, 2017 @ 10:31am

In October 2016, staff applied for funding for projects under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF).  Recently they were notified by the Ministry of Infrastructure that the application had been approved and Projects may commence immediately.  The Township will receive approximately $131,095.69 from the Federal Government and $857,584.32 from…

July 20, 2017 @ 11:07am

The City of Toronto has retained R.V. Anderson Associates Limited (RVA) to provide program management, design, inspection, and contract administration services during construction for a “stand-alone” watermain replacement program. Currently in the early stages, the program has an estimated capital budget of $130 million. It includes the replacement of approximately…

September 22, 2009 @ 10:47am

More stimulus funding announcements today. Improvements to Saint John, New Brunswick’s water infrastructure were part of MP Rodney Weston’s “Four in Four” priorities, he said. “It has been the city's number one priority and it has been my priority ever since I was elected last October." Six projects will receive…

August 17, 2009 @ 11:26am

The Town of Lumsden, Newfoundland will see $414,000 worth of upgrades to its water treatment plant from the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (MRIF). Several components of the town's existing water treatment plant have deteriorated and need replacement so the plant can continue to operate properly. The project…

July 14, 2009 @ 7:24am

[caption id="attachment_1982" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Frank Gazze (CG Construction Services) and Tamer El-Diraby (University of Toronto) stand near downtown Toronto watermain construction this morning."][/caption] Ontario consumers are paying $700 million per year for water that never reaches their taps. A new study (PDF) released today by the Residential and Civil Construction…

June 10, 2009 @ 9:46am

[caption id="attachment_1544" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="The filtration plant is being constructed in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, located downstream of the Seymour reservoir. When the filtration plant opens in 2009 it will treat water from the Seymour Reservoir and once underground tunnels are completed, it will filter the water from the…

April 08, 2009 @ 8:35am

After a winter of devastating watermain breaks and pipeline bursts, Quebec municipalities must have jumped with joy to learn that the province is investing heavily in water and sewer mains. An announcement yesterday confirmed that the governments of Canada and Quebec will jointly invest $700 million. The federal government will…

April 07, 2009 @ 2:01pm

The District of North Cowichan, B.C. has received an environmental assessment (EA) certificate for its proposal to install and operate a groundwater supply for the Town of Chemainus during the fall, winter and spring to address seasonal turbidity problems with the existing surface water supply. Environment Minister Barry Penner and…

March 11, 2009 @ 1:36pm