9 Results for WaterTAP

Ontario’s Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) has announced a week-long European trade mission to take place in January 2019, with capacity for seven Canadian water technology companies. The mission will be supported by funding from the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) federal government grants and contribution program, as well as…

December 05, 2018 @ 12:00pm

The Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) board of directors has announced that Tanja McQueen, MBA, ICD.D, has been elected to the role of board chair, succeeding Rick VanSant, ICD.D, who remains an active director and becomes vice chair. McQueen joined the board in 2016, drawing on experience in business leadership…

October 01, 2018 @ 10:39am

Water featured prominently at a strategy session held in Montreal yesterday (March 21, 2018) as part of federal efforts to shape Canada’s future economic growth through innovation. The Economic Strategy Table themed around Regulations to Drive Innovation explored how the regulatory environment and standards can better support the development and…

March 22, 2018 @ 12:34pm

Yesterday, Ontario’s WaterTAP released a new report at the GLOBE Forum 2018, Water: The next frontier on the path to a low carbon economy, which asserts that clean water technology is vital to meeting GHG targets. The report recommends a continuing focus on clean water technology as a reliable, cost-effective way to…

March 15, 2018 @ 9:41am

Yesterday, Reza Moridi, Ontario’s Minister of Research, Innovation and Science launched the new Cleantech Strategy, which includes renewed support for existing accelerator programs, such as the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP). The new cleantech strategy will help cleantech companies launch products and services, find new customers, and scale up in a…

February 14, 2018 @ 10:18am

1. Global trade agenda Welcome to 2017, where some have declared that Canada has lost control of its global trade agenda. There is great uncertainty around NAFTA, Brexit, the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), Latin America, and India and what these agreements will mean for Canadian trade. This uncertainty is…

December 22, 2017 @ 11:10am

As the single-largest purchaser of Canadian goods and services, the Government of Canada has announced details of its plan to use procurement to help Canadian small businesses innovate and create employment opportunities for Canadians. Ministers Navdeep Bains and Bardish Chagger announced the $100-million Innovative Solutions Canada program that invites Canadian small businesses to develop novel…

December 14, 2017 @ 1:55pm

Jon Grant has accepted a new position as director of business operations and strategy at EMAGIN, an artificial intelligence company in the water sector. Grant, formerly a research manager at Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP), said, “Over the past 5 years, I had the best job in the water sector.…

August 31, 2017 @ 2:23pm

The Fraser Institute has released a report on Ontario water rates derived from the BMA Management Consulting Group’s annual municipal studies data, describing the rate changes as rising faster “than residential property taxes since 2005.” The chart below displays the average cost of household water and wastewater charges in 2015.…

October 19, 2016 @ 7:59am