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Tag: Western Canada

Okanagan Indian Band Files Suit Against Federal Government

The Okanagan Indian Band (OKIB) has filed a suit in Federal Court against the Government of Canada over its failure to ensure the safety...

Saskatchewan Announces Transition to Flood Damage Reduction Program

The minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA), Dustin Duncan, announced that WSA is transitioning the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP)...

Richmond, B.C. Wins 2019 Technological Innovation Award

The City of Richmond has received the B.C. Environmental Managers Association 2019 Technological Innovation award for the implementation of a simplified non-stormwater discharge management...

1.5 Billion Litres of Grey Water Likely Dumped Along B.C. Coast

A new study commissioned by World Wildlife Fund Canada found that 1.54 billion litres of grey water were generated by ships off the British...

High Risk Communities in Sask. Receive Funding for Flood Mapping

The federal minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, Ralph Goodale, and the minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency, Dustin Duncan, have...

B.C. Scientists Notice Unusual Trends While Studying Wetlands

In the heart of the Robson Valley, skirting the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, a diverse range of habitat has captured the attention...

Winnipeg Offers Free Water Quality Testing for Residents with Lead Pipes

The City of Winnipeg is offering free water quality testing for residents who may have lead water pipes. Lead is a common, natural metal found...

Twenty Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C. Receive $14.88 Million in Funding

More than $14.88 million in federal and provincial funding has been announced to support 20 flood mitigation projects in British Columbia (B.C.). The announcement was...

Giveaway: Free Pass to the 2012 Canadian Water Summit in Calgary

The Canadian Water Summit recently launched its annual Twitter contest. Winners will be awarded a free ticket to the event, this year held in...

New Publication Outlines Current Water “Stress Points” in Western Canada

A new publication released by the Canada West Foundation outlines a series of water challenges, or “stress points,” emerging in western Canada. Stress Points: An...

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