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Ontario rescinds controversial development component of Bill 66

Ontario will not be moving forward with a controversial component of a Bill designed to cut red tape around planning after widespread criticism that...

New campaign published on clean innovation in Canada

Sponsored Campaign The recently published Mediaplanet Canada’s Clean Innovation campaign is a unique collaboration between some of the country’s leading experts and entrepreneurs that showcases...
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Cape Breton uses new funding formula for applications to meet 2020 wastewater regs

Although Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is unlikely to meet the 2020 federal compliance deadline for wastewater regulations, its Nova Scotia-based council is still looking...

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Yukon hoping to be rid of problematic wastewater treatment plant by 2026

The Government of Yukon says its six-year-old wastewater treatment plant “has never operated the way it was intended to,” and is costing Dawson City...
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Filterra Bioretention System Achieves ISO Verification

Imbrium Systems recently announced that the Filterra® Bioretention System has been verified in accordance with ISO 14034 Environmental Management - Environmental Technology Verification (ETV). The...
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Enwave to expand Toronto’s deep lake water cooling system

Enwave Energy Corporation a $100 million expansion of its Deep Lake Water Cooling (DLWC) system with the support of up to $10 million in...
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Syncrude to pay $2.75 million for great blue heron deaths at oilsands

On January 2, 2019, Syncrude Canada Ltd. pleaded guilty in the Provincial Court of Alberta to one count of violating the Migratory Birds Convention Act,...
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High-tech ocean plastic cleanup device brought ashore for repairs

An ambitious $360-million venture to remove plastic from the notorious garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean hit a second hurdle last week after a...
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Nanaimo residents rally to conserve water as treatment plant struggles through storm

On the weekend before Christmas, a powerful windstorm swept through Nanaimo, B.C., causing a control device within the city’s water treatment plant to malfunction...
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Enviro-law groups warn Ontario’s Bill 66 puts business before source water protection

Some members of the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) recall that red tape reduction was culprit number one when it came time to find...
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Northern Pulp pipe protestors may be permanently banned from blocking surveyors

The Northern Pulp paper mill in Nova Scotia won an injunction last month against protesters who blocked water surveyors because they were upset over...
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New Ontario plan calls for real-time monitoring of sewage overflows

A newly-proposed plan from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks wants to improve municipal wastewater and stormwater management and reporting, and increase...
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StatCan releases first cannabis use report based on wastewater testing project

Statistics Canada has released its first report as part of a pilot project that explores the use of wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) to produce statistics...
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Communities resolve drinking water service woes in time for holiday season

Boil advisories in Ontario’s Halton Region for parts of Milton, and the southern Manitoba town of Carman, have been lifted in time for the...
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BC residents’ outcry changes plan around tree removals for McLoughlin Point WWTP

After more than a month of public outcry, British Columbia officials in the District of Saanich have decided to spare upwards of 50 trees...

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