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U.S. firm Parsons wins bid to complete Giant Mine clean up in NWT

U.S.-based engineering services firm, Parsons Inc., has won the latest remediation contract surrounding the cleanup of arsenic trioxide waste at Yellowknife’s Giant Mine in...
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StatCan seeks wastewater analyzer to gauge cannabis use

It isn’t new to test municipal wastewater for nitrogen, phosphorus or chemical oxygen demand, but using wastewater to gauge drug use among the public...

AECOM releases first global report on infrastructure

Examining the investment gap in infrastructure, resilient infrastructure and workforce needs, engineering and infrastructure firm AECOM released a global research report titled The Future...

New report: Building capacity among small water systems in BC

Approximately, 15% of BC water users receive their water from one of over 4,500 small water systems around the province. Yet, many of these small...

Company found guilty of Fisheries Act violation in Lac-Mégantic derailment case

On February 5, 2018,  Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Canada Co. (MMA) was found guilty, in the Court of Quebec, of unlawfully depositing or permitting...

How one Ontario city doubled its stormwater funding

By David Nesseth It took five years of behind-the-scenes legwork before the Ontario city of Mississauga made a dedicated stormwater fee a reality. But now,...

Sears leaves Calgary mall and questions amid unfinished remediation

Shortly after Alberta Environment officials announced in December 2017 that remediation efforts are still needed at a former Sears Canada property in Calgary, the...
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Brownfield applications rolling in for Windsor, Ontario, as land prices spike

Freezing taxes for a decade, paying for feasibility and environmental studies, and chipping in for soil and groundwater testing were a few of the...

Water-related infrastructure funding announced for Alberta, Quebec

Federal-provincial funding of more than $16.3 million has been announced for four new water and wastewater projects in Alberta. In the towns of Vermilion, Barrhead and St. Paul, wastewater treatment plant upgrades...

Canada’s new $80M oil spill protection investment relies on ocean modelling, joint research

A key plank of a new federal government initiative to protect Canada’s oceans from oil spills involves a $45.5-million program to “leverage collaboration among...

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