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Industry leaders launch Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association

The Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association (OCTIA), a new not-for-profit organization that aims to champion Ontario’s cleantech sector officially launched in early November 2019. Globally,...
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Ontario’s proposal to change environmental infraction fines raises red flags with critics

Ontario is looking for feedback on a new proposal that would see a major change in how monetary penalties are administered for violations of...
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French firm wins build contract for B.C.’s Annacis Island WWTP expansion

Paris-based VINCI Construction has won a $184-million contract to build new pipelines as part of an expansion for British Columbia’s Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment...
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BC First Nation wants Canadian reserves to join legal challenge for safe drinking water

A group of First Nations has announced the launch of a new campaign to affirm First Nations' human right to safe drinking water in...
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UBC students win WEF award for airport de-icing runoff treatment system

Four students from the University of British Columbia are winners of the Water Environment Federation’s 2019 Student Design Competition for their Vancouver International Airport...
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Canadian wastewater treatment provider signs agreement to eliminate pharmaceuticals in wastewater

On-site industrial wastewater treatment provider Axine Water Technologies announced the signing of a multi-year service agreement with a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer to treat wastewater...
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Canada infrastructure funding puts wastewater in the spotlight

Following a very busy two weeks of a busy year for federal water infrastructure funding announcements across Canada, ES&E reviews some of the highlights...
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Report finds a lack of trust between Ontario government and environmental community

Ontario’s environmental stewardship community and the provincial government must “address the chasm of mistrust that exists between them” says a new report from the...
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Toronto hosts the future leaders of water

Future water leaders from across the world gathered in Toronto for the 9th annual International Young Water Professionals conference in June 2019. Read the...
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A Canadian’s guide to WEFTEC 2019

Every fall, thousands of water professionals from across the globe gather for the Water Environment Federation's annual tradeshow and conference known as WEFTEC. This...

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