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Small Ontario town split over mayor’s plea to create wastewater plant

To keep pace with population growth and business demands in the Town of Erin, located 80 kilometres northwest of Toronto, local officials are vying...
construction of the wastewater treatment plant in Thompson, Manitoba

Construction underway for Thompson, Manitoba’s new SBR wastewater treatment plant

The foundation is laid and construction is underway for the City of Thompson’s new $36.5-million single centralized wastewater treatment facility, featuring a sequencing batch...
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NTWWA ponders Iqaluit’s water shortage and developing new wastewater standard

The Northern Territories Water and Waste Association’s (NTWWA) annual conference was held in Iqaluit, Nunavut, from November 6 to 10, 2017 at the Frobisher Inn.

World’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence now available in Canada

Global water technology company Xylem, announced that has developed the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. This new smart, interconnected wastewater pumping...
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B.C. plant-based foods manufacturer fined for Fisheries Act violation

On February 19, 2018, veggie food producer Garden Protein International Inc. (Gardein), pleaded guilty in the Provincial Court of British Columbia to one count...
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How will climate change affect extreme rainfall in Newfoundland and Labrador?

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador recognized in its 2011 Climate Change Action Plan that climate change is a long-term challenge for the province, with significant environmental, economic and social impacts.

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...

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...
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Mining company in British Columbia fined for Fisheries Act violations

On January 12, 2018, Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. was ordered to pay $200,000 after pleading guilty, in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, to violations...
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Ontario food manufacturer fined for offences relating to discharging process water

On January 17, 2018, Sun-Brite Foods Inc. was convicted of two offences under the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA), and one offence under the...

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