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Canadian Water Network to lead a national project on contaminants in wastewater

To put into clearer context the ability and opportunities to deal with wastewater contaminants in Canada, Canadian Water Network will lead a national review of known and emerging contaminants in municipal wastewater and our options to deal with them. This work is being supported by a $400,000 contribution agreement from Environment and Climate Change Canada.
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Infrastructure roundtable recommendations for future-ready water systems across Canada

"Canadians know that water is one of our most precious resources and they recognize that real action is required to protect our water infrastructure for today and the future,” says the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. “This is why the Government of

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Canadian Water Network Hosts Municipal Water Infrastructure Roundtable and Blue Cities Conference

With a dramatic increase in wildfires, flooding and drought, cities need to adapt their approaches to water management. The World Economic Forum ranked water crises as the top global risk of highest concern for the next ten years. As extreme weather and urbanization continue,

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University of Calgary Researcher Awarded CFI Funds

A research project co-led by University of Calgary Geography professor Dr. Scott Jasechko, has recently been selected to receive funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

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2016 budget highlights importance of water, science and environment

The government’s 2016 Federal budget places a strong emphasis on water and wastewater investments, including improvements to water infrastructure in First Nations communities, as well as green infrastructure. The government’s commitment to supporting science-based institutions, long-term innovation capacity in Canada and mitigating the effects of climate

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CWN-funded Researchers Named Canada Research Chairs

The Government of Canada recently announced a total of 305 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs, representing a $260-million investment in the Canada Research Chairs Program. “I’d like to extend my sincere congratulations to the latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs. The Government of Canada

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AquaHacking Summit 2016: United for the St. Lawrence

AquaHacking is a 2-day summit on water-related issues in the St. Lawrence, as well as a hackathon for digital designers and technology experts to develop applications that solve water challenges. The summit will take place on October 6 and 7, 2016, at Palais des congrès

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Funding available for municipal knowledge integration and mobilization

CWN is soliciting proposals for projects that will synthesize, mobilize and apply existing knowledge to enable municipalities to establish more sustainable and resilient cities.

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New report advances the discussion around hydraulic fracturing and water issues in Canada

A new report, Water and Hydraulic Fracturing: Where knowledge can best support decisions in Canada, issued by Canadian Water Network, provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of where effective access to research can lead to better decisions.

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Infrastructure investment plan announced by the Liberal Party of Canada

Canadian Water Network (CWN) is pleased to see water infrastructure emerging as a central element of the federal election campaign in Canada, as highlighted by the Liberals’ recent investment plan announcement. At CWN, we are working with municipal water leaders across Canada who are grappling with

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