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Report: Canada's Cleantech Sector Needs Policy Encouragement

April 20, 2017 - 11:32 am

A new report from Analytica Advisors has said that Canada’s cleantech sector will struggle if federal policy fails to appropriately encourage the market. The report, 2017 Canadian Clean Technology Industry Report, says that Canada’s federal government wants to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon...

Categories: National, News

Report: Canada's Boreal Houses World's Largest Water Source

March 16, 2011 - 1:22 pm

Canada's boreal, the world's largest intact forest and on-land carbon storehouse, contains more unfrozen freshwater than any other ecosystem, says a new report from Pew Environment Group. A Forest of Blue: Canada's Boreal Forest, the World's Waterkeeper compiles decades of research and finds that...

Categories: National, News

AMERICANA: Day One

March 18, 2009 - 6:16 am

Day One passed with much talk of the economy and how it's affecting environmental businesses. Not surprisingly, most of the non-technical sessions had a money focus. One delegate asked a panel on the cleantech landscape how to turn investor attitudes from "Hm. This is so cheap right now" to "Wow...

Categories: International, National, News, Quebec

Water Bankruptcy

February 6, 2009 - 8:50 am

Another study-this time international-has claimed that water is underpriced and overused. The world simply cannot manage water in the future in the same way as in the past or the economic web will collapse, warns the new report from the World Economic Forum. As the world economy expands, the report...

Categories: International, News

Fighting the Water Battle

February 3, 2009 - 9:04 am

Maude Barlow has mesmerizing rhetoric. Last Thursday night, she and CUPE Ontario president Sid Ryan made their penultimate stop on their Unbottle It! tour, and every shocking statistic in Barlow's repertoire brought surprised gasps and clucking tongues from all corners of the room. Needless to...

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