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Nunatsiavut: Muskrat Falls Failing to Curb Methylmercury Accumulation

September 19, 2017 - 11:17 am

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe has released a statement declaring that he’s disappointed that a key commitment to help mitigate downstream methylmercury impacts from the Muskrat Falls project is not being honoured. “When we met with Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball last October...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

Premiers Tackle Climate Change & Infrastructure in Canada's North

September 5, 2017 - 11:22 am

The premiers of Canada’s three northern territories met in Yellowknife last week to discuss sustainable development in Canada’s north, including the balance of environmental conservation, particularly in the face of climate change, and economic development. Also discussed at length was the need...

Categories: News, Northern Canada

Alberta 2017 Budget Includes $100M for Water on Reserves

March 17, 2017 - 10:07 am

The Alberta Government has released its Budget 2017, which includes $100 million in new funding to support access to water systems throughout the province, providing access to clean water for Indigenous peoples. Alberta’s provisions for water access to Indigenous people and people living on reserve...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Canadian Arctic Scientist Awarded Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research

December 7, 2016 - 9:24 am

Canadian Arctic scientist, Dr. John England, joins prestigious ranks, today accepting the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research. England is a well-known advocate for the importance of northern science and value of the Canadian Arctic landscape. His work has captured 18,000...

Categories: National, News

Water Dialogues Podcast Launched to Give Voice to Indigenous Canadians on Water Issues

May 26, 2016 - 7:26 am

Many Indigenous communities in Canada face significant water-related disparities including long-standing boil water advisories, environmental pollution, and repeated states of emergency due to flooding. In response to these challenges, an interdisciplinary team of women from four Universities—University...

Categories: Blog

Canadian Water Network Invests in Research to Integrate Traditional and Western Knowledge

May 12, 2014 - 7:53 am

The Canadian Water Network (CWN) is investing nearly $200,000 in a research project aimed at addressing the disproportionate burden First Nations communities in Canada face in terms of unsafe drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater systems, as well as drought and flood risks. The research will investigate...

Categories: National, News

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