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
November 3, 2016 - 8:23 am
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde opened the National Housing and Infrastructure Forum in Winnipeg, MB, on November 1st by calling for a First Nations-led strategy and national action plan to put forward solutions to ensure safe and healthy housing and infrastructure...
Categories: National, News, Western Canada
September 29, 2016 - 8:33 am
The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund is an infrastructure program that will enable critical investments in local government infrastructure
Categories: News, Western Canada
October 6, 2011 - 2:18 pm
Toronto-based Capstone Infrastructure Corporation has acquired a 70 per cent interest in Bristol Water, a regulated water utility in the United Kingdom, from Suez Environnement through its subsidiary, AGBAR (Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona), for approximately $215 million.
"Bristol Water is...
Categories: International, National, News
October 7, 2010 - 8:18 am
Having just returned to my desk in Toronto after a trip to New York where I met with various infrastructure investors and investment banks, there are some clear messages that can be gleaned from these interactions. One: Canada is a very attractive place to invest. Two: water and wastewater investment...
May 20, 2010 - 12:57 pm
"The title of this session is all wrong," said Nicholas Parker at Tuesday's Water is Our Future panel at Discovery 2010. "Water is our present, not only our future."
The executive chairman of the CleanTech Group was part of a timely discussion that followed that morning's announcement revealing...
April 15, 2010 - 12:15 pm
As growing pressures combine to force investments in water infrastructure and technology of up to US$1 trillion every year between now and 2030, Jens Peers, portfolio manager of the Calvert Global Water Fund and head of Eco Funds for Dublin-based KBC Asset Management International Ltd., told reporters...
Categories: International, News
April 28, 2009 - 12:59 pm
The governments of Canada and Yukon have signed off on an almost $5-million investment for Yukon farmers with the launch of a new suite programs under Growing Forward. The funding and programs are a result of new bilateral agreements that reflect a five-year commitment to help position Canadian farmers...
Categories: News, Northern Canada
March 4, 2009 - 12:21 pm
The new initiatives of the Ontario Green Energy and Green Economy Act 2009 allow the McGuinty government to appear pretty serious about instilling green initiatives into our waning economy.
The ambitious $5-billion plan encourages the growth of renewable energy projects and pledges to reduce the lengthy...
December 12, 2008 - 9:55 am
America's water and wastewater sector looks set to decline further in 2009, as capital expenditure on crucial infrastructure projects is cut back by 12.9 per cent, according to Water Market USA, a new report published Global Water Intelligence. Restraints on borrowing, shrinking tax bases and a drop...
Categories: International, News