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Wastewater: An untapped resource What if we were to consider the vast quantities of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastewater discharged into the environment every day as a valuable resource rather than a costly problem? This is the paradigm shift advocated in...

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Nature for Water’, explores nature-based solutions (NBS) to the water challenges we face in the 21st century Click here to see...

The CMH Galena Lodge is situated on major feeder creek to Trout Lake. Nearby Lardeau Creek drains into Trout Lake, which eventually leads into Kootenay Lake. JOHN BOIVIN Read the full Nelson Star article here....

By James Wilt • Tuesday, February 6, 2018 On Tuesday morning, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Dominic LeBlanc officially announced the introduction of a heavily amended Fisheries Act. Read the full article here. ...

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has been tasked with reviewing changes to the Fisheries Act as part of the Government of Canada’s broader efforts to restore lost protections and introduce modern safeguards to the legislation....

FLOW MONITOR: Canadian Water Policy Watch Much has changed since FLOW's last edition – in particular, the election of a new federal government that has committed to a renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous governments, to review and modernize key environmental laws...