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  1. Lawsuit Seeks To Halt Canada-US Oil Pipeline Over Water Pollution Risk

    13 Jan 2021- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent St Paul MN, United States Last month, opponents of Canadian pipeline company Enbridge’s new $2.6bn Line 3 Canada-US oil pipeline replacement project have filed a lawsuit to halt construction following concerns ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 11:35

  2. Christmas Oil Spill Hits North Saskatchewan River

    3 Jan 2021- 08:06 by Local Press Report EDMONTON Global News Contaminated water that leaked from an oilfield pipeline on Christmas Day has entered the North Saskatchewan River but has had no detectable impact on it, says a spokesman for Calgary-based oil ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:06

  3. Indigenous Canadian Water Utility Seeks Commercial Opportunities

    15 Dec 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report VERNON GlobeNewswire The first Indigenous owned and operated water utility in Canada developed by way of Public-Private-Community Partnership (PPCP), is a step closer to reality with a formal agreement signed last ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2020 - 11:22

  4. Canada: Over $1 Billion USD New Investment In Clean Water Supply For First Nations

    8 Dec 2020- 06:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat OTTAWA, Canada The Minister of Indigenous Services of the Government of Canada has announced $1.18 Billion USD in additional investments to accelerate work on lifting all long-term water advisories in First Natio ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  5. Canada Supports Community Health And Water Quality Projects

    18 Nov 2020- 06:40 by Local Press Report WEST VANCOUVER Newswire Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, Patrick Weiler, a ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2020 - 06:40

  6. Neskantaga First Nation Reports First Coronavirus Case Amid Tainted Water Crisis

    18 Nov 2020- 06:47 by Local Press Report KENORA Global News A First Nations community in Northern Ontario that was recently evacuated amid a tainted water crisis has reported its first case of the novel coronavirus, its chief confirmed Friday. In a tweet, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2020 - 06:47

  7. Neskantaga First Nation Still Without Running Water

    10 Nov 2020- 08:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat KENORA, Canada The Nestakantaga indigenous community in Canada has had no running water since last month after high levels of hydrocarbons in the water supply prompted officials to shut it off, which led to an e ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  8. Polluted Water Spilled By Canadian Oil Company

    2 Nov 2020- 10:21 by Local Press Report RAINBOW LAKE Airdrie Today Husky Energy is cleaning up after one of its pipelines in northwestern Alberta spilled 900,000 litres of produced water, a byproduct of oil and gas extraction that sometimes contains resid ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2020 - 10:21

  9. Trudeau To Renege On Pledge To End Boil-Water Advisories For First Nations By 2021?

    3 Nov 2020- 06:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat OTTAWA, Canada Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to commit to a pledge to end boil-water advisories on First Nations (Indigenous) communities by March 2021. Questioned by reporters on the issue on ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  10. Canadian First Nation Evacuates 60 Over Water Crisis

    26 Oct 2020- 07:31 by Local Press Report KENORA Global News A First Nation community in northwestern Ontario that has been under a boil water advisory for more than 25 years says it is evacuating some of its members after a new issue with its water supply ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2020 - 08:00

  11. Canada: Stand-off Between Indigenous And Commercial Fishermen Over Water Access Rights

    29 Sep 2020- 07:05 by Local Press Report HALIFAX CTV News Sunday proved to be a tense day in St. Mary's Bay in Saulnierville, N.S., and saw commercial fishermen remove hundreds of lobster traps set by Indigenous fishermen from the water. "No law ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2020 - 07:05

  12. Guaranteeing Water Flows To Conserve And Restore Biodiversity

    23 Sep 2020- 07:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat MONTREAL, Canada The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has launched a new “report card” which is an authoritative overview of the state of nature, marking progress made against 20 global bi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  13. Vast Amounts Of Blue Jeans Microfibre Pollution

    3 Sep 2020- 16:22 by Local Press Report TORONTO New Scientist They may be a comfortable, convenient choice for those working at home, but blue jeans could be harming the planet. Microfibres of indigo denim have been discovered in vast quantities in water ...

    Local Press Report - 09/03/2020 - 16:22

  14. Rapid Growth Of Glacial Lakes Due To Climate Change

    2 Sep 2020- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CALGARY, Canada Global glacier lake volume rose by about 48% between 1990 and 2018 in response to climate change and glacier retreat, it has been revealed in a new, largest-ever study of glacial lakes.   Resear ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2020 - 07:06

  15. Nine Youth Projects Awarded Funding For Community Water Initiatives

    12 Aug 2020- 06:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat MONTREAL, Canada The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) and Solidarity Water Europe have announced the winners of the “Global Youth Take Action” campaign the organisations launched in May. Among the submi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

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