14 06, 2018

Singapore International Water Week Scholarships Awarded to Canadian Water Leaders

2018-08-08T15:42:44+00:00June 14th, 2018|News, News Releases|

Canadian Water Network, in partnership with PUB — Singapore’s national water agency — is pleased to announce the recipients of a scholarship promoting international exchange, valued at $5,700. Three Canadian municipal water leaders have been selected to join a North American delegation to Singapore International Water Week: Susheel Arora, Director of Wastewater and Stormwater Services, Halifax [...]

14 07, 2016

Infrastructure roundtable recommendations for future-ready water systems across Canada

2018-12-05T21:59:25+00:00July 14th, 2016|News|

"Canadians know that water is one of our most precious resources and they recognize that real action is required to protect our water infrastructure for today and the future,” says the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. “This is why the Government of Canada has committed $2 billion through the recently announced [...]

16 05, 2016

Canadian Water Network Hosts Municipal Water Infrastructure Roundtable and Blue Cities Conference

2018-10-24T19:53:34+00:00May 16th, 2016|News, News Releases|

With a dramatic increase in wildfires, flooding and drought, cities need to adapt their approaches to water management. The World Economic Forum ranked water crises as the top global risk of highest concern for the next ten years. As extreme weather and urbanization continue, the world must adjust to a ‘new normal.’ At Canadian [...]

25 02, 2016

CWN-funded Researchers Named Canada Research Chairs

2018-10-24T19:54:28+00:00February 25th, 2016|News|

The Government of Canada recently announced a total of 305 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs, representing a $260-million investment in the Canada Research Chairs Program. “I’d like to extend my sincere congratulations to the latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs. The Government of Canada is proud to support these elite researchers who [...]

6 10, 2015

New report advances the discussion around hydraulic fracturing and water issues in Canada

2018-10-24T19:55:19+00:00October 6th, 2015|News, News Releases|

October 6, Waterloo, ON – Central to the vast majority of conversations about hydraulic fracturing is the issue of water – its use, its management and protection, and its ecological, social and economic importance. There are many unknowns, but this is a fast-paced and important area in which decisions being made should hinge upon scientific knowledge. [...]

11 05, 2015

Time to Apply Leading Water Knowledge for Canada’s Success

2018-10-24T19:56:48+00:00May 11th, 2015|News|

Opinion editorial submitted to The Hill Times Online. View the piece on The Hill Times website.  Author: Bernadette Conant, Executive Director, Canadian Water Network Most of us working in the water industry would agree that Canada should work towards a position of global leadership in water management. Those outside of the water industry would [...]

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