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Water News

Omnibus Bill C-45 Passes
Canadian Government no longer protects Environment

RBC Blue Water Project announces new Focus
The RBC Blue Water Project has announced a new focus for its 2013-14 grants, and will now support initiatives that help protect and preserve water in towns, cities, and urbanized areas.

Sewage plant upgrade on hold
North End treatment facility big phosphorus polluter

 

Upcoming Events

30th Annual Red River Basin Land & Water International Summit Conference - January 22-24, 2013 - Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND
Register Now! Find out more about the Conference Program and Drainage Workshop Agenda here

Join the Conservation in Ottawa - March 18-21, 2013
Connecting Water Resources 2013: Changing the Water Paradigm will combine a unique mix of high-level plenary discussions, focused concurrent sessions, poster presentations and opportunities for multi-sector networking activities. The updated conference program will highlight practical water management solutions and areas where changes in practice, policy and investments are making a difference within the following topic areas of: New Municipal and Community Approaches, Water in the Resource Development Sector, and Agriculture and Food ProductionRegister by January 25th to take advantage of the Early Bird rate for the unique opportunities that you will experience this March in Ottawa with the Canadian Water Network and over 400 of your water colleagues.


Resources

Council of Federation 2013 Excellence in Water Stewardship Award
The Council of the Federation invites your organization to apply, or to nominate a worthy group, for the first-ever Council of the Federation Excellence in Water Stewardship Award. It consists of a $1,000 grant, a certificate signed by the Premier and a distinctive trophy. Businesses, institutions, organizations, and community groups are eligible to apply or be nominated for this award by the deadline of January 31, 2013. The award will be presented on World Water Day, March 22, 2013. There will be one winner in each province and territory. To find out more about the Excellence in Water Stewardship Award, please contact Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship at 204-945-3814 or visit their website.
 
Lake Winnipeg Foundation Call for Proposals
The Lake Winnipeg Foundation envisions a clean,healthy Lake Winnipeg and watershed for present and future generations  To achieve this vision, we support stewardship, research and education projects that improve water quality in Lake Winnipeg and its watershed. Application forms and more information can be found online at http://www.lakewinnipegfoundation.org/the-foundation/grants/. Completed application forms are due March 1, 2013

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