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Engineers Canada to head global environment committee
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Engineers Canada will chair the World Federation of Engineering Organizations' (WFEO) Committee on Engineering and the Environment for the next four-year term. The position, accepted during the World ...
11/26/2007 | Full Story

Municipal infrastructure will need $123 billion to ward off collapse, says FCM
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The physical foundations of Canada's cities and communities are "near collapse," with nearly 80% of Canada's infrastructure past its service life, says the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)....
11/26/2007 | Full Story

Failure to act on critical environment issues threatens human survival, UNEP warns
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Serious, still-unresolved environmental issues such as climate change, degradation of air, water and land, and unsustainable pressure on resources are putting humanity's very survival at risk, says th...
10/29/2007 | Full Story

Federal Throne Speech overlooks real priorities, could complicate compliance
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Under the guise of strong leadership, the federal government's October 16 Throne Speech promises little more for the environment than making industry's job of compliance somewhat more complex than it ...
10/22/2007 | Full Story

Alberta, Ottawa start funding green infrastructure projects through CAMRIF
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Medicine Hat and Brooks are the first Alberta communities to benefit from project funding through the new Canada-Alberta Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (CAMRIF). The two municipalities have toget...
3/12/2007 | Full Story

Energy from municipal waste demonstration plant to be built in Edmonton
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EDMONTON, ALTA-A $29-million allocation from Alberta's Energy Innovation Fund will be used to help design and build a facility in Edmonton to convert municipal waste into electricity. The facility, to...
12/4/2006 | Full Story

New Brunswick municipalities receive gas tax funds for infrastructure improvements
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FREDERICTON, NB-Seven New Brunswick municipalities have received a total of over $2.3 million as their first payment under a federal-provincial agreement for the transfer of federal gas tax revenues a...
8/28/2006 | Full Story

Gas tax revenue-sharing agreement will provide $82M for environmental projects in Nfld
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ST JOHN'S, NFLD-A four-year funding agreement with the federal government will direct $82.3 million in federal gas tax revenues toward environmentally sustainable municipal infrastructure projects in...
8/14/2006 | Full Story

Gas tax payments support sustainability projects in Greater Vancouver communities
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VANCOUVER, BC-More than $29 million was recently distributed to 151 local governments outside of the Greater Vancouver area and to the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority (GVTA). The funds repr...
8/14/2006 | Full Story

Golden Horseshoe growth plan includes more than 37 environmental projects
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TORONTO, ONT-Making certain that water and wastewater infrastructure is in place to support growth is a priority of Ontario's recently-released Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The plan i...
7/17/2006 | Full Story



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