Citizen Scientists Find Phosphorous Hotspots around Manitoba
The Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring Network (LWCBMN) has identified phosphorus hotspots that are contributing to harmful algae blooms on Lake Winnipeg.
Hap Wilson: Building Access to Water and Defending an Age-old Human Right
This piece is a guest blog by author, explorer, and trail builder Hap Wilson as part of our series weaving together the cultural, environmental, and historic significance of Canada’s navigable waters.
Livestock Watering Regulations
For the Water Sustainability Act to stand up to the challenges facing B.C. waterways, it needs strong policies and regulations for legs. The Province has been working on this - most recently asking for public input on proposed policy changes to livestock watering practices.
Environmental Groups Call for Full Restoration of Lost Protections for Navigable Waters
Environmental groups are calling on the Canadian government to fully restore legal protections for navigable waters. Bill C-69, which includes the newly proposed Canadian Navigable Waters Act, introduced in the House of Commons on February 8, broadens some protections for navigable waterways, but does not fully restore what was lost.
A look at Bill C-69
There are a few important items that you may have missed in last weeks 341 page environmental omnibus Bill C-69. Here we’ve broken down some of the big changes.