Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

Report Warns Climate Change to Increase Health Costs and Inequities

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Governments can save lives and minimize costs by investing proactively in measures that improve people's health and security in the face of rising climate...

Funds to Turn Old Plastic Into New Opportunities in B.C.

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Turning plastics from old car batteries into new ones, developing artificial intelligence to sort plastics for recycling, and supporting local micro-recycling facilities are among...

Survey Reveals Concern for Achieving Net Zero Targets

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A survey by GHD, one of the world’s leading professional services companies, has found that only 47 per cent of Canadian consumers and 42 per...

Prime Minister Takes Stronger Action on Climate Change

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During today’s Leaders Summit on Climate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced that Canada will enhance emissions reduction target under the Paris Agreement – known...

Earth Day 2021 Activities Available Virtually

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Happy Earth Day across Canada and globally. The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Let's Take Care of the Planet," which focuses on...

Environmental Surveillance Can Provide Early Warning System for Detecting COVID-19

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Wastewater samples prove everyone infected with COVID-19 releases a little of the rapidly evolving disease, according to researchers at Western University in London, Ontario. While...

Ontario’s Record-Breaking Recovery Budget Not Green Enough?

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Ontario’s Minister of Finance and president of the Treasury Board, Peter Bethlenfalvy, has released the 2021 budget, Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our...

Innovative Efforts to Restore Contaminated Sites in B.C.

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The British Columbia government is launching a first-of-its-kind effort to restore oil and gas “legacy sites” across northeastern B.C. This initiative is expected to...

Green and Inclusive: How FCM’s CEO is Helping Municipalities Build Back...

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Carole Saab, the chief executive officer of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) brings a clear and ambitious vision for Canadian municipalities on the...

ESAA Calls for Abstracts for Virtual EnviroTech Conference

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With the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) EnviroTech conference will once again be on-line, scheduled for June 2nd and...
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