- 3 New Directors Appointed to Waterfront Toronto
The Government of Canada has appointed three new directors to the Waterfront Toronto Board of Directors. Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced that Sevaun Palvetzian, Janet Rieksts-Alderman, and Mazyar Mortazavi will take positions on the board. The new directors, from various backgrounds and fields of expertise in Toronto, will bring a wealth of […]
- Tla’amin Assessing Water, Fish Ahead of Hydroelectric Development
The Tla’amin Nation in British Columbia has received funding from the B.C. First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) to conduct a feasibility study for the establishment of three-megawatt hydroelectric facility. The nation will use $40,000 from the FNCEBF to study fish habitats in the project area and carry out geotechnical, archeological, and water-quality assessments. […]
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- Canadian Arctic Scientist Awarded Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research
Canadian Arctic scientist, Dr. John England, joins prestigious ranks, today accepting the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research. England is a well-known advocate for the importance of northern science and value of the Canadian Arctic landscape. His work has captured 18,000 years of glacial and sea level history extending to the modern day. […]
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- Few things are more valuable than time
Without a home water tap, Manjula had no choice but to carry a 20-30 pound water container back-and-forth each day to a community water tank about a kilometer from her home.
- Make it rain
Depending on their situation, many of the world's poor often don't need charity as much as they need access to affordable loans.
- Get in on the ground floor
For a mother of four, access to a water connection would mean so much more than a safe drink – it would help her earn more money and improve her family's home.