New report highlights innovative water solutions for municipalities and regions across Canada

Report focuses on how Canadian cities can become a Water Sustainable City of the Near Future Canada faces an estimated cost of $88 billion water and wastewater infrastructure deficit and this estimate is expected to grow under a “business as usual” approach. The Blue Economy Initiative (BEI) has released a…

Canada needs innovative water strategies to capitalize on global food demand

Global demand for food is expected to double by 2050, and Canada is one of five countries with the capacity to expand its agricultural exports in a significant way. The Blue Economy Initiative (BEI) has released a new report, Better by the Drop: Revealing the value of water in Canadian agriculture,…

The Perfect Storm

Furious storms and more frequent flooding are causing water damage insurance claims to skyrocket. How can cash-strapped municipalities compensate for insufficient infrastructure? The answer may be easier (and cheaper) than you think. Climate change isn’t cheap, and Canada knows it. With governments spending close to $1 billion on flood fighting…