Cleantech

Canadian Biosolids Firm Lystek Honoured with CA Governor’s Award

The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) will be presenting Canada’s Lystek International Ltd. with a Governor’s Environmental and Economic Award (GEELA) at a special award ceremony held at EPA’s headquarters in Sacramento, California to honour the impact of its biosolids solut ...

Ontario Cleantech Solution for Fisheries Institute in Nairobi

The Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute is a state corporation which conducts research to inform fisheries management and conservation decisions. The Institute was in need of a way to quickly compare water quality parameters, both in the field and the lab. In December 2017, Ontario-b ...

Xebec CEO Kurt Sorschak talks to Cantech Letter

Kurt Sorschak Quebec-based Xebec (TSX:XBC) is a lesson in patience. For the better part of a decade CEO Kurt Sorschak toiled in relative obscurity, building a cleantech company he felt would have increasing relevance as the years passed. But for a time, Xebec, which develops, builds, sells and se ...

18 Things to Watch for in 2018

by futurists Richard Worzel & Kit Worzel 2018 is going to be remarkable in many different ways. Indeed, when we put together our lists for the most important changes ahead in 2018, we wound up with so many we decided we couldn’t discuss them all, and settled on 18 things for 2018 (catchy, right?) ...

These Canadian cleantech stocks will go up in 2018, analyst say

UGE International CEO Nick Blitterswyk Cleantech stocks have not captured the imagination of Canadian investors for some time. It’s not that there aren’t reasons. Perhaps some got burned by Timminco, the shrouded-in-mystery solar player that soared and then crashed when its “revolutionary ...

Top 5 Water Technology and Innovation Stories 2017

1. Global trade agenda Welcome to 2017, where some have declared that Canada has lost control of its global trade agenda. There is great uncertainty around NAFTA, Brexit, the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), Latin America, and India and what these agreements will mean for Canadian trade. ...

Feds Commit to Best In Class Stormwater Management for New Buildings

The Government of Canada has committed to leading by example on climate change and will actively pursue potable water use and stormwater management efficiencies in new buildings. The government announced today it has set a new target to reduce GHG emissions by 80 per cent by 2050, relative to 2005 ...

Ontario Invests in Water Project to Reduce GHGs

Ontario has announced the first recipients of TargetGHG—a program that helps companies adopt leading-edge technologies in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while supporting entrepreneurs. One of the collaborative projects will target emissions from the water and wastewater sector. The prov ...

Canada-China Cleantech Mission Celebrates Water

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, released the a photo and statement today after returning from a successful engagement with the Canadian companies on the clean-technology trade mission to China. Minister McKenna said, “Canadian companies have expertise and solut ...

Ostara Nutrient Technologies Makes List of Cleantech Export Stars

As part of Export Development Canada’s (EDC) Cleantech Export Week, EDC has announced its first Cleantech Export Stars, the top three Canadian companies that have bridged the gap between domestic and international success in the cleantech industry, including Ostara Nutrient Technologies, Inc. “ ...