‘Immediate action’ needed as heat wave, drought affect farmers, ranchers
The Star Phoenix
July 28, 2021
Heat waves and historically-high temperatures this spring and summer across the Prairies and B.C. have affected ranchers, farmers and the agricultural sector.
Read the article here: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/immediate-action-needed-as-heat-wave-drought-affect-farmers-ranchers
Southern Lakes water levels continue to dip slightly in Yukon as flood response continues
July 26, 2021
The water levels in Yukon’s Southern Lakes are slowly going down — at least for now.
In a flood update issued over the weekend, the territorial government said Bennett, Tagish, and Marsh lakes, as well as Lake Laberge, had all gone down between 0.9 and 1.5 centimetres in 24 hours.
All four remain well above 2007 levels, in particular Lake Laberge, which is currently 32.1 centimetres higher.
Read the article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/southern-lakes-yukon-water-levels-1.6117764
Climate change has arrived in Sask. And it’s ‘ugly.’
July 22, 2021
As Saskatchewan experiences severe heat and dryness, CTV News spoke to John Pomeroy, the Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change and director of the Global Water Futures Program at the University of Saskatchewan, to learn what’s behind it. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.
Read the article here: https://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/climate-change-has-arrived-in-sask-and-it-s-ugly-1.5519599
NSERC CREATE for Water Security leaves lasting impact
University of Saskatchewan News
July 9, 2021
As a unique water security training program wraps up at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), the program’s leaders look back on the past six years as an overwhelming success.
Read the article here: https://news.usask.ca/articles/colleges/2021/nserc-create-for-water-security-leaves-lasting-impact.php