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Nov. 01, 2018

Piapot First Nation, Sask., residents without water after treatment plant burns down

Residents on Piapot First Nation in southern Saskatchewan are in need of a new water supply after the loss of a treatment plant in a fire that broke out late Monday night. Global News reports.

Ontario to retool apprenticeship system

Ontario is taking the first steps to modernize its skilled trades and apprenticeship system to make it easier for the province to keep up in training the skilled tradespeople it says will be demanded by the economy.

Testing reveals lead contamination in Newark, N.J.

Newark, N.J., is facing questions about its water supply after state testing found elevated lead levels in lead pipes connecting the city's reservoir to homes. Newark officials had previously insisted the water was safe. CBS News report.
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B.C. study looks at snow-melting algae

Genome BC is funding research into the microbiome of the algae that causes red snow in hopes of understanding how this microbiome persists in this harsh environment and how it affects the larger ecosystem. » Learn more

CIPHEx West/BuildEx

Nov. 7-8, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Marijuana in the Workforce

Nov. 14, 2018
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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Ground Water Week

Dec. 4-6, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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