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Unveiling Years or Transformative Change

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AquaAction and Réseau Environnement: united for freshwater innovation

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AquaAction Entrepreneur: Pioneering Innovation in Freshwater Solutions 

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Set Sail on a Learning Journey: AquaHacking Great Lakes Challenge Info-Sessions!

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The AquaHacking Quebec 2023 Challenge Final: An event not to be missed!

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La Finale du Défi AquaHacking Québec 2023: Un rendez-vous à ne pas manquer !

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Water Rangers : Les champions du Défi AquaHacking deviennent les intendants du Watershed Report grâce au soutien d'AquaAction. 

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Water Rangers: From AquaHacking Champions to Watershed Report Stewards with AquaAction's Support

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WWF-Canada’s Watershed Reports have a new home at Water Rangers, powered by AquaAction.

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Les Rapports sur les Bassins Versants du WWF-Canada sont désormais présenté par Water Rangers, commandité par AquaAction.

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AquaAction s'associe à 1% pour la planète : Un remarquable témoignage de solidarité

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AquaAction Partners with 1% for the Planet: A Remarkable Journey of Connection

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The RBC Foundation through RBC Tech for Nature partners with AquaAction

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Discover the finalist teams of the Quebec 2023 AquaHacking Challenge

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Students Unite to Tackle Freshwater Challenges in Atlantic Canada

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AquaAction Expands to the United States, Doubling its Impact

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Meet the teams behind the 5-finalist of Atlantic Canada AquaHacking Challenge

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TC aims at being 'global epicenter' of water economy

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AquaEntrepreneur Quebec, one year of impactful water innovation!

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AquaAction and Northwestern Michigan College team up to launch the first bi-national AquaHacking Challenge for the Great Lakes

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AquaAction applauds the Canadian government's Budget 2023 for its commitment to protecting Canada

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A pilot project by AquaEntrepreneur Québec: Clean Nature & City of L'Assomption

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A pilot project by AquaEntrepreneur Québec: Clean Nature & City of L'Assomption

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Meet the AquaHacking Atlantic Canada Finalist!

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Soula Chronopoulos Joins AquaAction as President

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Dive in our 2022 impact!

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At home water testing device.

CBC Compass

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[Drinkable] Matt Mizzi - Resilience In Water Tech

ONSIDE PODCAST

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How can we protect our water for future generations? The perspective of a startup

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Francois de Gaspé Beaubien at Brentwood TedX 2022 - FORWARD - New Horizons

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Drinkable Wins $55K BIC Prize

Entrevestor

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30 Startups with Potential for Massive Impact and Scalability Win 2022 Ocean Startup Challenge

Ocean Startup Project

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How AquaHacking Helped Jumpstart my Entrepreneurial Journey

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5 water issues to Hack Through the AquaHacking Atlantic Canada Challenge!

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Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink! How Can Digital Tech & Collaborations Help Us Preserve and Restore Our Precious Freshwater?

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Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink! How Can Digital Tech & Collaborations Help Us Preserve and Restore Our Precious Freshwater?

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[Clean Catch + Marine Way] Sixty Idea and Early Stage Startups Shortlisted for the 2022 Ocean Startup Challenge

Ocean Startup Project

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Competition to Solve Water Issues Begins in Atlantic Canada

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Nova Scotia’s Matthew Mizzi talks about his ‘Drinkable’ startup

Atlantic Business Magazine

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TYPHA CO. CLOSES THE CIRCLE ON LAKE WINNIPEG POLLUTION

Supply Chain Manitoba

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Humans Behind AquaAction : Sylvie Charbonneau

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Have you met Ted? AquaAction experience at Startupfest 2022 

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Becoming the CEO of Drinkable Water Solutions & Empowering Water Automomy

The Curiosity Podcast

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Becoming the CEO of Drinkable Water Solutions & Empowering Water Automomy

The Curiosity Podcast

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Humans Behind AquaAction: Meet Our Summer Interns!

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[Equador] Are you still sourcing topographic data the old way?

GOGEOMATICS CANADA

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BlueTech Forum : In Person Again in Canada

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AquaAction: Nourishing a thriving water tech community

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[O'Land & ILOS] Le Printemps numérique au Festival Eurêka!

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Database Analyst

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Communications Intern

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AquaAction at Salon des TEQ

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[Drinkable] Drinkable Opening Pre-Orders, Raising $350K

Entrevestor

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Humans Behind AquaAction: Anne-Pascale Richardson

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Government of Québec supports AquaAction

Water Canada

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Francois de Gaspé Beaubien on CTV Calgary for Earth Day

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AquaEntrepreneur Québec program receives 2 048 297 $

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The Co-operators helps close first funding round of Geosapiens

Insurance Business Magasin

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[Drinkable] The future of water testing is clear for this cleantech company

Volta

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AquaAction and de Gaspe Beaubien Foundation launch campaign to highlight innovative solutions to critical freshwater issues in Canada

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Aquaaction & la Fondation De Gaspé Beaubien lancent une campagne de sensibilisation nationale

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Nationwide Awareness Campaign to Highlight Innovative Solutions to Critical Freshwater Issues in Canada Launched

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Young Innovators Solving Critical Freshwater Issues

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[CANN Forecast] Celebrating female leadership in the Canadian environment sector

Environment Journal

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AquaAction & IBM: Renewed Partnership

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AquaAction & IBM: Renewed Partnership

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AquaAction Renews and Strenghthens its partnership with Ovivo

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Ovivo Renews and Strengthens its Partnership with AquaAction

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[Particuleye] A Diverse Team of Young Entrepreneurs Answers the Microplastics Challenge with Support from Global Water Institute Researchers

Global Water Institute

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Water Rangers Making Waves in British Columbia

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Chembrains Developing Water Tech Solution Supported by ÉTS Students

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Simon Olivier to Join AquaAction Board as Lead Director

AquaAction

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2021 Finalists are forging ahead with the development of their solutions

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CANN FORECAST – PREDICTING WATER QUALITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE VULNERABILITY USING AI-POWERED MODELS

Clobe Research - Spotlight series

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[Geosapiens + Blue Lion Labs + Mapple Precision] 3 alumni receive seed funding from SDTC

Sustainable Development Technology Canada

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Lake Erie, Niagara River important to Niagara Falls man; Gavin Coman part of Water Rangers

St Catharines Standard

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[CANN Forecast] Leveraging Technology to Tackle Water Issues in the Context of Climate Change

Canadian Science Policy Magasin

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[EcoWater] USask Engineering grads students place third in AquaHacking Challenge

USASK ENGINEERING COMMUNICATIONS

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[Blue Lion Labs] Innovator combats algal bloom that may kill fish

Mitacs

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[CANN Forecast] Discover 5 Top Water Grid Monitoring Solutions

StartUs Insights

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[CANN Forecast] Towards Better Governance of Urban Data: Concrete Examples of Success

Urban AI

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[Water Rangers] Opinion: Time to address Saskatchewan’s water quality woes

The Star Phoenix

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Kelowna students' backpack-sized water filtration unit wins $20K prize - Kelowna Daily Courier

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Drinkable Water Wins Ready2Launch

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[SIP] UBCO engineering students finding solutions to water problems

CASTANET

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Western Canada AquaHacking Challenge 2021 Winners Announced

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[Poly-Mer] With canoes and kayaks, they’re looking for microplastics in the St. Lawrence

CBC News

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AquaHacking Western Canada Challenge E-Booklet 2021

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[Drinkable] 48 Top Sensor Startups and Companies in Canada

Best Startup Canada

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Communication Internship Autumn 2021

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Blaine Favel, CEO of Kanata Earth, joins the AquaAction Board

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An Afternoon with Matys Tessier from Ozero Solutions AH BC '20, on the shores of the Petit Lac Magog

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Western Canada 2021 AquaHacking Challenge Allows Engineering Students to Foster their Creativity

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[SIP] IEI recipients making great strides this summer

UBC School of Engineering

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CWRA Water News Magazine : Five Foundational Pillars for the Canada Water Agency

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Coast to Coast Cleantech Road Trip: CANN Forecast, Montreal, Quebec

Foresight Canada

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CWRA Water News Magazine : A unique opportunity for young innovators interested in tackling water issues

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Foresight : University Students Tackle Water Challenges with Tech Solutions

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Gaspé Beaubien Foundation : Supporting the technologies of tomorrow

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Bienvenue à la cohorte Aquahacking Kickstart ! | Bienvenue to the Aquahacking Kickstart Cohort!

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BC '20 AquaHacking Finalists: What Are They Up To Now?

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Atlantic Canada '20 AquaHacking Finalists: What Are They Up To Now?

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Lake Winnipeg '20 AquaHacking Finalists: What Are They Up To Now?

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AquaHacking Alumni Start-ups Currently Hiring!

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3 of top 4 AquaHacking teams are from UBCO

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Kelowna presence among AquaHacking Challenge finalists

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[Blue Lion Labs] Five up-and-coming entrepreneurs recognized for breakthrough innovations

Mitacs

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FOUR UNIVERSITY TEAMS SELECTED TO MOVE ON IN WESTERN CANADA AQUAHACKING CHALLENGE 2021

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Article Co-Authored by Aqua Forum Program Manager & Intern Published in Water Canada Magazine

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Article Co-Authored by Aqua Forum Program Manager & Intern Published in Water Canada Magazine

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Investment in AI Business Blue Lion Labs Ltd

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2 Internship Positions for Summer 2021

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Webinar Summary: Presenting the newly created BleuImpact Fund

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AquaHacking Challenge Participants Gain Exclusive Access to Professional Development Tools

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[Bello] Re-inventing the beverage industry

Bello

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[CANN Forecast] The Lean Startup Mentality for Canada’s AI Scale-Ups

The Future Economy

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Foresight and Aqua Forum Partner to Kickstart Canadian Watertech Startups

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The AquaHacking 2021 Info-Sessions You Don't Want to Miss

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Aqua Forum and Cycle Capital’s BlueImpact fund of announce a collaboration

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Kariann Aarup, Director of the AquaHacking Challenge, panelist in the Canada Water Agency National Freshwater Policy Forum

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AquaHacking Challenge Expands into Western Canada for 2021

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News release: AquaHacking Western Canada Announcement

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A dive into Ovivo's AquaHacking experience with Glenn Cattani & Alex Neamtiu

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A dive into Ovivo's AquaHacking experience with Glenn Cattani & Alex Neamtiu

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Purpose before Profit with Noor Tajik from Water Secure

Regina District Industry Education Council

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[Series] Humans Behind AquaHacking: Waterlution

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Discover the waterNEXT Ecosystem Map co-created by Aqua Forum, Foresight, IISD

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A Concrete Example: It Takes a Village to Develop a Successful Water Tech Startup, by Geosapiens, AquaHacking '18

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A dive into Ovivo's AquaHacking experience with Christopher Lewis

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Summary of Jonathan Grant's talk with AquaHacking Alumni to wrap up Imagine H2O Water Innovation Week 2020

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Report by Aqua Forum and the de Gaspé Beaubien Foundation on Canada Water Agency webinar discussions

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Incorporating the AquaHacking Challenge in my Sustainable Engineering Design Course

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Matys Tessier, cofounder of Ozero, AquaHacking British Columbia '20, shares his reflections on IH2O WIW2020

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Alumnus Ivo Arrey, co-founder of AbbaTek (AquaHacking Lake Winnipeg '20) shares reflections on IH2O WIW2020

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Lake Winnipeg 2020 AquaHacking covered in Global News

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Young Manitoban Innovators Win $20,000 Seed Funding in National Competition to Save Lake Winnipeg

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THAT’S A WRAP! HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ATLANTIC CANADA 2020 AQUAHACKING CHALLENGE

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AquaHacking Lake Winnipeg Challenge Final Program

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Insights on IH2O WIW2020: Alumni representative from Water Rangers, AquaHacking '15

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A look back at the tech startup competition in Atlantic Canada

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On the road to the AquaHacking Lake Winnipeg Final

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Lettre ouverte – Fondation de Gaspé Beaubien & Aqua Forum saluent l’interdiction des plastiques

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Open Letter - Fondation de Gaspé Beaubien & Aqua Forum commends the ban on single-use plastics

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Open Letter - Fondation de Gaspé Beaubien & Aqua Forum commends the ban on single-use plastics

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AquaHacking Alumni participating in Imagine H2O Water Innovation Week 2020 virtual conference

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Great Lakes Now article on panel discussion about data & innovation considerations for the Canada Water Agency

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Great Lakes Now article on panel discussion about data & innovation considerations for the Canada Water Agency

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Presenting webinar series on the Canada Water Agency: Role of Quebec and raising awareness

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Aqua Forum co-organizes panel webinar: How the Canada Water Agency can incorporate data and innovation considerations

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Aqua Forum applaud blue and green recovery plan Speech of the Throne

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AquaHacking Atlantic Canada Challenge Final Program

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Les humains derrière AquaHacking : Yasmeenah & Zenon de Hackworks

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[Series] Humans behind AquaHacking: Yasmeenah and Zenon from Hackworks

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Press release-Announcement by the Government of Quebec and the Government of Canada

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#69 INTERVIEW DES PÉPITES - BELLO SOLUTIONS

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[Series] Humans behind AquaHacking: Nicolina and Juliette

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Les humains derrière AquaHacking : Nicolina & Juliette

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[Series] Humans behind AquaHacking: Kariann Aarup

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Helping save the lake, local pair represents at AquaHacking Final, WinnipegPress

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Water Rangers, AquaHacking’15, celebrates its 5-year anniversary!

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Alumni startup Ozero, AquaHacking BC '20, featured in article by La Tribune

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Press release: Aqua Forum announces continued partnership with the RBC Foundation

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Ozero, AquaHacking BC '20, presents to OBWB Board of Directors

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Solution Series : Ozero, AquaHacking BC '20

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[Series] Humans behind AquaHacking: Catherine van Reenen from IISD

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Future Farm, semi-finalist team Lake Winnipeg '20 Challenge, work with AquaHacking Alumni program to continue app development

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Bello Solutions, AquaHacking '19, launches a GoFundMe Campaign to finalize prototype

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3 start-ups founded by AquaHacking Alumni featured in WWF-Canada Water Tech Innovators webinar

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2020 B.C. AquaHacking Challenge Winners Announced Water Canada

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AquaHacking Names 5 Finalists Entrevestor

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Clean Nature, alumni from AquaHacking '19, are accepted in the Esri Start-Up Program

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AquaHacking alum Naysan Saran, '16, serves as judge in BC AquaHacking Challenge Final

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Blue Lion Labs, AquaHacking '17, launches new website

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Five Saint Mary’s students among the finalists of the Atlantic AquaHacking Challenge

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These Quebec students are trying to keep invasive zebra mussels out of B.C. Interior lakes

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[Series] Humans behind AquaHacking: Atlantic Water Network

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Nine UNB students make finals for Atlantic AquaHacking Challenge

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AquaHacking alumni startups CANN Forecast and Geosapiens featured in virtual BlueTech Forum Connect

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AquaHacking Challenge 2020 B.C winners announced!

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AquaHacking B.C Final Program

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Watermark Spring 2020

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The Green Stop, AquaHacking '19, wins the Social Innovation CANIE Award in Quebec!

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Youth Leading Innovation by Melissa Dick & Kariann Aarup

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Youth Leading Innovation by Melissa Dick & Kariann Aarup

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2 internship positions for this summer

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The Green Stop, AquaHacking '19, adapting solution to hand-washing station

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Dr. Robert Liang, AquaHacking ’18 alum, adapting solution for use in hospitals in light of COVID-19

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Members of The Green Stop, AquaHacking ’19 alumni, responding to public health needs in light of COVID-19

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Lauren Smith, AquaHacking ’17 alum, contributing to the fight against COVID-19

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COVID-19 Advisory Update - Aqua Forum pivots all programming to virtual

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TOP FIVE TEAMS ANNOUNCED IN B.C. AQUAHACKING CHALLENGE SEMI-FINAL

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OKANAGAN WATER BOARD AND AQUA FORUM DEMONSTRATE TECH AGILITY IN FACE OF COVID-19 - PIVOT EVENT TO 100% VIRTUAL

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COVID-19 ADVISORY - Aqua Forum is closely monitoring the situation

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[Series] Humans behind AquaHacking: Carolina Restrepo

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Solving freshwater issues across Atlantic Canada through technology and entrepreneurship

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Nicolas Fortin-St Gelais, AquaHacking '16 alum, at Atlantic Canada AquaHacking Challenge Kick-Off event

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[Series] Humans behind AquaHacking: Melissa Dick

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AquaHacking Lake Winnipeg - Conservation challenge comes to Manitoba (The Selkirk Record)

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Dr. Robert Liang, AquaHacking '18 alum, at Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge Kick-Off event

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WWF-Canada Announces Generation Water Tech Challenge Award Recipients (3 of them are AquaHacking Alumni)

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The 8-month hackathon aimed at finding solutions for Lake Winnipeg's water issues (CTVNews)

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[Alumni: ErieGO, AH'17] 2017 AquaHacking Challenge participant reflects on his experience

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[Press Release] The pre-incubator AquaHacking expands its network across Canada

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[Press Release] RBC Launches Tech for Nature

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[Alumni: PolyGone Technologies, AH '17] Tackling microplastics pollution, CO2 emissions and battery waste (The Globe and Mail)

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AquaHacking 2019 report is out!

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[Alumni: The Green Stop, AH '19] AquaHacking sponsor Sanexen supports attendance of 2019 alumni at water symposium in Montreal

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AquaHacking Challenge launched in Okanagan to help address B.C. freshwater issues

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Key take-away points: Political parties' views on Canadian water, environmental issues

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[Alumni: Maple Precision, AH '17] Accepted into the first cohort of AVIN’s Waterloo Ventures

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[Press Release] Green Stop’s express hydration station takes top spot at AquaHacking 2019

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Improving the world’s water (Global News Morning Montreal)

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Opinion: It's time for Canada to phase out plastic bottles (The Gazette)

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[Alumni: Maple Precision, AH '17] Maple Precision take home $50K at 25th Velocity Fund Pitch Competition

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AquaHacking competition wants to solve the world's water issues (CTV News)

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Ask your environmental questions to the federal parties for the debate!

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AquaHacking alumni CANN Forecast interviewed on MétéoMédia

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The national AquaHacking Challenge is coming to the Okanagan for the first time.

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Unexpected sixth finalist team at semi-finals

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AquaHacking is one of the winners of the 2019 Great Lakes Leadership Award

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AquaHacking - A modern approach to solving freshwater challenges

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Contest winners seek technological solutions to help save St.Lawrence River

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Hacking competition finalist makes a splash into the entrepreneurial scene

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Hacking the watershed

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Startup developing resuable laundry sheet to remove microplastics

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AquaHacking competition encourages tech to tackle word’s water problems by working with cities

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