About Nova Water in Canada

We are a First Nation owned company with a great understanding of the issues that many communities and residents face daily. Our group of committed professionals with diverse, experienced backgrounds came together because we passionately believe that water is life, our environment is precious and we want to bring clean water to everyone!

Mission Statement

Nova Water of Canada is committed to providing a timely, scalable, cost effective, environmentally friendly, technology driven solution with immediate benefits to communities, industries, and facilities in need.

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Our Values


Our core purpose is to provide communities that are in need by transforming wastewater into clean, health giving water. We strive to provide a timely, scalable, cost effective, technology driven solution with immediate benefits.

Environmental Stewardship

We are committed to environmentally sound solutions. This is accomplished by reducing the footprint of our solution as compared to historical wastewater treatment and greatly reducing greenhouse gases.

Customer Relationship

We challenge ourselves to maintain a long term relationship with our customer by providing training, ongoing service and maintenance programs scaled to your needs.


Our business plan is to grow our reach into communities over a five year period.

Our Team

AJ Bird

AJ Bird

Non-Executive Director, Representative North America
AJ is a proud member of the Deninu K’ue First Nation from Treaty #8 in the Northwest Territories and currently resides in Nova Scotia.
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Carl N

Carl Ninine

Founding Director, Chief Administration Executive
A First Nations man from North Saskatchewan, Carl is an experienced professional and businessman, in senior executive positions and as an owner, in Canada and overseas.
[email protected]
(306) 980-9861
Jon Wierda

Jon Wierda

Founding Director, Chief Financial Executive
Jon is an experienced financial executive who has worked on solving global issues for most of his career.
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(313) 506-9254
Debra Donovan

Debra Donovan

Regional Representative Alberta, Ontario, Quebec
With offices in Ontario, Nova Scotia and Alberta, Debra is the President and sole owner of IPM Integrated Project Management Inc. (IPM), a Certified Aboriginal member of the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business.
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(647) 617-4769

Niko Lacroix

Regional Representative Atlantic Maritimes
Niko is a Mechanical Engineering graduate who is passionate about applying his scientific knowledge to the area of wastewater treatment. He has a deep desire to help deliver and promote the use of clean water in all areas of the environment, while offering the liaison of information and provision of services to communities of need.
[email protected]
(902) 213-3542
Trever Andrew

Trever Andrew

Regional Representative - British Columbia
Trever is a Certified Water and Wastewater Operator. Trever brings in his education and experience in operations and maintenance of small wastewater systems in First Nations Community. As the designer and CEO of Sewllkwe Book Water and Wastewater App, he is an expert in monitoring and management of wastewater systems. Trever is Secwepemc and resides in the interior BC territory of Secwepemctsin. His passion is in water and wastewater innovative solutions that can continue to protect and manage our water resources.
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(250) 572-0223