News & Events : Canadian Water Network

By: Canadian Water Network  09-12-2011
Keywords: Water Management, Ecological Integrity

Atlantic regional workshop for students and young professionals
Develop communication and facilitation skills to work and engage with others/p>

The European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Venice International University are pleased to announce their annual European Summer School in Resource and Environmental Economics for PhD students.
The 2012 summer school will take place from July 1 to 7, 2012 at Venice International University on the island of San Servolo [..]

Imagine life without a toilet. No toilets in your home or at work, no public toilets, no toilets anywhere. Imagine the mess. Imagine the disease. It’s hard to imagine life without something we take for granted, but this is the daily reality for 2.6 billion people.
Almost 40% of the world’s population does not have access [..]

WWF-US has just released Shifting course: Climate adaptation for water management institutions.
Building upon existing research in several fields, Shifting course identifies a set of common principles for climate-adaptive institutions. Case studies from Nepal, Brazil, Tanzania, the United States and Australia are used to explore these principles and to highlight different institutional responses to climate change [..]

OTTAWA, November 17, 2011 — A new report released today by the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRT) says that if Canada is to ensure a sustainable water supply — which is crucially important to the prosperity of industries in the natural resources sector — governments at all levels will need [..]

NEW YORK, November 16, 2011 — The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Water Disclosure Global Report finds that 57% of the 190 publicly listed organizations that participated in the survey report board-level oversight of water policies, strategies or plans.
By comparison, a report released by CDP in September 2011 showed that 94% of Global 500 companies report [..]

More than a decade after deadly gaps in drinking water management caused the deaths of seven people in Walkerton, Ontario, Ecojustice has released Waterproof 3, its third drinking water report card, which concludes that the federal government is still failing to ensure all Canadians have reliable access to safe, clean water.
Every five years, Ecojustice examines [..]

Master’s opportunity
Developing nutrient criteria to protect the ecological integrity of Lower Great Lakes Tributaries in southern Ontario, Canada
A motivated MSc student is being sought for a unique opportunity in the Department of Geography at the University of Western Ontario to conduct research as part of a joint initiative with Environment Canada to develop nutrient criteria [..]

The Blue Economy Initiative aims to shed light on the connection between water and our economy.
First report released: Major new study of the contribution of water to the Canadian economy

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Keywords: Ecological Integrity, Water Management,

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Events : Canadian Water Network

Ecological flow requirements — Integrating current science into practical management of river systems will bring together EFR practitioners and experts to help develop steps toward integrating EFR into water management and planning in the Grand River watershed. Thursday, November 3, 6–9 p.m. at The Richmond477 Richmond Street West in TorontoJoin Waterlution in launching the Waterlution Toronto Hub, “Building active networks of water leaders.


Opportunities : Canadian Water Network

Apply by Friday, September 9, 2011The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada — a young and rapidly evolving organization — is looking for its first coordinator, an individual who will have the chance to shape the future of a new network committed to strengthening the level, innovation and community reach of financial and.