Protecting Water Our Way: First Nations and Water Governance in BC
A report by the First Nations Fisheries Council on First Nations-led initiatives to protect fresh water in BC.
Great Lakes Need Great Laws
By the Forum on Leadership in Water (FLOW) to the federal Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans on its Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act (from Nov 2016)
Local Governments & Freshwater Protection
Resources that help break down the role of municipal governments in protecting freshwater and how we can engage them to be freshwater leaders.
Achieving Target 1 webinar
How can we achieve Target 1 of Canada's Biodiversity Strategy to protect 17% of land and freshwater by 2020? Find out at this free webinar with guest speakers Stephen Hazell and Eli Enns.
Water Sustainability and the City Report
A report outlining findings from research with local government on challenges to urban water sustainability and legal and policy solutions (from Dec 2017).
Reforming Canada's Environmental Laws
In March 2018, the Federal Government reformed major environmental laws, proposing changes to how land, water and species are protected in Canada. But do they go far enough?
Downstream Impacts: Defending Wood Buffalo National Park
WBNP is an important cultural, spiritual and ecological site. But upstream industrial projects are putting this UNESCO biosphere under threat.
Rights of Rivers
In New Zealand, India and Ecuador, rivers have been granted legal personhood. What does it mean for a water body to gain human rights? How might we go about doing this in Canada?