With a dramatic increase in wildfires, flooding and drought, cities need to adapt their approaches to water management. The World Economic Forum ranked water crises as the top global risk of highest concern for the next ten years. As extreme weather and urbanization continue,
A research project co-led by University of Calgary Geography professor Dr. Scott Jasechko, has recently been selected to receive funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
The government’s 2016 Federal budget places a strong emphasis on water and wastewater investments, including improvements to water infrastructure in First Nations communities, as well as green infrastructure. The government’s commitment to supporting science-based institutions, long-term innovation capacity in Canada and mitigating the effects of climate
The Government of Canada recently announced a total of 305 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs, representing a $260-million investment in the Canada Research Chairs Program. “I’d like to extend my sincere congratulations to the latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs. The Government of Canada
AquaHacking is a 2-day summit on water-related issues in the St. Lawrence, as well as a hackathon for digital designers and technology experts to develop applications that solve water challenges. The summit will take place on October 6 and 7, 2016, at Palais des congrès
CWN is soliciting proposals for projects that will synthesize, mobilize and apply existing knowledge to enable municipalities to establish more sustainable and resilient cities.
A new report, Water and Hydraulic Fracturing: Where knowledge can best support decisions in Canada, issued by Canadian Water Network, provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of where effective access to research can lead to better decisions.
Canadian Water Network (CWN) is pleased to see water infrastructure emerging as a central element of the federal election campaign in Canada, as highlighted by the Liberals’ recent investment plan announcement. At CWN, we are working with municipal water leaders across Canada who are grappling with
We would like to congratulate CWN’s Katherine Balpataky as she transitions into her new role as Editor of Water Canada magazine. Although she will be missed here in our office, we are thrilled that she will remain within the Canadian water scene and in