Feature | April 17, 2018

Evaluating Digital Risk in a World of Cyber Threats

As threats to public infrastructure from cyber attacks are on the rise from coordinated—sometimes state-backed—actors, public utilities are being forced to seek new risk management frameworks. But there are challenges…

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Top Features

A Renewed Outlook for B.C.’s Freshwater

As B.C.’s new government embarks on the hard work of fulfilling its platform commitments and ministerial mandates, there will be no shortage of pressing issues demanding the attention of our new leaders. Water, however, is one issue that unites British Columbia as the foundation of healthy and resilient communities, economies, and ecosystems. This article explores the critical elements of a revitalized water agenda for B.C., including opportunities within the province’s…

Evaluating the Costs of Cutting Phosphorus in Ontario

Nutrient loadings (particularly phosphorus) from human, agricultural, and industrial waste, combined with climate change, changes in land use patterns, and invasive species are creating algal blooms in Ontario’s lakes. In some cases, the blooms involve blue-green algae, which can produce harmful toxins. There is no doubt that the rising trend of algal blooms across Ontario’s lakes needs to be addressed by more phosphorus controls. To be prudent, the province of…

@LakeSuperior on Trudeau, Greatness, and Gordon Lightfoot

With just over 15,000 followers on Twitter, @LakeSuperior is a social media sensation loved and revered for its courage, wit, and sometimes, bad temper. Water Canada caught up with @LakeSuperior to discuss what it's like being the world's most popular lake on social media. Water Canada (WC): You have quite a large Twitter following (at the time of writing, over 14,000 followers). Why are you so popular? @LakeSuperior: I am the GLOAT, the…

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Event

The 9th Annual Canadian Water Summit

Jun 20

2018

Knowledge to Practice: Transferring Science, Research and Policy to Real-World Applications Growing Canada’s blue economy requires smart people who are thinking and innovating, but also transferring that knowledge into practical…

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Upcoming Events

May 01

2018

Blue Cities

Host: Canadian Water NetworkLocation: Toronto

May 15

2018

Grey to Green Conference 2018

Host: Green Roofs for Healthy CitiesLocation: The Chestnut Conference Centre

Jun 07

2018

BlueTech Forum

Host: BlueTech ForumLocation: Vancouver Convention Centre

Apr 26

2018

Swim Drink Fish Gala

Host: Swim Drink Fish CanadaLocation: Rebel, 11 Polson St, Toronto, ON M5A 1A4