Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tag: POLIS Water Sustainability Project

New Position Paper Outlines Need for Watershed Security Fund in B.C.

A new Watershed Security Fund Position Paper describes an opportunity for British Columbia’s provincial government to create an enduring legacy for freshwater in the province. The paper...

New Research Examines Water Sustainability Plans in B.C.

A new Innovation Brief from the University of Victoria’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project and Environmental Law Centre investigates how Water Sustainability Plans, enabled by British Columbia’s...

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...

Worth Every Penny

Canadians pay remarkably little for the water supplied to our homes and businesses compared to other developed countries (see figure 1). It’s no coincidence...

Groups Call for B.C. Public Trust in New Water Act

A new report released by Ecojustice and POLIS Water Sustainability Project outlines how the B.C. government can become leaders in responsible freshwater management by...

Feedback: Ontario’s Water Opportunities Act

A day after Ontario Minister of the Environment John Gerretsen announced some details of the province's proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, the...

UVic Releases Water Pricing Report

A new University of Victoria report is stimulating a national dialogue on water pricing as part of a sustainable approach to management. Worth Every Penny:...

Report Looks at Water-Energy Link

The POLIS Water Sustainability Project has released a new research report that looks at the link between water and energy use.  The report, entitled...

Public Campaign Promotes Conservation

A coalition of environmental, industry, labour and community organizations as well as individual Ontarians launched a public...

Groups Respond to Proposed Water Opportunities Act

With the announcement of the proposed Water Opportunities Act in yesterday's Speech from the Throne, the...

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