Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Tag: UN

Why Canada Should Engage in the New Water Decade: Republic of...

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World Water Day 2018 marks the beginning of the new International Decade for Action - Water for Sustainable Development. The new Decade can be traced...

A Vision for Canada as a Leader on the Global Water...

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On this most important anniversary for our country, we have opportunity to reflect upon the role water has played in shaping our identity. When...

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Receive $17.5M for Water Infrastructure

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Yesterday, Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, along with Richard Feehan, Alberta Minister of Indigenous Relations joined Chief Tony Alexis of Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation to...

New Research Suggests Water Scarcity Measurement Flawed

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New research from the University College London suggests that current metrics used to determine the global water crisis might not accurately reflect scarcity and...

Global Water Forum on Climate and Water Policy

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As World Water Day on March 22nd approaches, water leaders around the world are planning next steps in global water and climate policy and...

BC Hydroelectric Focus of United Nations Concern

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Meanwhile, Site C and BC Hydro continue to work with Firs Nations communities. In July, BC Hydro and the McLeod Lake Indian Band reached agreements on anticipated economic developments from the project. The agreements include an Impact Benefits Agreement, a Contracting Agreement, as well as a Tripartite Lands Agreement, which involves the B.C. provincial government.

Ontario Named an International Water Industry Leader

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According to WaterTAP Ontario, Canada’s most populous province has awarded more water industry patents in the past 30 years than any other comparable government...

Right or Wrong?

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On July 28, 2010, the United Nations General Assembly, noting that “approximately 884 million people lack access to safe drinking water and that more...

Prentice Takes Action Against Mercury

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Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment, has issued a statement on international agreement to work towards a UN treaty that would reduce the amount...

Barlow Appointed Senior Water Advisor for UN

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Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and founder of the Blue Planet Project, has been appointed as the first senior advisor...

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