Ontario Intervenes to Save Research Station Shuttered by Ottawa

BY ADAM RADWANSKI, GLORIA GALLOWAY AND ADRIAN MORROW The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Apr. 24 2013, 7:51 AM EDT Last updated Friday, Apr. 26 2013, 12:40 PM EDT Ontario’s government has intervened to help preserve the freshwater research station […]

Rosenberg International Forum: The Mackenzie River Basin

The Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy released this report based on the findings of a 2012 workshop on trans-boundary relations in the Mackenzie River Basin. The workshop, which took place in Vancouver from Sept. 5 to 7, 2012, convened […]

I Love my Lake! Water Celebration

Radisson Hotel Downtown – Tuesday May 22nd – 7:30PM Producing Nature of Things episode ‘Save My Lake” by Paul Kemp, Producer A Reading by author Allan Casey from his Governor General Award winning book Lakeland: Ballad of a Freshwater Country […]

B.C. Lakeshores at Risk Due to Lack of Enforcement

When the British Columbia government did a study to find out how many people were getting permits to build docks, dump sand for artificial beaches and put up lakeside retaining walls, it got some shocking results. On two dozen lakes […]

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Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Collaborative & Water Hub

The Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Collaborative (Monitoring Collaborative) is the current iteration of the Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Framework and Data Hub Initiative that got underway in November 2017 when Living Lakes Canada co-hosted the Cracking the Code in 3D: […]


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