Water Canada

Where the Water Doesn't Flow

Canadian Co-operative Association | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Impact
Canadian Co-operative Association

Witnessing the shortage of water in Malawi, and experiencing people's pure relief in turning on the taps after days without water, I realized how loose our relationship with water is in the West; we turn on the tap, and out comes crystal clear, drinkable water. Returning to Canada, I took - and continue to take - baby steps in conserving at home.

Water: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

David Suzuki | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada
David Suzuki

Just as human activity is upsetting Earth's carbon cycle, our actions are altering the water cycle. Water is our most precious resource, but we waste it, just as we waste other resources, including oil and gas. When we use so much that the system can't renew itself, we create shortages and drought. When we pollute it, we make matters worse.

Canada Should Lead the Clean Water Economy

Dr. Anthony Watanabe | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Impact
Dr. Anthony Watanabe

Canada has a unique opportunity to lead in the water economy of the future. We can do this by showing the world how we respect this natural heritage through good policies, governance, ambassadorship and innovation. The goal: to conserve our country's resources by providing the expertise and tools to water-scarce regions so they can regenerate, protect and restore their own watersheds.

Feds Get An F On Tap Water Safety

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - More than a decade after the Walkerton disaster, much of Canada's tap water remains at risk from contamination despite initial progress in f...