A national water vision for Canada - Exploring the obstacles and opportunities

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Date created: 
2020-12-17
Identifier: 
etd21192
Keywords: 
Water
Water vision
Water law
Policy
Canada
Abstract: 

Canada has one of the largest freshwater supplies in the world, yet it does not have a national level vision or strategy for water. Water-related challenges in Canada, driven by climate change, urbanization, population growth and water pollution, pose a serious threat to Canada’s sustainable development. The absence of a national water vision in Canada has led to fragmented, unsustainable and inadequate, water management across Canada. To better understand the obstacles and opportunities of a national water vision for Canada, this study applied a qualitative approach by interviewing water policy experts from across Canada. The findings of this study are intended to highlight the need for a national water vision and provide recommendation to support the development of a national water vision in Canada.

Document type: 
Graduating extended essay / Research project
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This thesis may be printed or downloaded for non-commercial research and scholarly purposes. Copyright remains with the author.
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Supervisor(s): 
Zafar Adeel
Department: 
Environment: School of Resource and Environmental Management
Thesis type: 
(Project) M.R.M. (Planning)
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