The Blue Economy Initiative library contains PDFs from other organizations that help inform the dialogue on water and the economy in Canada. Inclusion of these documents does not constitute endorsement by the Blue Economy Initiative or its partner organizations.
This policy primer was developed as a tool for Improved Water Governance for Watersheds. The purpose of the primer is to explain the concept of water security and illustrate how it can be put to use in Canada.
With development of the natural resource sectors on the rise, this NRTEE report considers whether Canada has enough water to support economic growth while maintaining the health of our country’s ecosystems.
This report, prepared in collaboration with several key organizations, provides a compelling vision and a road map intended to enable Ontario to become a leader in innovative technologies and sustainable water solutions.
With increasing food and energy prices, a growing world population and the potential effects of climate change, water—and how it is managed—is more important than ever.
In just 20 years demand for water will be 40 per cent higher than it is today, and more than 50 per cent higher in the most rapidly developing countries.