May 2013

Canada as the Water Solutions Country: Defining the Opportunities is designed to frame and advance a national conversation around Canada’s opportunities to become a global leader in water sustainability and innovation. It identifies Canada’s current water strengths and capabilities, as well as gaps that need to be filled, in order to engender innovative solutions to global water challenges. The paper was prepared by David Crane, an award-winning Canadian journalist, for the Blue Economy Initiative.

First released March 2013

Revised May 2013