Conference on Water Law and Governance

Mountain lake in Alberta.
An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Future Canada Water Agency

Monday, 22 March 2021 - 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

About this Event

Date: Monday, 22 March 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online

This conference will examine the challenges and opportunities around the establishment of the Canadian Water Agency, in particular from the perspectives of social sciences. Four themes will be explored: Legal considerations for Canadian water governance, Mechanisms for Canadian water governance, International experiences in water governance, and Sectoral approaches in water resource protection. This bilingual and interdisciplinary event is organized by the Public Law Centre, the Centre on Governance, and the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability at the University of Ottawa, with the support from the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue.

Presented by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre on Governance

Sponsored by

The Public Law Centre, the Centre on Governance, the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability, and the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue of the University of Ottawa


Jamie Benidickson, Sarah Berger-Richardson, Oliver Brandes, Aimée Craft, Alexandre Lillo, Rob de Loë, Sylvie Paquerot, Merrell-Ann Phare, David Robitaille, Catherine Ribot, Jacinta Ruru, Corinne Schuster-Wallace, Erum Khalid Sattar, Louis Simard, Lauren Touchant.

Free event. Open to all.




Contact person: Anna Bogic


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