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Collaboration to Action — Leadership and Investment in Canada's Blue Economy

The Canadian Water Summit attracts hundreds of professionals from water industry groups across all orders of government, manufacturing, industry associations, cleantech, local communities, academia, and NGOs. As we celebrate Canada’s 150th, delegates will explore opportunities to collaborate on water technology and infrastructure finance, “blue economy” growth and climate change resilience through progressive policies, smart business and bold investment leadership.

Join us in Toronto for the 8th annual Canadian Water Summit on June 22, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Mark your calendars, sign up for the email alerts and stay tuned to CWS social media feeds – more details to come!

 

News About the Summit

June 21, 2017

Consul General Juan Alsace Wants You to Attend CWS 2017.

Consul General Juan Alsace will speak to Canada-U.S. partnerships in water management at the 2017 Canadian Water Summit.

U.S. Consul General Alsace will deliver the closing remarks on June 22nd.


June 3, 2017

Water Canada magazine’s Water’s Next Award program is the only national awards program to honour leadership across the entire water sector—including public servants, non-governmental groups, researchers, municipalities, and technology providers. Since 2010, Water Canada has hosted the awards to help strengthen and celebrate the thriving national community by showcasing Canada’s water leaders, champions, and innovators.

Follow the link above for the full list of finalists.


May 26, 2017

On Canada’s 150th year, we celebrate why freshwater is part of our identity, in addition to the business case for caring for this precious resource.

As such, CWS 2017 will bring Waterlution's Great Art for Great Lakes and Lake Ontario Waterkeeper's Watermark Project to the Sheraton Centre Hotel Toronto on June 22nd.

Read more in our recent newsletter.


May 8, 2017

Our program has received a big update this week! We've announced a number of session leads and participants, including:

Kerry Freek Marisa Sterling
Senior Manager
of Communications

Assistant Dean,
Inclusivity and Diversity

Water Technology
Acceleration Project
York University

Check our Program page for more details and our Speakers page for a full list of who's attending.


April 24, 2017
From Zero to Hero:
The Journey of Sustainable Resource Management


Nelson Switzer Jonathan Radtke Dan Kraus
Chief Sustainability Officer  Water Resource Sustainability Manager National Conservation Biologist
Nestlé Waters
North America
Coca-Cola
North America
The Nature Conservancy


Water is an undervalued resource, and so the incentive for large water users to monitor, conserve, recycle, and manage discharge beyond regulation requirements is not always obvious. However, water-related risks due to climate change, social license to operate, competing users, and the desire to meet sustainability objectives have led some companies to completely transform their relationship with water.


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