WATER NEWS

BC Rivers Day – Sunday, September 23

September 22nd, 2018

BC Rivers Day (Sunday, Sept 23) is Canada’s largest event dedicated to raising public appreciation of the irreplaceable importance of our rivers and the many benefits we derive from them, ... More »

‘Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water’

A report from the Victoria-based POLIS Water Sustainability Project and Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources details how collaborative consent might be used, in conjunction with BC’s new Water Sustainability Act, to navigate difficult issues regarding freshwater governance and to find ways for Indigenous and non-Indigenous governments to work together to make decisions about water and land use. The title of the report is Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water: Towards Watershed Co-Governance.

POLIS REPORT: Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water