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Canada Water Week is a celebration of water from coast-to-coast-to-coast, held annually in the third week of March to coincide with World Water Day on March 22. Living Lakes Canada delivers this event in partnership with the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, Canadian Freshwater Alliance and this year's media partner, Canadian Geographic. In celebration of Canada Water Week, we've put together an infographic to help Canadians better understand their how their watersheds function and issues they may be facing. Come explore the Mackenzie Basin virtually, and learn more about the watershed, our members, Keepers of the Athabasca, call home.

Canmore resident and Living Lakes Canada advisor, Bob Sanford speaks in his role as chair of the Canadian Partnership Initiative of the UN Water for Life Decade about the recent flooding in Southern Alberta. Is this climate change? Listen to this interesting interview and watch the aerial video of the devastating floods. Click here.

CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi reflected on the Threatened Lake of the Year distinction, and the bigger picture of the loss of environmental policy in Canada. Listen to it here:

 

A provincial distinction, a national black-eye