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Water for Life Renewal. Is it Too Little Too Late?

In Alberta, after six years of hoping the Water for Life strategy would make a difference, we are still a long way from achieving "healthy aquatic ecosystems."While Alberta Wilderness Association welcomes today's release of the Water for Life Renewal Action Plan, we are disappointed that despite years of consultation and work there is no urgency to meet healthy aquatic ecosystem goals.

Read more about Water for Life Renewal. Is it Too Little Too Late?

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The Water Log: Water Matters launches campaign promoting water for people and the environment

In this issue of the Water Log:

  1. Water Matters launches campaign promoting water for people and the environment
  2. New Study: Does the Alberta Tar Sands Industry Pollute? The Scientific Evidence
  3. Long History of Attempts to Implement a Federal Water Strategy

View this issue online. Read more about The Water Log: Water Matters launches campaign promoting water for people and the environment

Event

Waterlution Workshop: Water, Wellness, and Leadership

Nov 13 2009 - 7:00am to Nov 15 2009 - 7:00am

Call for applications

Waterlution — A Water Learning Experience will be hosting a residential workshop in Longview on the weekend of November 13-15. The workshop, called "Water, Wellness, and Leadership", will be held in partnership with Outward Bound Canada and will bring local young leaders (aged 20-35 yrs) together with local water experts and stakeholders to address local water issues through dialogue and experiential learning techniques.

All those aged 20-35 years with a proven interest in Alberta water resource-related issues are invited to apply. For more details, the official invite can be accessed here:

http://www.waterlution.org/downloads/flyers/Invite_Alberta_Nov2009.pdf Read more about Waterlution Workshop: Water, Wellness, and Leadership

Location

Longview , AB
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AWA Tuesday Talk: Red Deer River Journey

Oct 21 2009 - 1:00am

With Phil French & Carolyn Campbell

Join Phil and Carolyn on a video journey from the headwaters of the Red Deer River to its confluence with the South Saskatchewan. From mountains to badlands, experience the beauty and the diversity as you travel along this major, but often overlooked, Alberta river. Read more about AWA Tuesday Talk: Red Deer River Journey

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
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Water Allocations in Alberta: Share the Water Campaign

Water Matters has launched a campaign on water allocations in Alberta called Share the Water. For the first time in a dozen years, the Alberta government will review how our limited water supply is shared among Albertans. To raise awareness about this issue, Water Matters is looking for citizen organizations who want to join us in Share the Water to promote water for people and the environment. Read more about Water Allocations in Alberta: Share the Water Campaign

Event

H2Oil Interactive Panel

Oct 4 2009 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Follow-up Interactive Panel to CIFF showings of H2Oil

Free

This year the Calgary Film Fest will be featuring the film H2Oil. It is a film that asks: What is more important, water or oil? Will the quest for profit overshadow efforts to protect public health and the environment in Canada's richest province? Read more about H2Oil Interactive Panel

Location

Unitarian Church
1703 1 Street NW
Calgary , AB
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H2Oil Interactive Panel

Oct 2 2009 - 12:30am

This year the Edmonton Film Fest will be featuring the film H2Oil. It is a film that asks: What is more important, water or oil? Will the quest for profit overshadow efforts to protect public health and the environment in Canada's richest province? 

In addition many local organizations will be co-hosting an interactive panel with the director Shannon Walsh,  George Poitras of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, Eriel Deranger of the Rainforest Action Network, MacDonald Stainsby of Oil Sands Truth and Heather Milton Lightning of the Indigenous Environmental Network. Read more about H2Oil Interactive Panel

Location

Telus Centre Room 150
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB

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