• Revitalizing laws and policies to protect our most precious resource.

  • Understanding and assessing the health of, and threats to, Canada's waters.

  • Engaging individuals, communities, and organizations in protecting the health of our waters.

  • Designing our communities and creating economies that work in harmony with freshwater.

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Our Living Waters is a collaborative network of organizations working together under a common strategic framework to achieve the ambitious goal of all waters in good health by 2030!

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    Expert voices on revitalizing Canada's water rules

    Over the summer of 2016, the Government of Canada has called for public input on the laws and processes that govern freshwater protection. Leaders across Canada’s freshwater community believe we can do much more to protect the health of Canada’s waters.
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    Important survey on community based monitoring in Canada

    Help profile the scale of community based monitoring across Canada by sharing your water monitoring activities in this short survey, initiated by Living Lakes Canada in partnership with Simon Fraser University, Acadia University and a host of not-for-profit water monitoring groups across Canada.    
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    Scaling up the Fisheries Act: #Act4Fish

      Update: support #Act4Fish. Protect and Consult: Restore habitat protections in Canada's Fisheries Act. Add your name today at http://fisheriesact.ca/take-action reposted from http://wcel.org/ Fish matter to Canadians.  Fish habitat, called the “bedrock” of fisheries by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), matters. And so the law to protect fish and their habitatreallymatters. Today WCEL launched Scaling up the Fisheries Act: Restoring Lost Protections and Introducing Modern Safeguards, a brief that outlines preliminary ideas on reforming Canada’s essential fisheries law.  
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