Dr. Karen Bakker is a professor, Canada Research Chair, and founding director of the Program on Water Governance at the University of British Columbia’s Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability.

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Site C: It’s not too late to hit pause

Site C is an $8.3-billion hydroelectric project in the early stages of construction by BC Hydro, the provincial power utility, on the Peace River in northeastern British Columbia. It is designed to produce 1,100 megawatts …

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Water security: Canada's challenge

The truth about Canada's water might surprise you. According to Environment Canada, 25 percent of Canadian communities experienced water shortages during the latter half of the 1990s. Water quality in over a thousand small and …

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