Institutions mark World Water Day with events, research highlights


Postsecondary institutions across Canada are marking the United Nations’s World Water Day, which follows the theme of “Water for Peace” this year. Several universities shared examples of related research projects focused around water and irrigation. The University of Guelph is holding a special event with scholarly presentations and student posters. The University of Victoria hosted a film screening of Changing Course: A River’s Journey of Reconnection and a conversation. Water First Education and Training Inc drew attention to the drinking water advisories in Indigenous communities and highlighted its efforts to train skilled workers who can help keep their communities’ water safe for the long term. UoGuelph | USask | UVic | Financial Post (WFET)