Centre for Environmental and Information Technology (EIT)
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Phone: (519) 888-4567
World Wetlands Day is an annual international celebration commemorating the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971. Signed by 168 countries, it is one of the most successful and long-lasting global environmental treaties ever ratified, protecting more than 200 million hectares of designated wetlands worldwide.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains visited the University of Waterloo today to announce $12 million in funding to bring industry and academic researchers together to build the next generation of water technologies.