Roy Brouwer, executive director of the Water Institute and University Research Chair in Water Resources Economics, has launched a new webinar series highlighting state-of-the-art water valuation practices in Canada.
The webinar series targets anyone, from academia to policy-makers, practitioners and non-government organizations, interested in better understanding the value of water in Canada, and how that value is captured and integrated into Canadian water policy from a variety of perspectives
Join leading economists and expert researchers from across Canada as they explore the value of water from different perspectives and on various topics, including ecosystem service valuation, the value of recreational fishing, and the social and cultural values of water.
The first of the monthly series kicks off on March 16 with Roy Brouwer presenting What is Canada’s water worth?
What is Canada’s water worth?
Please see below for the full line-up of speakers and register to join us.
Measuring Quebecers' preferences for surface water quality
Understanding value: What makes water worth caring about and why money is a necessary but insufficient measure
May 11, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. EST.
Robin Gregory, Professor Emeritus, Decision Research, Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia Canada & Institute for Resource and Environmental Sustainability, University of British Columbia
Water ecosystem service valuation for watershed security – information gaps and policy needs
Valuation of water quality in Canada: An overview of the upcoming policy needs and challenges
Insights into social and cultural values for water from community engaged research
Canada’s water resources: How valuable are they?
The influence of catch and non-catch related factors on the value of recreational fishing in Ontario
Learning about water values through behaviour
Flood risks and household responses
December 7, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. EST.
Diane Dupont, Professor, Department of Economics, Brock University