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Tuesday, March 29, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

RegisterAs part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Canadian Water Policy 101 for Researchers Who Want to Get Engaged” with special guest, Anastasia M Lintner, Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, Backloop Institute.

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Description:

Understanding the legal system in Canada is critical foundation for any water researcher. Law and policy are key tools for implementing water science across the country. Water policy expert, Anastasia M Lintner takes us through the basics in this interactive conversation covering topics such as sources of law, the public policy cycle, division of powers, parliament governance and the legislative process. She highlights opportunities for engagement, particularly as it relates to freshwater policy and complements the discussion with a story about how the Great Lakes Protection Act was passed in Ontario.

Learning objectives:

  • Improve your understanding of the process of freshwater policymaking in Canada
  • Learn about how researchers and members of the public can engage in the policy making process
  • Find more resources and tools

Guest speaker:

  • Anastasia M Lintner, Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, Backloop Institute.
    Having practiced environmental law for almost 20 years, Dr. Lintner has shifted her career towards being a non-practicing lawyer & consultant. She is a former assistant and/or adjunct professor in the fields of environmental economics, environmental law, and leadership, having taught and researched at various institutions, including University of Guelph, Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Queen’s University.

Who should take this training:

Students and faculty who want to better understand the science-policy interface and/or want to engage in the water policy process as a way of creating research impact.  

Online resources:

Registration:

Registration is required. Please register here using your @uwaterloo.ca email address. Note that the WaterLeadership Online Training Course is only open to University of Waterloo students, faculty and staff.

Visit the WaterLeadership webpage for a full schedule of modules.


The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying or working at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access or wish to request accommodations for this event, please contact Julie Grant (j26grant@uwaterloo.ca) 

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