In partnership with Conservation Ontario the WPGG have explored how information was shared among Source Protection Regions and Areas during the development of Source Protection Plans under the Clean Water Act (2006).
InformationSharing for Source Water Protection in Ontario: Summary of Findings includes results from an online survey of policy practitioners engaged in the policy development process and recommendations for enhancing consistency and efficiency for future policy development processes.
Recent PhD graduate and WPGG member Sue von der Porten was awarded one of five Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies honours this year for her research on First Nations perspectives on collaborative governance for water in British Columbia.
Doctoral student Natalya Melnychuk was awarded a prestigious Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship for 2013-15.
WPGG Director Rob de Loë served as a member of the Council of Canadian Academies' Expert Panel on Water and Agriculture. The Panel's report was released on February 26, 2013. It focuses on five key areas: