TORONTO, March 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Program on Water Issues at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, is presenting an event on March 13, 2012, that will examine the impacts of climate change on Canada's freshwater resources. Senior government environmental appointees will explore the importance of scientific research and monitoring in understanding the state of freshwater resources and in managing them sustainably, as well as the linkages between water use and the natural resource sectors in Canada.
The presentations will draw on recent reports released by the three speakers:
Scott Vaughan, Federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development,
Gord Miller, Environment Commissioner for Ontario
David McLaughlin, President and CEO of the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.
Moderator: Jeffrey Simpson, National Affairs Columnist, Globe and Mail
Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs at the
University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7
Panel Discussion from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, March 13, 2012
Webcast of the panel discussion will begin at 9:30 am (EST) at http://www.powi.ca
For further information:
Jackie Quirk, [email protected]