12Aug

Canada Launches Online Water Catalogue

BC Ministry of Environment, August 12, 2011: On July 22nd, the Council of the Federation (Premiers) announced the launch of Canada’s Water InfoStream and Inforoute canadienne de l’eau, an online catalogue featuring a basic listing of major government water resources from across Canada. The catalogue is organized by jurisdiction and is part of a multi-phase project to improve the dissemination of and access to water data and information, and to better integrate this information across provinces, territories and sectors.

This initiative is being spearheaded by the Council of the Federation, Premiers from across Canada tasked with discussing issues related to Canadian intergovernmental relations. For more information on Premiers’ commitments to water, read the Water Charter and the recent press release.

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