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Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Robert Sandford

Robert Sandford holds the EPCOR Chair in Water and Climate Security at the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health.

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Robert Sandford

The Blues

Two books on protecting water November 2019
This review aspires to fulfill an almost impossible mission: a tandem assessment and a reconciliation of two very different books on one of the broadest of all subjects — water. One of them, Maude Barlow’s Whose Water Is It, Anyway?, is a slim and easy read. Part memoir, part manifesto, part rant, and part…

An Unexpected Water Crisis

Canada’s changing climate means more droughts, floods and storms—along with less ability to predict them September 2012
Wherever I travel in this country, the first question I am invariably asked is if Canada really faces a water crisis. To many, I will have to admit, the very notion is ludicrous. “How, in a land in which there is so much water,” they ask, “could such a thing even be possible?” Canada is blessed with more fresh water than any other country on the…