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Canada poised to lead the world in water technologies

Canada is at the forefront of efforts to solve some of the world's water challenges. This is an environmental, human health, and moral imperative for us. It also affords significant economic opportunity for Canada. The ability to both source and produce fresh water should become part of Canada's global brand in the next decades.

Social, economic and environmental factors are putting significant pressure on the world's fresh water supply. This is leading to human health crises, food shortages, and shifts in populations. Conflicts over water resources are likely to become increasingly common in some regions of the world. Access to fresh water resources, and the quality of those resources, could well be one of the world's defining challenges of the 21st century. These stark and troubling realities are literally foreign to our

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