The Canada Water Agency must be created now
The water crisis in Iqaluit should resonate with every Canadian, because so many communities are potentially vulnerable to the problems Iqaluit is enduring.
The city of Iqaluit, Nunavut, pictured in 2011. Iqaluit’s plight shows that we need, at the national level, a strong water advocate fighting the good fight every day for better research, increased quality measures, flood protection, groundwater mapping, and more water infrastructure, writes Thomas Axworthy. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons