In Canada, we focus on harnessing the potential of young Indigenous people through improved education, learning and career pathway opportunities; and improving the governance and management of water resources to meet the needs of local communities.
Natural Infrastructure and Prairie Prosperity
The natural infrastructure sector contributes billions to the Prairie-wide economy and creates jobs. More investment is needed.
Summary of the 2022 IISD Forum on Natural Infrastructure Performance and Metrics
Participants discussed key challenges, opportunities, and technical considerations to building a better business case for natural infrastructure across Canada's Prairies.
A focus on water can lessen climate change’s burn
Canadians need water infrastructure to protect us in the face of mounting risks of flooding, drought, extreme heat, and wildfires.
Funding for Canadian Prairies’ water infrastructure urgently needed, but nature offers innovative solutions—new report
The Canadian Prairie provinces’ water infrastructure is aging and depreciating at an alarming rate. However, natural infrastructure can offer a practical and cost-effective solution when scaled up and adopted across all levels of government.
The State of Play of Natural Infrastructure on the Canadian Prairies
We sat down with key experts across the region and reviewed the latest literature to determine how we take natural infrastructure from novel to normal on Canada's Prairies.
New Initiative to Boost Natural Infrastructure for Communities across Canada’s Prairies to Launch Tomorrow
A new 5-year initiative to scale up natural infrastructure in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba to ensure cleaner water and resilient communities launches tomorrow.