The WSP team welcomes requests from media on issues relating to its research themes, including water conservation, water sustainability, and watershed governance. To get in touch with WSP researchers and spokespeople, please contact Laura Brandes, Communications Director, at email@example.com or 250-721-8189.
To view the WSP’s archived media highlights—including newspaper articles, magazine articles, radio interviews, and TV spots—click on the links below.
In September, the Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) named Deborah Curran its 2016 Land Champion. Deborah is a POLIS Project Affiliate and an environmental lawyer and educator with the University of Victoria's Faculty of Law.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Rosie Simms co-authored an op-ed affirming the reality of a water crisis in BC and the need to better protect our most precious resource, published in Vancouver Sun on August 25th.
WSP researchers Natasha Overduin, Oliver M. Brandes, and Tim Morris co-authored an article for the August 2016 issue of Municipal World, which profiles major findings of the WSP's recent Illumination report.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Natasha Overduin co-authored an article exploring opportunties for water governance innovation in BC, which appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA)'s quarterly Watermark magazine.
On July 20th, Sierra Club BC published a blog post authored by the WSP's Rosie Simms which highlights three key opportunities in BC's new Water Sustainability Act and the upcoming province-wide forum, Watersheds 2016.
On June 24th, Waterbucket published a blog post profiling the WSP's new research report: Illumination: Building Capacity for Effective Watershed Governance in BC.
On June 13, Waterbucket published a blog post featuring the upcoming forum: Watersheds 2016: Building Capacity for Collaboration and Watershed Governance in BC.
Highlights for the upcoming Watersheds 2016 forum are explored in this June article, published by The Nelson Daily Times and its sister papers The Rossland Telegraph, and The Castlegar Source.
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The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Rosie Simms co-authored an article profiling three key areas for regulation development under BC's Water Sustainability Act, published in the May/June 2016 issue of Water Canada.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Rosie Simms co-authored an article exploring the opportunities and ongoing concerns with British Columbia's Water Sustainability Act, published in the March 2016 issue of Environment Policy & Law.