Canada’s waterways are the lifeblood of the nation, providing invaluable ecosystem services and fuelling its economy. Learn who holds responsibility for the protection of Canada’s water, what issues are impacting the country’s fresh water resources and why Canadians must act now to balance the needs of nature with the needs of a nation.

Featured lesson plan: The River Lot Farms of the Red River

In this activity the students will look at the role of the Red River in the settlement patterns and system of landholding that the Metis established in the mid-1800’s and the legacy of this system on the street layout in Winnipeg today.