The POLIS Project on BC’s new Water Sustainability Act

WaterSustainabilityActThe School of Community and Regional Planning’s Water Planning Lab and Planning Students Association are hosting Rosie Simms for the POLIS Project’s perspective on Water Governance in B.C.


Time: 1pm – 2pm

Date: February 3, 2016

Location: WMAX 150, 1933 West Mall Annex

Join us for an engaging lecture and discussion with Rosie Simms about British Columbia’s new Water Sustainability Act.

Rosie Simms is the Water Law & Policy Researcher/Coordinator at the POLIS Water Sustainability Project, based at the University of Victoria. In 2014, she completed her MA at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia, where her research explored the histories and interactions between First Nations and water governance in BC. Prior to her MA work, Rosie completed a BA& Sc in environmental science and management at McGill University, which included a semester-long field program in Panama researching Canadian mining development and Indigenous rights.

Please RSVP for the event through the eventbrite page. A pizza lunch will be available for $4.