Water Caucus

Recent Updates 

Recent meeting: Conference call minutes June 1st 2017

Here are the minutes from our meeting.


Action Points from Meeting:

– John Cascadden, Amy, and Kelly drafting a letter on behalf of Water Caucus concerning water strategy implementation to the Minister of Environment/Deputy Minister and copying relevant political and departmental reps. Here is the letter that was sent to the Deputy Minister: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LKBiD9tUlz4gXq7NOTIAZpCRij8fHbeys7iTljdR8NU/edit

How to Connect 

Amy Buckland-Nicks & Kelly Schnare, Water Caucus Co-Chairs, are seeking leadership to bring new ideas to the caucus.

Monthly conference call. Contact Amy.Buckland-Nicks@merseytobeatic.ca or kschnare@gmail.com to join the call).

Check out past notes, members, shared research, etc. here: http://bit.ly/2o4dmwj.

Find the contact list for the group here: NSEN Water Caucus Contact List.


  • Help identify and learn about common issues so that we can coordinate and take action together.
  • Create opportunities to network and build relationships, which could manifest as partnerships in the future.
  • Provide a unifying voice around regional/provincial issues at multiple levels of government to gain greater public attention and spur action.
  • Represent and facilitate collaboration between a diversity of non-profit organisations, local/provincial/federal government, First Nations, and private sector.
  • Help to build capacity of individual organisations through information sharing, providing tools/services, and facilitating partnership opportunities for funding.