Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Speaker: Jamie Benidickson, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa  

Title: "Sewage and Society: From Public Health Challenges to Climate Change Opportunities"

Time: 2:30 PM

Location: B147 Botterell Hall

Jamie Benidickson teaches Canadian and International Environmental Law, Water Law, Sustainable Development Law and Administrative Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa. His publications in these areas include The Culture of Flushing: A Social and Legal History of Sewage (UBC Press, 2007) and Levelling the Lake: Transboundary Resource Management in the Lake of the Woods Watershed (UBC Press, 2019). In addition to these academic interests, Jamie has been actively involved in the public policy process through his work with a number of royal commissions and inquiries, including the Walkerton Inquiry’s Report on A Strategy for Safe Drinking Water.

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