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Jeremy Schmidt is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University. From 2014-15 he was a Banting Fellow in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University. Prior to that, he held a SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University (2012-14). His PhD was conferred by Western University (2012) where he held one of Canada’s prestigious Trudeau Scholarships and a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship in the Department of Geography. He holds a MA in geography from McGill University (2007), a BA in philosophy and geography (U. Lethbridge, 2005) and a BA in theology and wilderness leadership (Prairie, 2002).
Alberta Minister of Environment and Water Diana McQueen has promised public consultations in 2012 regarding how to reform the province’s water allocation system. This report challenges the market model proposed to date, and suggests workable alternatives for water in Alberta.