Welcome to the Atlantic Branch Website!

The Atlantic Branch is our newest branch and incorporates members from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland. In Fall 2021, the branch voted to include members from Newfoundland who had not been previously represented by a Branch, and to change their name to the Atlantic Branch from the Maritimes Branch. The name change was ratified at the National Board meeting in January 2022.

If you’re interested in getting involved in Branch activities, we’d love to hear from you! THis is an epecially good time to get involved, as the Atlantic Branch will be hosting the 2023 National Conference in Halifax, NS, in June 2023, and there’s plenty to help out with! You can get in touch with the Atlantic Branch by sending us an email.

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Atlantic Branch Board of Directors, 2022

Branch Executive

President: Victoria Fernandez

Vice President: Mark Greenwood

Treasurer: Jennifer Bainbridge

Secretary: Jenny Hayward

Past President: Nicole O’Brien

National Board Representatives

  • Victoria Fernandez
  • Nicole O’Brien
  • Jennifer Bainbridge
  • Mark Greenwood

Branch Directors

  • Daniel Houghten
  • Anne-Marie Laroche
  • Mark Greenwood
  • Jennifer Hayward
  • Annamarie Burgess

Branch Events

For a full listing of CWRA events across Canada, please visit our events page.

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Student and Young Professional Groups in Ontario

Are you a student or young professional in water resources in Ontario? Please get in touch with your local SYP chapter, or with the Branch, to learn about upcoming events, our mentoring program, and how to get involved!

A full list of active SYP chapters in CWRA National is on our SYP Page.

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Ontario Branch Mentoring Program

Program Goals:

The CWRA Ontario Branch Mentorship Program is intended to provide value to newer members of the CWRA, increase professional engagement in water management activities and in CWRA activities, and build long term connections among members of CWRA. The program allows for the transfer of information among generations of professionals in water resources. The Ontario mentorship program is affiliated with national CWRA mentorship activities.


The mentorship program is currently between sessions. Applications for the 2020-2021 session will open in the early fall. Information about the 2019-2020 session is available here.

If you are looking for mentorship but are not in Ontario, please get in touch with the Ontario Mentorship Program by email and they can refer you to a local branch for mentoring options.

Branch Library

AGM Minutes

Please log in to the Members Page to view the archive of Maritimes Branch AGM Minutes.