Recorded Talks

An archive of recorded RCITalks can be found below, grouped into playlists by location.

How to navigate talk playlists:

  • Click play to autoplay talks. They are arranged chronologically in a playlist.

  • To select a different talk, hover your mouse over the video. You'll notice this icon ☰ appears in the top left corner, followed by the talk title.

  • Click ☰ to reveal the full playlist and scroll to the talk you wish to view. Click on the video you want to play, sit back and enjoy.

  • Clicking the talk title will direct you to the video source on YouTube.

  • If you wish to hide the playlist menu again, click the 'x' in the top right corner of the menu.

Toronto Talks

Mississauga Talks

Ottawa Talks

Special Events

Is Our Drinking Water at Risk?

Is Canada's urban drinking water at risk? We know clean, drinkable water is vital to our survival, but most Canadians take water for granted, thinking we have lots of it and that it will always be there. The reality is, less than 3% of municipally-treated water is actually used for drinking. The average adult only drinks about 1.5 litres of water per day, including water used in drinks such as coffee, tea and juice. The rest? It goes down the drain, down the toilet, or on our gardens.

In this three part, cross-Canada conversation, RCIScience presents multiple scientific perspectives to consider the future of our urban drinking water.