Passionate and cogent, this could be the most important book of the year for Canadians. We are complacent. We bask in the idea that Canada holds 20% of the world's fresh water - water crises face other countries, but not ours. We could not be more wrong. In Boiling Point, bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow lays bare the issues facing Canada's water reserves, including long-outdated water laws, unmapped and unprotected groundwater reserves, agricultural pollution, industrial-waste dumping, boil-water advisories, and deforestation and climate change.