Efforts to protect water resources and treat drinking water properly are flunking in many parts of Canada, says a report by the Sierra Legal Defense Fund in Canada. Five of the country’s 13 provinces and territories received Ds for their water protection rules, and one — Newfoundland — received an F. Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec were at the top of the class with Bs. In other unhappy Canada news, the head of the parks agency says that country’s national parks are in a state of disrepair and improvements will cost hundreds of millions of dollars.