Chapter in Alternative Federal Budget – National Water Policy

In Striking a Better Balance: Alternative Federal Budget 2014, the Council of Canadians is calling on the Conservative government to implement a bold, long-term plan on water protection in order to fulfill its international obligations on the human right to water and sanitation. Read the water chapter (PDF), which calls for a National Water Policy based on the principles of water as a commons, public trust and human right.

The full budget document and a budget-in-brief are available in both English and French at

Wednesday, February 5, 2014