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NEWS: 9/21 Manitoba First Nations with high-risk water receive some help

NEWS: 9/21 Manitoba First Nations with high-risk water receive some help

The Winnipeg Free Press reports, "Nine First Nations (in Manitoba) with the diciest drinking water will get upgrades to their ...
NEWS: Broderick raises the alarm on GM fish at public forum in Charlottetown

NEWS: Broderick raises the alarm on GM fish at public forum in Charlottetown

Leo Broderick CBC reports, "Environmentalists rang the alarm Monday over the world's first genetically-modified fish eggs, developed on PEI. The ...
CETA - A threat to local democracy

CETA – A threat to local democracy

This week, European Union trade officials are in Canada to meet with their Canadian counterparts on what might be the ...
NEWS: Environment Canada deciding on parameters of environmental safety study of GM salmon

NEWS: Environment Canada deciding on parameters of environmental safety study of GM salmon

Postmedia News reports, "Environment Canada isn't sure it can fully protect wild fish stocks if it approves the commercialization of ...
POLL: Canadians reject genetically modified fish

POLL: Canadians reject genetically modified fish

Postmedia News newspapers across the country are reporting this morning, "Support for genetically modified fish and animals is on the ...
UPDATE: Council affirms support of proportional representation during Democracy Week

UPDATE: Council affirms support of proportional representation during Democracy Week

Fair Vote Canada has named this week (September 12 to 18) the first annual Democracy Week in Canada. The Council ...
Communities standing in the path of industry

Communities standing in the path of industry

The number of communities willing to stand in the way of industrial development is growing as they examine their options for real ...
UPDATE: Council marches against Trans Mountain Pipeline

UPDATE: Council marches against Trans Mountain Pipeline

Grewal in march against Trans Mountain Pipeline. Credit: Media Co-op Yesterday, the Council of Canadians joined Streams of Justice, Stop ...
NEWS: Federal report says $5 billion needed for First Nations water systems

NEWS: Federal report says $5 billion needed for First Nations water systems

APTN reported this summer that, "Ottawa needs to invest nearly $5 billion in First Nations water and sewage systems over ...
NEWS: First Nations chief calls on premiers to recognize right to water

NEWS: First Nations chief calls on premiers to recognize right to water

Chief David Harper On July 21, the Winnipeg Free Press reported, "Northern Manitoba First Nations are taking their plea for ...
What we can learn from First Nations about water

What we can learn from First Nations about water

I returned yesterday from participating in the Honouring the Waters Indigenous Water Forum which is being held in Sault Ste ...
UPDATE: The Council of Canadians this summer

UPDATE: The Council of Canadians this summer

I will be away on vacation between July 4 and August 5, and other staff will be taking their holidays ...