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The Council of Canadians is calling on Environment Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Environment to take bold action and ban extreme energy in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.
Last Thursday I attended the Water and Hydraulic Fracturing in Canada: Information for Investors and Everyone Else organized by the Program on Water Issues at the Munk School of Global Affairs.
In a packed room, a range of experts provided a broad range of information from the federal review on fracking to water impacts to lessons learned from the U.S.
Report: Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction in Canada
You may remember on World Water Day the Council of Canadians sent Prime minister hopefuls Justin Trudeau and Thomas Mulcair letters asking them on their positions on key water issues along with some reading materials. Read their answers and our responses here!
Late Wednesday evening, the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) released its long-awaited report Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction in Canada. If there is a consistent message throughout the report, it is this: we do not know enough about fracking.
I came home on Sunday evening from an awesome weekend in New Brunswick learning more about fracking, meeting with allies, and being inspired by the amazing work of our chapters in the Atlantic and the incredible opposition to fracking in New Brunswick
Monday, April 14, 2014 is the deadline for comments on the Alberta Clipper pipeline to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC). It is critical that the MPUC hear your concerns about how Line 67 will impact your community as well as the Great Lakes!
Tomorrow is World Water Day! Here are some actions and events that highlight the importance of water and ideas on how we can stand up to protect our community’s water.
Last week, Atlantic Regional Organizer Angela Giles and I made a submission to Catarina de Albuquerque, the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, on how fracking is violating of the human right to water in the small community of Penobsquis, in the South West of New Brunswick.