BP’s offshore drilling project didn’t have a full risk assessment before drilling started, according to a long-time industry expert.
Maude Barlow's blog
On the one hand, the federal government is negotiating with Kinder Morgan, trying to find ways to bail out the company’s Trans Mountain crude oil pipeline expansion to the B.C. coast. On the other front, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is off to Washington to renegotiate NAFTA; some say a deal is imminent.
Op-ed: By Maude Barlow and Pamela Palmater. The federal Liberal government recently introduced Bill C-69, which, in its current form, would make sweeping changes to Canada’s water, environmental and energy legislation. Unfortunately, the bill is deeply flawed.
As Canada approaches its 150th birthday, I wanted to share with you my personal thoughts and reflections for the future of our organization and the country.
U.S. President Donald Trump is known for tweeting alternative facts. But occasionally, perhaps inadvertently, his tweets conform to real facts. When he approved the building of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, Trump said it would “reduce our dependence on foreign oil.”
New Ontario guidelines regarding commercial water-bottling permits do not address the problems of protecting Ontario's groundwater, reducing plastic waste and pollution and ensuring water is for life, not profit.
A few weeks ago, I received an invitation to participate in the preparatory meeting for the World Water Forum’s “Citizens’ Process” that is taking place today, April 25 in Brazilia.
Released the day after World Water Day, the recommendations allow the federal government to abandon its responsibilities to protect the 31,000 lakes and 2.25 million rivers in Canada and communities’ rights to navigate these waterways.