Factsheet: NAFTA puts our water at risk

In NAFTA, water is defined as a “tradeable good.” It is also referenced as a “service” or “investment.”

Removing water as an “investment” and excluding NAFTA’s ISDS provisions would make it much harder for foreign corporations to use trade treaties to fight domestic or international rules that protect water. Canada has already been sued for laws protecting water

Thursday, July 13, 2017