This blog summarizes some of the key water issues in B.C. and provides some sample questions to ask election candidates at all-candidates debates, at their campaign offices or when they come to your door asking for support.
K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) – The Council of Canadians and allies are calling for Nova Scotians’ perspectives to be included in the National Energy Board (NEB) Modernization Panel hearings, which are beginning today in Saint John, New Brunswick.
The University of Winnipeg Students Association hosted a fantastic event on the Line 3 pipeline on March 11th. It featured inspiring speakers Winona Laduke, environmentalist and economist from Honor the Earth, as well as Joelle Pastora Sala and Allison Fenske, counsel to the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs regarding Line 3 Judicial Review.
As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: 'Governments grant permits, but communities grant permission.' It’s critical that we continue to reject this project, not only to avoid its immediate consequences, but to erode the pervasive profit-at-all-costs mentality driving unsustainable development.
The suspension of TransCanada’s NAFTA lawsuit highlights how trade deals are used by corporations to roll back democratic decisions, says the Council of Canadians.