This report will show how universal pharmacare would save businesses money, improve the competitiveness of Canada’s labour market, and bring down labour costs in Canada as drug benefits would no longer be a part of labour negotiations.
70% of Canadians support a moratorium on fracking
Water is vital to people’s health and livelihoods. In Canada, there is no national strategy to address urgent water issues and no federal leadership to conserve and protect our water. The Federal Water Policy is more than 30-years-old and badly outdated.
The Great Lakes of North America are in serious trouble. Industrial pollution, climate change, over-extraction, invasive species, and wetland loss are all taking their toll on the watershed that provides life and livelihood to more than 40 million people that live around it.
Fracking is not a clean or green form of energy. Fracking and the rest of the fossil fuel industry is preventing Canada from reducing its GHG emissions and doing its fair share to mitigate the global climate crisis.
In August 2016, Nestlé purchased the Middlebrook well in Elora, Ontario despite the municipality’s attempt to buy it to safeguard their water supply. This sparked a national outcry.
A myth of abundance, lack of monitoring, and a profit-driven market allow our communities’ water sources to be exported out of local watersheds, never to return again.
How NAFTA, FIPA and other investment deals put democracy and the environment at risk.
Hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as “fracking,” is a technique to extract natural gas from harder to access unconventional sources trapped in rock formations such as shale gas, coal bed methane and tight gas.
As energy corporations in the United States and Canada expand their unconventional natural gas operations, questions are being raised about the health and environmental risks posed by fracking.
The bottled water industry has worked hard to undermine our faith in public water despite the fact that Canada has one of the best public drinking water systems in the world.