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 The Federal Water Policy is more than 30-years-old and badly outdated.
70% of Canadians support a moratorium on fracking
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.
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.
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.
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.
How NAFTA, FIPA and other investment deals put democracy and the environment at risk.
The federal government will not meet its commitment to end all drinking water advisories affecting First Nations communities by 2020 without significant changes to current processes, according to a new report, Glass half empty?
Citizens in Canada and Europe have one clear option: reject CETA before it is ratified. If ratified, CETA will unfairly restrict how local governments source and procure goods and services, add hundreds of millions of dollars to the price of pharmaceutical drugs in our public health care system, create pressure to increase privatization of local water systems, transit and energy, and give...