Sixteen water protector groups along with local residents, Indigenous representatives and activists attended the Water Is Life: Strengthening the Great Lakes Commons in Flint this past weekend. Attendees pledged to challenge Nestlé’s water takings and end the water crises in Flint, Detroit and Indigenous nations.
The Council of Canadians is celebrating the cancellation of the Energy East pipeline project and is available for comment.
“The end of Energy East shows that extreme energy projects are part of our past not our future,” says Maude Barlow, Honorary Chairperson with the Council of Canadians. “For all of our sakes, Kinder Morgan, Line 3, Line 10 and Keystone XL must face the same fate.”
Chatham, ON – Thirteen Chatham area well owners have now filed water well interference complaints following the start of construction on a 34 turbine wind power project near their farms. The Council of Canadians is demanding work stop on the project immediately.
Leading environmental, climate, health, labour and faith organizations are releasing an open statement today on NAFTA, environment and climate.
Today, in response to news reports that the proportionality chapter of NAFTA – which forces Canada to export quotas of energy to the United States – might be extended to Mexico during renegotiations, the Council of Canadians is available for comment.
Pile driver used to install wind turbine foundations in Chatham-Kent
Jessica Brooks in front of water tank that the construction company says they will remove.