Apr 28, 2011

The right to water is an election issue

Assembly of First Nations
Amnesty International and Council of Canadians
Political leaders are urged to recognize explicitly the human right to water and sanitation and to commit to ensuring that Canada meets its obligations in upholding these rights for people in Canada.
Sep 8, 2010
Wollaston Lake open-pit uranium mines, Saskatchewan. Photo:Google Earth

Keepers of the Water: A wake-up call from the North

Rita Wong
Uranium is mined in Dene Nation territory in Saskatchewan, with results similar to the tar sands. It shows we can't talk about energy in Canada without considering water and water security.
Jun 9, 2010

Review: The Muskoka Freshwater Summit

Kathy Ashby
A regional view of potable water in the land of 900 lakes is a good precursor to the Canadian Water Summit, which is being held in Toronto later in June.


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