Imagine what it would be like to have your water supply morph into a fire hazard; to have to haul this most precious of life's resources from a public tap an hour's drive from your home, in the dead of winter, because the liquid flowing from your own tap has been contaminated with methane gas and is liable to explode if you light a match. This is Jessica Ernst's story.
Twelve Canadians is a multimedia series about women and men who've been devoting their lives to social, economic or environmental justice, and to the healthy development of Canadian communities and the world. Each episode examines a specific issue or situation, through the voices of people who've been active in that area. Lots more than just twelve. Listen to the whole series at www.greenplanetmonitor.net. Thanks to the Social Justice Fund of the Canadian Autoworkers Union for their generous support. Thanks as well to CKUW, University of Winnipeg Radio, and CFUV, at the University of Victoria.
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