Water

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Canada has no standard for more than 100 substances regulated by at least one other comparison country.

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David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

Is dilution really the solution to pollution — especially when it’s nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years?

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Fish farm licences challenged in Federal Court

Fish farm licences challenged in Federal Court

Transfer provisions are unlawful and must be struck down, Ecojustice lawyers argue.

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Let’s hope for a clear “no” from Harper and Clark on Northern Gateway

Let’s hope for a clear “no” from Harper and Clark on Northern Gateway

A recent poll shows a majority of British Columbians want Prime Minister Stephen Harper to either delay or kill the Northern Gateway pipeline.

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Governments set to decide fate of Site C Dam in Peace River Valley

Governments set to decide fate of Site C Dam in Peace River Valley

Site C is still opposed by many area residents, who are concerned about the project’s large-scale environmental and social impacts.

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Like oil and water: Quebec’s conflicting green politics

Like oil and water: Quebec’s conflicting green politics

The current provincial election campaign in Quebec has no shortage of hot-button topics, but the environment has thus far not been one of them.

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David Suzuki: Trading water for fuel is fracking crazy

David Suzuki: Trading water for fuel is fracking crazy

It would be impossible to live without water. Yet, in our mad rush to extract and sell every drop of gas and oil as quickly as possible, we’re trading precious water for fossil fuels.

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Alberta citizens wanted for dialogue on water and our changing climate

Alberta citizens wanted for dialogue on water and our changing climate

Alberta Climate Dialogue is recruiting participants for February 22 event at the University of Lethbridge.

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Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever

Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever

The final book in Maude Barlow’s Blue trilogy, Blue Future is a powerful, penetrating, and timely look at the global water crisis — and what we can do to prevent it.

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Water: Is the glass half empty or half full? – Science Matters

Water: Is the glass half empty or half full? – Science Matters

Water is our most precious resource, but we waste it, just as we waste other resources, including oil and gas.

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