Water

David Suzuki: Clean drinking water should be a human right in Canada

David Suzuki: Clean drinking water should be a human right in Canada

Canada is a wealthy country, but deplorable conditions still persist in hundreds of First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities.

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Treaty 8 First Nations take Site C decision to court

Treaty 8 First Nations take Site C decision to court

Four First Nations in the Peace River Valley team in court challenge against the federal government’s decision to approve the Site C dam.

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Site C dam still faces stiff opposition despite government approval

Site C dam still faces stiff opposition despite government approval

Y2Y and other conservation groups, along with area residents and First Nations, argue the Site C Dam project should not go ahead.

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Recreational marine traffic a major pollutant on Pacific Coast

Recreational marine traffic a major pollutant on Pacific Coast

University of Calgary geographer leads study on association between oil spills and maritime activities on Pacific Coast.

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BC groups launch legal challenge over coal transport in Fraser River

BC groups launch legal challenge over coal transport in Fraser River

Ecojustice lawyers filed the case on behalf of two local residents and two BC organizations, Voters Taking Action on Climate Change and Communities and Coal.

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Paddle for Protection tour set for World Rivers Day

Paddle for Protection tour set for World Rivers Day

The Wilderness Committee celebrates World Rivers Day by paddling to protect the lower Bird River in Manitoba.

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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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