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The myth of abundance

June 18, 2015
| Canadian governments act as if fresh water will never run out. Maude Barlow calls this belief the myth of abundance. She details the threats facing our water supply in her new report, "Blue Betrayal."
Length: 13:30 minutes (12.37 MB)

Palestinians denied free access to Dead Sea

June 7, 2015
| Multidisciplinary artist Rehab Nazzal has taken a series of pictures of the Dead Sea from Jordan and from the occupied West Bank. In the photographs from the West Bank, we see no water at all.
Length: 12:39 minutes (11.59 MB)

Poet and scholar Rita Wong on colonization and water

June 1, 2015
| Wong spoke of walking the tar sands, learning our relations to oil and water, and how both missing and murdered women and missing and murdered watersheds are results of colonization.
Length: 29:30 minutes (40.53 MB)
Image: Flickr/CouncilofCanadians
| May 28, 2015
Photo of Desert Mirage by Brocken Inaglory
| April 23, 2015

Bradley Pierik on wealth, water and the marketplace

April 22, 2015
| Today we talk about water, social enterprise and rational optimism. Bradley tells us about his passion for clean water and why he believes that more equality is fundamentally a good thing.
Length: 45:20 minutes (51.9 MB)
| April 21, 2015
Photo: Bert Kaufmann, Flickr Creative Commons, Drought
| March 22, 2015

New B.C. law treats water as resource, not public trust

March 9, 2015
| Last year, the B.C. government introduced the Water Sustainability Act. The legislation will regulate groundwater and measure large-scale water use. Critics says the act is too industry-friendly.
Length: 12:12 minutes (11.18 MB)
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