water quality

News
Mar 22, 2012
Photo: imekinox/Flickr

Access to water on Canada's reserves

Ruby Pratka
Attawapiskat and Mishkeegogamang are among the 112 reserves, out of 633, where the water is not considered safe to drink, according to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
News
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.
Event

Fracking and its impact on groundwater: Lessons from Alberta

Mar 21, 2012 to Mar 22, 2012
Telus Building, Room 134, University of Alberta
Corner of 111 Street and 87 Avenue
T6G 2M7 Edmonton , AB
Canada
53° 31' 22.4904" N, 113° 31' 4.1988" W
Alberta CA
Join us for an information session and discussion on the impacts of fracking on groundwater, with Professor Karlis Muehlenbachs from the University of Alberta.
Event

Water forum

Mar 20, 2010
Toronto Metro Hall
55 John Street Room 308/309
M5V 3C6 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 44.2068" N, 79° 23' 21.5124" W
Ontario CA
Water forum 2010 - Protecting Toronto & area water quality
Event

Tracking the Tar Sands: A Tri-City Youth Tour

Aug 20, 2009 to Aug 22, 2009
Sarnia , ON
Canada
42° 58' 43.8636" N, 82° 24' 14.2056" W
Ontario CA
What do the Alberta and Saskatchewan tar sands development mean to you? Across Canada and the U.S., communities are confronted by poor land, air and water quality from the increasing exploration, extr
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