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Emma Lui | Water Is Life summit participants were outraged that governments allow Nestlé and other water companies to control and sell water for a profit while failing to secure clean water for communities.
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Alyse Kotyk | Residents of Shawnigan Lake, B.C. are appealing to the federal government to overturn a permit that allows dumping of contaminated soils uphill from their watershed.
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Emma Lui, Kaitlyn Mitchell | In the final stretch of the campaign trail, Justin Trudeau -- Canada's next prime minister and leader of a majority government -- vowed to end boil-water advisories on First Nations reserves.
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Karunananthan and Spronk march with 5,000 people for water justice in San Salvad
Brent Patterson | Right-wing lawmakers in El Salvador have blocked legislative reform which would grant the right to water and food the status of a human right.
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Emma Lui | The Canadian government must impose a ban on fracking in order to meet their human right to water obligations.
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Maude Barlow | Hello from snowy Vienna. We have had a wonderful day. Over 300 people and a lot of media attended this important conference today.
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Emma Lui | On Sunday, I had the honour of speaking at the Earth Day Every Day event organized by the Earth Mothers and the Foundation for the Great Earth Peace.
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Emma Lui | The Harper government failed to adequately prioritize key water issues such as drinking water in First Nation communities and Great Lakes protection in the budget.
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Emma Lui | The federal budget is expected to start a series of cuts to critical public services as well as public service jobs. Here's what to look for in some water-related areas.
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Emma Lui | Yesterday, the Council of Canadians landed a large toy F-35 fighter jet on Parliament Hill to demand that the federal government invest in water services not fighter jets.
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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.
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Emma Lui | The Canadian arm of the Red Cross, an international aid organization, announced on Wednesday that they would step in and provide short-term help to the First Nation community of Attawapiskat.