Water faucets. Image: KatjaJust/Pixabay
Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is helping Brazil's right-wing government to privatize a public water system in Rio de Janeiro. Plus labour's plans for the climate crisis.
Nestlé water bottle. Image credit: Nestlé/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Ontario's Wellington County will be hard hit by Nestlé's plans to sell its North American bulk bottled-water business to a private equity firm.
Bridge over Avon River, Stratford, Ontario. Image credit: Ken Lund/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Stratford city council hit pause on Xinyi Canada Glass Limited's proposed $400-million glass plant in Stratford, Ontario. But the respite only lasts as long as the current pandemic lockdown.
Image: The Water Walker animation/Christi Belcourt art
June Chua | "Water truly has no flag and it has no borders. We must join forces."
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Doreen Nicoll | As part of the economic recovery from COVID, the federal Liberal government will likely rely on the Canada Infrastructure Bank and its mandate to form P3 agreements to minimize municipal debt.
Image: KAIROS Canada
Beth Lorimer | The theme of this year's World Water Day explores how climate change and water are inextricably linked.
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Doreen Nicoll | Activists from around the world are joining an Ontario community's fight against Nestlé and the commodification of water.
David Suzuki | Three of the most serious impacts of climate breakdown on the ocean -- acidification, heating, and deoxygenation -- have been present in every mass extinction in Earth's history. Why aren't we acting?
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Vi Bui | Three weeks after Attawapiskat declared a state of emergency over its water quality, there are no signs of concrete actions from the federal government to address the community's water crisis.
Photo courtesy of Wellington Water Watchers
Doreen Nicoll | A large proportion of Ontario voters agree that permits to take water for for-profit bottling should be phased out over the next two years.
Aerial view of Campbellville. Photo: Haljackey/Wikimedia Commons
Doreen Nicoll | James Dick Construction plans to blast below the water table in two quarries and that could allow contaminated surface water to infect municipal and private wells.
David Suzuki | The push for greater ocean protection marks a growing shift in our perception of the seas, from a resource storehouse and dumping ground for wastes to a source of life.