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Photo: Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Guatemalans wanting to protect their drinking water from a mine linked to a Vancouver-based company have waged a peaceful struggle at the mine site, in courtrooms and now at the World Bank.
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Nestlé water bottle. Photo: Nestlé/Flickr
Emma Lui | Two years ago Nestlé's Aberfoyle permit expired. Yet the multi-billion-dollar water corporation continues to pump up to 3.6 million litres a day from the Aberfoyle well.
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Water fountain. Photo: Martina Yach/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Monday night in a four to one vote Guelph-Eramosa Council refused Xinyi Glass's application which would have extracted 1.6 million litres of water daily.
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Waterwalkers at the end of their 42 km march to the Teedon gravel pit on November 5. Image: Council of Canadians
Mark Calzavara | The world's purest groundwater is under threat again -- this time from a Dufferin Aggregates gravel pit in the Waverly Uplands, the recharge area for a pristine aquifer in Simcoe County, Ontario.
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Garssy Narrows. Photo: Howl Arts Collective/flickr
Krystalline Kraus | After decades of lobbying, both levels of government must own up to cleaning up the toxic water and soil of Grassy Narrows.
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Tap water and bottled water. Photo: philografy/flickr
Krystalline Kraus | Two-thirds of all First Nation communities in Canada have been under at least one drinking water advisory at some time in the last decade, and it has not gotten much better in 2017.
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Photo: Council of Canadians board member Moira Peters and packed audience listen
Emma Lui | With the Trudeau government's mediocre budget tabled on World Water Day, activists who work to protect water year-round are proof that the change we seek will come from communities and the ground up.
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Twitter photo of protest against water privatization in Peru.
Brent Patterson | More than 2,000 people marched in Lima, Peru on February 29 in opposition to the government's plan to privatize public water services.
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Photo: Council of Canadians
Brigette DePape | It was inspiring to see the Council of Canadians Winnipeg chapter and the Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition present to Winnipeg City Hall this week on the risks of the Energy East pipeline.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's successive emergency managers are now gone from Flint, but the wreckage of their rule there still pollutes many homes. The crisis in Flint is, on the surface, about water.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | In the city of Flint, lead-poisoned water has been piped into homes and offices since 2014, causing widespread illness and potentially permanent brain damage among its youngest residents.
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Brent Patterson | The Liberals need to make good on their promises to restore water regulation and to ensure that Canada has the highest standards for water protection.