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Pam Palmater | This week, Canada's auditor general released her report on whether Canada is providing enough support to ensure that First Nations have access to clean drinking water. The answer was a clear no.
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Amelia Berot-Burns | Clean water is a human right and yet billions of people, including in Canada, are deprived of it. World Water Day shines a spotlight on this human crisis.
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Emma Lui | The corporate takeover of water around the Great Lakes and the violations of the human right to water and Indigenous rights shows that access to water often falls along racial, class and other lines.
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Emma Lui | The Trudeau government confirmed that it would pay $4.5 billion to buy the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Yet the water in First Nations is underfunded and the number of advisories increased this month.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends WWF-Canada’s Healthy Waters Summit reception at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Emma Lui | Trudeau's progress on drinking water advisories is misleading and the government's approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline -- without Indigenous consent -- is further putting drinking water at risk.
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Krystalline Kraus | We should be shocked and ashamed of ourselves.
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Photo by Bradley Caribou Legs Firth, Three Valley Lake, Revelstoke, B.C.
Emma Lui | Ultra-marathoner Caribou Legs is on a run to Ottawa to draw attention to the need to protect our lakes and rivers. Here's what you can do to support his run and #pledge2protect our waterways.
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David Suzuki | Getting a handle on water management and conservation concerns us all. It's also about social justice, as the poor feel the brunt of negative impacts from water pollution and shortages.