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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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Brent Patterson | The Trudeau government has committed to cost-sharing a $30-million all-weather road for the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation.
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Brent Patterson | The drinking water for hundreds of communities and thousands of kilometres of waterways are at risk from tailings ponds in British Columbia.
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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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Erin Daly | As a province that imports half of its food, B.C. has a stake in California's drought. Responses to water scarcity exemplify the need for collective action across communities.
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Brent Patterson | The situation is serious in terms of access to clean drinking water for First Nations in Canada. Now the Harper government is looking at introducing privatization to First Nations water systems.
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Duncan Cameron | California is running out of water. As water shortages loom, the state is looking at a collapse of its social structure. What can be done to stop it?
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Meera Karunananthan | Join the national call-in days and demand that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Duggan end the water shutoffs, restore water to residents and implement the People's Water Affordability Plan.
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Emma Lui | With Bottled Water Free Day March 16 and World Water Day on Sunday, celebrate and help protect drinking water. Here are some actions you can take.
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Brent Patterson | Did Stephen Harper and Kathleen Wynne discuss access to water for First Nations only in the context of advancing a water-destructive mining agenda?
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Madhuresh Kumar | The struggle for access to water by people living in India's slums got a major boost by a Mumbai High Court judgment which held that it is the responsibility of the government to provide water to all.