Meera Karunananthan

Meera Karunananthan is the national water campaigner at the Council of Canadians.

Meera Karunananthan
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Oct 28, 2011

A right to water for the 99 per cent

Meera Karunananthan
It is not enough for the UN General Assembly to recognize water as a human right, we need to make sure that it is implemented to serve the interests of the 99 per cent.
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Oct 19, 2011

Deja-vu on Taseko's destructive mining project

Meera Karunananthan
In what Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs President, Grand Chief Stuart Phillips, refers to as a state of "deja-vu," chiefs from the Tsilhqot'in National Government are back in Ottawa.
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Sep 20, 2011

Calling out Quebec's hypocrisy in Wakefield

Meera Karunananthan
Members of the Wakefield community marched this weekend calling on the government of Quebec to apply the principles of sustainability it adopted in the Quebec Sustainability Act of 2005.
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Sep 2, 2011

Feds knew Alberta water was under threat in 2005

Meera Karunananthan
A founding member of the Our Water Is Not For Sale network, the Council of Canadians is working to prevent the Alberta government from expanding a market-based water allocation system.
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Aug 2, 2011

Bubble-wrapping nature against corporate greed

Meera Karunananthan
Convened by Global Exchange, a meeting in San Francisco brought together representatives from organizations working to advance the rights of nature in communities around the world.
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Oct 13, 2010

Don't frack with our water!

Meera Karunananthan
Quebeckers have been up in arms at public hearings being held this month on the province's plans to drill for natural gas using a method that could destroy watersheds on fertile agricultural land.
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Sep 3, 2010

Teachers must support public water

Meera Karunananthan
When asked about their investments in private Chilean water utilities, the Ontario Teachers' Pension told the Canadian Press, Chile was a democratic country.

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