Meera Karunananthan

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

Meera Karunananthan
Blog
Dec 1, 2009

Blue Summit demands government action on water

Meera Karunananthan
The Blue Summit, a water conference that took place November 27-29, concluded with a declaration demanding a national water policy that recognizes water as a human right and a public trust.
Blog
Nov 23, 2009

Coke in green clothing

Meera Karunananthan
Coke will be using the Olympics to promote its products as environmentally friendly. Meanwhile thousands in India are demanding that its plant in Varanasi be shut down for causing water shortages.
Blog
Oct 2, 2009

Blue October

Meera Karunananthan
Blue October is celebrated by water activists around the world to promote public control over water. In Canada it is an opportunity to take action against the growing threat of privatization.
News
Feb 23, 2007

Meeting aimed at integrating North America

Meera Karunananthan
North American integration will be the primary focus of a high-level trinational meeting taking place in Ottawa today. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Homeland Security Mich
News
Apr 11, 2003

Deadly Indifference

Meera Karunananthan
In late January, Mel Middleton, founder of Alberta-based human rights organization Freedom Quest International, travelled to Sudan on a fact-finding mission. What he found was shocking — fields
News
Sep 30, 2002

Seen But Not Heard

Meera Karunananthan
A <i>rabble interview</i> with Ghanaian feminist, journalist and academic Audrey Gadzekpo. Gadzekpo is critical of Western media&#146;s portrayal of Africa and Africans &#151; women especially. &#14
News
Jun 24, 2002

Riches to Rags

Meera Karunananthan
At a conference in Montreal last week, a panel of African speakers denounced the G8's "new" plan for Africa saying it's not that new, and not much of a plan.

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