Jul 12th, 2011
$1.6 billion targeted in environmental initiatives, departure of dozens of scientists and technicians News release from Council of Canadians July 4 2011 OTTAWA – Prominent scientists, environmentalists and groups issued a statement addressed to Prime Minister Stephen Harper today decrying cuts to En...
Jun 4th, 2011
AWARE Simcoe June 4 2011Beth Brass Elson from Beausoleil Island First Nation, the First Nations representative on the AWARE Simcoe board, has embarked on the Mother Earth Water Walk.It's a journey to call attention to the sacred gift of water, the source of all life. She crossed the border at the Sau...
May 31st, 2011
Policy makers wary of dealing with issue By FELICITY BARRINGER New York Times IRVINE, Calif. — Scientists have been using small variations in the Earth’s gravity to identify trouble spots around the globe where people are making unsustainable demands on groundwater, one of the planet’s main sources ...
May 30th, 2011
Of interest: Green Heroes- on TV Did you see the Ladies of the Lake episode on Nov.9, 2010? If you missed it go to http://www.tvo.org/TVO/WebObjects/TVO.woa?videoid?65823550500...
May 27th, 2011
Water protectors to participate in panel discussion AWARE Simcoe May 27 2011 Beverley Else, founder of Celebrate Lake Simcoe, Beausoleil First Nation Councillor Jeff Monague, Dr. William Shotyk, founder of the Elmvale Water Festival and Melancthon Deputy Mayor Darren White will participate in a panel...
Apr 24th, 2011
Water Remunicipiliization Tracker April 24 2011 In 2004, a decade-long fight against water privatization ended in a major victory for the citizens of Hamilton in Canada. In September of that year, the city council voted to take back the operation and maintenance of the city’s water and wastewater tr...
Apr 21st, 2011
National Geographic sends us this rem With spring beginning to bloom, there is no better time to celebrate the wonders of the world. Earth Day reminds us of the fragile balance between people and nature, and how each of us must do our part to protect the earth’s natural resources and ensure that ...
Apr 21st, 2011
By Amanda Persico yorkregion.com Apr 20, 2011 The province is willing to gamble millions of your dollars on a new plan to provide sewage services to northern York Region. The region told East Gwillimbury council this week about a new turn in the sewage system project that involves discharging into L...
Apr 16th, 2011
Federal election issues include right to water and sanitation and CETA (the Canadian European Union TRade Agreement. BY BRENT PATTERSON Council of Canadians APRIL 16, 2011 Full story on Rabble.ca...
Apr 12th, 2011
Darlington panel told Darlington panel Fisheries Act may be rewritten, nuclear industry exempted Krystyn Tully, Waterkeeper.ca Weekly April 11 2011 Some of Canada’s oldest laws are designed to protect fish and fish habitat, cornerstones of our nation’s culture, economy, and environment. Two of the m...