Feb 8, 2008

New law would ban water removal on environmental grounds

Globe and Mail: The issue of how well protected Canada's water is from bulk exports has always been hotly contested. The federal government has insisted in recent years that foreigners won't be able to get their hands on a resource some have called "blue gold," while environmentalists have been just as adamant that large-scale diversions pose an ever-present threat. The uncertainty over whether Canada's water is at risk could be ended by tough new federal legislation prohibiting on ... Link from ecologicalinternet.org