Water Policy

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Blue Betrayal: The Harper government's assault on Canada's freshwater
Barlow, Maude
Article
2015
Canadians have long taken their water heritage for granted. This is largely due to the myth that there is an abundance of water. While it is true that compared to many other parts of the world Canada ...
Blue Gold: The battle against corporate theft of the world's water
Barlow, Maude; Clarke, Tony
Book
2002
International tensions around water are rising in many of the world's most volatile regions.This book exposes the enormity of the problem, the dangers of the proposed solution and the alternative, whi...
Blue Gold: World Water Wars
Bozzo, Sam (director); Barlow, Maude; Clarke, Tony (writers)
Film/Video
2008
A documentary, based on the book Blue Gold, by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke, which examines environmental and political implications of the planet's dwindling water supply, and posits that wars in the...
Canada After Harper: His Ideology-fuelled Attack on Canadian Society and Values, and How We Can Resist and Create the Country We Want
Finn, Ed (editor)
Book
2015
Essays documenting the breadth and depth of the Harper government's attack on institutions, policies, and programs that embody values and principles shared by most Canadians: education, health care, w...
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Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on water, rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes, rivers, oceans, marine life.
Do or Die: The people versus development in the Narmada Valley: New Internationalist July 2001 - #336
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
A look at the case the Supreme Court of India against The People regarding the Narmada Dam.
FLOW: For Love of Water
Salina, Irena
Film
2008
A critical expose of the privatization of water infrastructure. 'Flow' confronts the disturbing reality that our crucial resource is dwindling and greed just may be the cause.
Privatizing Water, The New World War: Against The Current vol. 108
Lake, Veronica
Article
2004
Capitalism and corporate science have colluded to bring us the latest, most insidious crisis. According to the United Nations research, 1.3 billion people in the world today lack access to clean water...
Rafferty-Alameda: The American Connection
Orchard, David; Repo, Marjaleena
Article
1991
The Rafferty, along with the Oldman River Dam under construction in Alberta, only make sense as part of a water diversion to the United States. Because 90 per cent of Canadians, according to federal g...
Toolkit for a New Canada
Gonick, Cy (Coordinating Editor)
Article
2008
A pamphlet providing a snapshot of what the contributors, brought together by Canadian Dimension magazine, believe are the big issues facing Canada in the first decade of the 21st century. The article...
The Water Front
Miller, Liz
Film
2007
Follows the heated struggle between residents, water workers and corporate managers in Highland Park, Michigan to spotlight what many of us take for granted - the right to affordable water.
We Must Support Detroit's Fight for the Right to Water
Wedes, Justin
Article
2014
Detroit is shutting off water to 40% of residents to prepare the water system for a corporate buyout. Residents are organizing to resist the water shuttoffs, anti-democratic rule and the demands of Wa...

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UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...

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Toronto's Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets
Reeves, Wayne; Palassion, Christina (eds.)
2008
A collection of essays on Toronto's water and watershed, ranging from burying streams to storm sewers and rainwater harvesting.