Virtual Water Exports

Water being exported in food and other hidden means

Sierra Club Canada - Submission to the Senate Committee on Energy (Re: C-38)

May 31, 2012

Submission to the Senate Committee on Energy

Re: Bill C-38

John Bennett, Executive Director

Sierra Club Canada

Thursday, May 31 201

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UPDATE: #BlackOutSpeakOut Events

Media Release, May 29, 2012

#BlackOutSpeakOut Update

We are just a week away from #BlackOutSpeakOut day (June 4th). I can tell you the campaign momentum is building! The list of participating organizations is over 100 and growing! Maude Barlow just told me The Council of Canadians is also joining the protest. All across the country Canadians are recognizing that silence is not an option in face of the war on nature and democracy.

This week here in Ottawa we have two events:

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#BlackOutSpeakOut Ottawa Teach-in May 30th

Dear Friends,

It has been a busy few weeks here in Ottawa and across the country. People everywhere are talking about devastating changes to environmental law and regulation (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and Fisheries Act) undemocratically crammed into the federal budget.... Read more »

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Support Our Water Is Not For Sale Network

2011-10-25

Our Water Is Not For Sale, in cooperation with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, has produced a new brochure, featuring a postcard to the Environement Minister, to build awareness and support action on Alberta's critical water issues and the threat of water markets. 

 

Please email info@ourwaterisnotforsale.com if you can help distribute the brochures -- to people at events in your community, to community groups, faith groups, co-workers, family, neighbours, classmates, etc.

Action H2O Forum: Can ENGOs Influence Ontario Water Policy?

Sierra Club Ontario Great Lakes and Ontario Water Forum:

 Communicating > Influencing > Cooperating

On May 26th Sierra Club Ontario and fellow environmental organizations will join together for a day-long forum to discuss water policy, collaborative action, and public outreach.

This interactive forum is meant to seek collaborative solutions to tackle existing challenges and harness opportunities to drive sustainable, long-term management.

* Reaching and influencing government action on a provincial, national, and bi-national level

*  Engaging stakeholders: driving awareness and action on significant issues such as the Great Lakes

* Collaboration among the ENGO community: seeking common goals to strengthen resources and effect change.... Read more »

            

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