Water Justice News

Updates from around the world about the global water crisis, and the struggle for water justice.

 

April 29, 2015 – 10:02am
A ‘United Against Austerity’ public forum took place in Vancouver last night. It included a territorial welcome by Audrey Siegl from the Musqueam nation, speakers Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Reilly Yeo, Arielle dela Cruz Yip,…

 

April 28, 2015 – 5:40pm Riots have erupted in Baltimore, Maryland following the death of Freddie Gray. The 25-year-old man was arrested on April 12 after running away at the sight of the police. He died a week later while in police custody of a spinal …

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April 27, 2015 – 12:10pm

Barlow speaking at the United Nations. Photo by Meera Karunananthan.
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow spoke about harmony with nature today at a United Nations plenary session presided over by UN General Assemb…

 

April 23, 2015 – 9:20am Blue Planet Project founder Maude Barlow recently met with Dorothea Haerlin in Berlin. Haerlin helped to form Berlin Wassertisch (Berlin Water Table) in 2006 to defend water as a human right and to advocate for a referendum to f…

 

April 19, 2015 – 10:10am

Da Silva speaks outside the court house, April 16
The Council of Canadians joins with those who are calling on CN Rail to lift its court injunction against Judy Da Silva and other members of the Asubpeeschoseewagong (Grassy…

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