Dams, Mines and the Canadian Connection By Alex Latta and Kari Williams for The Council of Canadians Far away, on the southern cone of South America in Chilean Patagonia, exists one of the most beautiful, still-virgin territories on Earth. There, an intense struggle is taking place that most Canadians have never heard of, but that […]
Books & Reports
Books and reports covering a wide range of water related topics.
This detailed report about the role of the private water sector at the UN serves to inform the public in the search for a more just and sustainable water future.
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow writes, “Chile has gone farther than any other country in the world in commodifiying water and creating a market economy based on private water rights…”
This paper is intended to serve as a background, a call to understanding and a call to action on an exciting new proposal to designate the Great Lakes and its tributary waters as a lived Commons, to be shared, protected, carefully managed and enjoyed by all who live around them.
All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons is a wake-up call that will inspire you to see the world in a new way.