Natural resources are increasingly central to Canada's economy. Our challenge is to maximize the positive spinoffs from resource developments, while minimizing the economic and environmental costs.
Documentary filmmaker Liz Marshall explores whether the global community defines water as a human right, available to all, or as a commodity to be bought and sold.
The state has interests in the Afghanistan war that surpass (and diminish) the electoral concerns of any individual party or government. Examining this is key to strengthening the anti-war effort.
We need a deliberate, strategic approach to using foreign investment, in both directions, to nurture our companies and develop our economy.
The Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan drama is about to come to a head today with the Harper government's decision on whether to approve the takeover bid by Australia's mega corporation BHP Billiton.
The drama playing out around the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan suggests that just maybe some neo-liberal ideologues are realizing that it matters if they have revenue.
Quebeckers have been up in arms at public hearings being held this month on the province's plans to drill for natural gas using a method that could destroy watersheds on fertile agricultural land.
The Canadian Water Summit begins today and brings together businesses, public sector leaders, municipal planners, civil society and citizens to talk about the present and future of Canadian water.
After long and careful deliberation and consultation with Yukoners the Peel Watershed Planning Commission has just issued its recommended plan.
Aug 25, 2009 to Aug 27, 2009
150 John St., Toronto at Richmond StreetToronto , ON
Canada43° 42' 17.9964" N, 79° 30' 43.2648" W
Waterlife follows the epic cascade of the Great Lakes from Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean, telling the story of the last huge supply of fresh water on Earth.