Feb 062019
 

Return to INDEX Excellent letter!  A request to support the Strathcona Resolution Offered for use as a Template. AVICC-Qualicum Many thanks to Julie: Here is the letter that has gone out to QB, Parksville council and the RDN (Regional District Nanaimo) board. If it can be passed onto other jurisdictions encouraging their local government to […]

Feb 022019
 

Return to INDEX This article from the U.S. offers insights . . .  said federal and state restrictions on water resources “are painting us into a corner. They call for smart growth and then we can’t build around towns because of inadequate facilities.”  And finding more water is becoming increasingly difficult. . . . “We […]

Feb 022019
 

Return to INDEX WATER Local action on the protection of water is catapulting right across Canada. One woman, Brenda Leigh, Director on the Strathcona Regional District in B.C., is the sweat behind the “STRATHCONA RESOLUTION” re the taking of groundwater for export.  In one word:  CEASE! Brenda does not need a “go-fund-me”.  She needs us […]

Feb 012019
 

Return to INDEX RELATED: 2007-03-14 Water: valuable & important document, Rosenberg Report Below might explain why today,  Agri-Food Canada is running a program to further expand the export of water. From a Forum in Banff:   Lessons For Canada, Report 2, Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy, 2007 Scroll down to high-lighted text. I still have […]

Feb 012019
 

Return to INDEX RELATED: 2007-03-25 Water: Lessons For Canada, Report 2, Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy – – – – – – – – – – – Rosenberg report to the Government of Alberta, February 2007. The Rosenberg International Forum (California) was asked by Alberta Environment to evaluate its “Water for Life” strategy. The […]

Feb 012019
 

Return to INDEX My tongue has a swear word on it. CONTENTS   COMMENTS   THE BOOK   CORPORATE GOVERNMENT AND WATER ==================   COMMENTS It appears to be a new and insidious development.  If it’s here in Saskatchewan, you probably have it, too. In Saskatchewan water has fallen under SWA (Saskatchewan Watershed Authority), Department […]

Jan 312019
 

Return to INDEX FVRD adopted the zoning amendment bylaw at last Board meeting Erin Knutson The clean and clear waters of Harrison Mills will soon be a bottled commodity. The Fraser Valley Regional District Board adopted the zoning amendment bylaw at their last Board meeting January 27. The bylaw allows Christopher’s Springs, owned by Harrison […]

Jan 312019
 

Return to INDEX (“BACKGROUND” revised May 23/19) RESOLUTION TITLE:   “LICENSING OF GROUNDWATER EXTRACTION FOR COMMERCIAL BOTTLING/BULK WATER EXPORT SALES” Authored by:  Strathcona Director, Brenda Leigh Passed:  unanimously, by Strathcona Regional District, January 24, 2019. Strathcona is a member of a larger regional body:  AVICC, the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities (the “coastal communities” […]

Jan 282019
 

Return to INDEX PLEASE CONSIDER FORWARDING,  either the link to this posting, or a “copy and paste”, as you see fit.   The links at the bottom are important – –  the Agri-Food Canada program to increase water exports from Canada. Brenda Leigh, Director on the Regional District Strathcona Board, created an excellent opportunity, by […]