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 Feb 6/19) 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. Scroll down to time-line for NEXT VOTES Would apply to:   all B.C., if it is supported through the next higher levels […]

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 […]

Jan 252019
 

Return to INDEX RELATED: 2019-01-28 Taking of water for export. Director Brenda Leigh re “First in Time, First in Rights” policy 2019-01-25   Strathcona Regional District board passes bottled water resolution for AVICC meeting SHORT version first. Then more details:  the wording of the Resolution, as it was passed  trade in water and the first […]

Jan 252019
 
2019-01-25  Strathcona Regional District board passes bottled water resolution for AVICC meeting,  Campbell River Mirror

Return to INDEX Wording asks province to cease bulk water bottling in Island, Coastal Communities. (Resolutions for AVICC are to be for all of British Columbia.  The motion was actually amended;  it would apply to all of B.C., if enacted by the Province.) Some Comox Valley residents made the trip to ask the SRD at […]

Jan 152019
 
2016-09-30  A Look into Nestle’s Controversial Water Bottling Business in Canada,  from Vice.com

Return to INDEX by Vanmala Subramaniam The company’s Canadian subsidiary is currently in dispute with an Ontario town that was experiencing a drought. Photo via Flickr user Wilson Hui With about 0.5 percent of the world’s population, Canada has a disproportionate share of global water supply with seven percent of the globe’s renewable water and […]