Without real commitments to protecting water in the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan, the Plan will remain an exercise in appearances.
Water Matters calls for independent scientists to review draft plans governing oil sands development
This week, the Government of Canada released the Oilsands Advisory Panel's final report on the state of environmental monitoring for the oilsands, which was delivered to the Minister of Environment last week. As did the recent report from the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, the report was a clear indictment of existing environmental monitoring in the oilsands region, and a call for rebuilding environmental monitoring from the ground up.
Join us at Calgary's Greenest Stampede Breakfast hosted by Community Natural Foods (Chinook Location) on July 17th from 7:00AM to 11:00AM
According to a leaked draft obtained by the Sierra Club, Albertans may lose the benefits of maintaining wetlands because under the Government of Alberta's draft wetlands policy, Albertans not industry would pay the cost of restoring wetlands.
Water Matters enters the world of social media. We've just released our first YouTube videos, and we're on Facebook!
Come out to the Ralph Connor Memorial United Church on Sunday night for a discussion after the film Blue Gold.
This year, Water Matters has organized a World Water Day event with the help of Arusha, Green Calgary, Community Natural Foods, Spuds.ca!, Mountain Equipment Coop, and the Student's Association of Mount Royal University.
Please join us to see how Albertans can help solve the World's Water Crisis!
Come out and see how global water issues relate to Alberta during International Week February 1 - February 5.