March 22 is World Water Day, and to mark this day, the Council of Canadians encourages you to take action for water in your community. There are few things more important than clean, safe water, but new federal government legislation, damaging and polluting industries, and water privatization efforts are putting our water sources at risk.
You can make a difference. The fight to reclaim water as a commons – a public resource available to all – is happening now. Across Canada people are objecting to omnibus budget bills that removed much-needed protections from 99 per cent of lakes and rivers in Canada, they are fighting plans to cut environmental assessments for massive projects such as pipelines that endanger waterways, and they are standing up for public water in their communities.
Here are some things you can do to take action for water on March 22:
Join us on March 22 so we can all make a difference for water!
Water Campaigner, the Council of Canadians