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Boiling point : government neglect, corporate abuse, and Canada's water crisis

Barlow, Maude (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781770413559 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    xvi, 293 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. A History of Neglect and Abuse -- 2. A Federal Government Missing in Action -- 3. First Nations on the Front Line -- 4. Where Oil Meets Water -- 5. Hewers of Wood, Drawers of Water - 6. Agribusiness Imperils Water -- 7. Water for Sale -- 8. The Corporate Free Trade Threat to Canada's Water -- 9. A Blue and Just Canada Is Possible.
Summary, etc.: "Passionate and cogent, this could be the most important book of the year for Canadians. We are complacent. We bask in the idea that Canada holds 20% of the world’s fresh water ― water crises face other countries, but not ours. We could not be more wrong. In Boiling Point, bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow lays bare the issues facing Canada’s water reserves, including long-outdated water laws, unmapped and unprotected groundwater reserves, agricultural pollution, industrial-waste dumping, boil-water advisories, and the effects of deforestation and climate change. This will be the defining issue of the coming decade, and most of us have no idea that it is on our very own doorstep. Barlow is one of the world’s foremost water activists and she has been on the front lines of the world’s water crises for the past 20 years. She has seen first-hand the scale of the water problems facing much of the world, but also many of the solutions that are being applied. In Boiling Point, she brings this wealth of experience and expertise home to craft a compelling blueprint for Canada’s water security."--
Subject: Water security -- Canada
Water-supply -- Canada
Water -- Canada
Water security -- Government policy -- Canada
Water-supply -- Government policy -- Canada
Water -- Government policy -- Canada
Water -- Law and legislation -- Canada
Topic Heading: Aboriginal
First Nation
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