Environment Canada Report Indicates Water Supply at Risk

August 21, 2008

An internal report by Environment Canada, accessed through the Access to Information Act, reveals that Canada’s water supply is in need of further study and protection. While Canada holds one fifth of the world’s water supply, only seven per cent of it is renewable. Despite the assurance that Canada’s water supply "is not for sale," the fact that we share many aquifers with the United States puts our supply at risk. Read more here