If we accept that water is a basic human right, why do we allow our governments to give it away while neglecting to provide drinkable water to people and communities across the province and country?
The Canada-European Union free trade agreement is coming. Labrador and Newfoundland are both part of Canada. Sadly, but ultimately, Canada controls our fisheries.
As the enormously controversial Canada-European Union free trade deal looms, details of the negotiations are being kept secret by the federal and provincial governments. At risk are our natural resources and livelihoods.
May 11 is World Fair Trade Day, a time to talk about trade injustice and Canada’s waning control over its own sovereignty.
We have exploited our freshwater supply in the name of industrial and resource development for more than a century, but are we moving toward relinquishing control over *how* and *why* we use our most valuable resource? Part 1 of ‘Whose water is it, anyway?’
Guest columnist Jonathan Parsons says Globalisation is set to make further inroads in Newfoundland and Labrador under the Canadian European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement.