The WaterWealth Project is a citizen-driven campaign amplifying the voices of local community members who love the waters that sustain their home
Canada Water Week 2014 ran March 17-23 in the Fraser Valley,
and what a busy week it was!
Just when preparations for Water Week events were really getting under way, the provincial government introduced the Water Sustainability Act in the Legislature... Read more
New Year, Big Plans - And It Involves You!
So how can we plan to protect our home waters in 2014? At WaterWealth, our perspective is that we need to change the way decisions are made around water Read more...
The Home Waters Campaign: Uniting for Local Control
Pipelines, Nestle, and mining are threatening our once-pristine home waters. Help us kick-start a democratic movement to take back control. http://igg.me/at/waterwealth
A Province-wide Call to Action.
The long promised legislative proposal for modernization of the 104-year-old BC Water Act was released on Friday, October 18. The deadline for comment is November 15. We have less than a month to comment on this proposed legislation that took since 2009 to develop. Read More...
Whose Water? A BC First Nation's Perspective
Water is essential to all of us who make call BC home, but un-reconciled issues of First Nation's Rights & Title are a barrier to ensuring long-term water protection that we would all benefit from. We can't afford to make mistakes with water, so let's work together for all of us to have the pure, productive and healthy home waters we deserve. Check out this blog from WaterWealth Community Adviser Larry Commodore
or listen to his interview at minute 18:16 on his CKNW interview here
. Read More...
Nestle Inc is selling our Water - Where is the BC Government?
Residents of Luckakuck Creek speak up for their home waters
It was a hot Tuesday evening, no doubt better spent by the banks of the Vedder Canal or on the beaches of Cultus Lake, but more than 30 residents from the residential area that intersects the head-waters of Luckakuck creek – south of Stevenson Rd in Chilliwack - came together at City Hall on July 16th to oppose a bylaw amendment that would transform their quiet neighbour into a new 44 town-home development. Read More...
Overhaul the BC Water Act
So it's summer time and I know you have better things to do than write letters to politicians, but when water is so essential to our summer time fun I thought you would agree that taking one minute to help ensure we have better fresh water protection is something worthy of your time.
Essentially we have a strategic opportunity to affect the outcome of the BC Liberals plans for the BC Water Act, Read More...
JOIN OUR TEAM!
We need your help to protect the amazing wealth in the rivers, lakes and groundwater of the Heart of the Fraser.
We have the best drinking water in the world, an incredible diversity of animals and fish, and a rich lifestyle and local economy that depends upon the waters of this amazing region. With you on our team we can make sure it stays protected.
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