Riachuelo River

Does Nature Belong in Canada's Charter?

David Suzuki | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Impact
David Suzuki

Our Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives us freedom of expression, equal protection from discrimination and the right to life, liberty and security of the person. But one fundamental right is notably absent -- to live in an environment conducive to health and well-being, with clean air, water and soil and biological diversity.