The Harper government is skilled at paying lip service to deeply-entrenched Canadian values while often de- facto moving public policy away from those values. There is perhaps no better example of this double-sided strategy than in the area of federal water policy.
Francis Scarpaleggia is a Member of Parliament (Lac-Saint-Louis, Quebec) and Liberal critic for water policy. He has made the protection of Canada’s freshwater a personal priority, calling on the government to create a national water strategy and ban bulk water exports.
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