VANCOUVER - Drought due to climate change, shale gas "fracking," commercial water sales. British Columbia's water systems
As is so often the case here in B.C. when controversy arises concerning land and resources, many non-natives rally to the cry that it is "our" resources or "public land" that's at stake. To some First Nations, this is met with puzzlement: how did my people's traditional land and resources become something that belongs to all British Columbians?
Several groups are calling on the province to tighten groundwater laws as B.C. is the only jurisdiction in Canada that does