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on March 9, 2015 in World News

Sale of 1mn liters of water for less than $2

90,000 Canadians sign petition to protest sale of 1mn liters of water for less than $2 A province in Canada is to start charging industries for using its water. The problem is the fee is a paltry US$1.79 per million liters. This has prompted over 90,000 to sign a petition, angry that Canada is giving away its natural resource. The province of British Columbia on Canada’s Pacific coast is planning to introduce the legislation from January 2016, which will see companies charged US$1.79 (CAD$2.25) per million liters of water used. However, residents are dismayed that potential multi-national companies will pay… View Article

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