Emma Lui is a water campaigner for the Council of Canadians.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Demanding That Nestlé Pay More Is Not Enough
There is a lot of public attention on Nestlé and other companies’ water takings in B.C. and a call for them to pay more for the water they withdraw. Former MLA Judi Tyabji recently weighed into the debate raising important points about opening the door to massive sales and turning water into a...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Testing the Human Right to Water in Detroit
In March, the beleaguered—some would say besieged—city of Detroit, Michigan announced it would begin shutting off water services to between 1,500 and 3,000 households every week. It seemed impossible at the time but officials quickly made good on the promise. Detroit, the former industrial...