Please consider supporting our efforts and helping with dedicated server costs...








che koko











rall snowden












  salmonConfidential block


 Kunstler Big Slide
floyd book




























andre exposing lies













  This Can't Be Happening




  vltchek indonesia













 bear coast tours big cedar










 Sites of Interest


 Arthur Silber
Angry Arab
A Tiny Revolution

William Blum/Killing Hope
Baltimore Chronicle
Magnificent Valor
The Distant Ocean
Informed Comment
Vast Left
Welcome to the Sideshow
Andy Worthington
Mark Crispin Miller
Dennis Perrin
Booman Tribune
Crooks and Liars
Black Agenda Report
LRB Blog
The Raw Story
James Wolcott
European Tribune
Iraq Vets Against the War
Blues and Dreams
Bright Terrible Spirit




Canada Ducks UN Vote on Water as Human Right

Countries Vote at the United Nations that Clean Water
and Proper Sanitation be Recognized as a Human Right
At the United Nations today one hundred and twenty four countries stood up and courageously supported the resolution declaring that access to clean water and proper sanitation be recognized as a Human Right. 
 Notable among the forty-one abstentions was the USA and, to our shame, Canada. This is not surprising as, last time around, in March 2008, both the USA and Canada voted against the resolution.
Over a billion people lack access to safe drinking water, and over two billion have no sanitation… in 2010.
The name Pablo Salon is probably not a household name where you live, that may not last long.

Pablo is the Bolivian UN Rep on Climate Change, and today he addressed a hushed UN auditorium:
"Every three seconds, a child dies from drinking water--1,2,3,--now I am on to the 4th..."

And, our country, Canada, was unmoved.

Who exactly does our government think it represents?


Dr. John O’Connor
Medical Doctor, Board Member SDWF Board of Directors
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cell: (780) 799-1040

Nicole M. Biederbeck B.Ed. Distinction

Director of Education

Safe Drinking Water Foundation

#1-912 Idylwyld Drive North

Saskatoon, SK S7L 0Z6

Ph. 306-934-0389 Fax 306-934-5289

E-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Donate to the Safe Drinking Water Foundation online via PayPal:

Become a member (Individual Memberships are only $20!  Includes Downstream or Crapshoot DVD!):

Sign up to receive our newsletters:  

Every penny and every drop counts!  Thank you so much!  
From Expathos - Beeldtaal - Dyslexie, Ik leer anders, Beelddenken, Beelddenkers, ADHD
vertaling engels nederlands copywriting transcreator
Transcreators - Translation, translations, vertaal, vertaalen, English to Dutch, Dutch to EnglishNederlands naar Engels en Engels naar Nederlands