Politics in Alberta
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Politics in Alberta
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Water will be an election issue: Mason

Southern Alberta’s watersheds must be preserved — not logged. But protecting the region’s vital water supply is just one of the issues facing voters next month, a Lethbridge audience was warned Thursday.


Officials in Edmonton are already talking with a global company that wants to bottle and sell our water, according to provincial New Democrat leader Brian Mason. Meanwhile, they’re allowing a logging company to clear-cut areas near the Castle River, an important watershed area.

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Laurie Blakeman on Protecting Groundwater

Laurie asks the government if our groundwater is at risk by allowing gravel mining in aquifers across the province then why are they not protecting them.
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