If 85% of British Columbians believe freshwater is a basic human right and shouldn’t be for sale, why does the BC government keep selling off water bottling rights to corporations? In season 2, episode 5 of the Freshwater Stream, host Danielle Paydli speaks with water champions who are speaking out against water bottling in their communities. This episode’s guests are Bruce Gibbons, founder of the Merville Water Guardians on Vancouver Island, Annette Letterman of the Golden District Water Protection Committee, counselor Jamie Fletcher from High Bar First Nation and Deborah Curran, executive director of the Environmental Law Center at the University of Victoria. 

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The Freshwater Stream is a podcast about B.C.’s watersheds and the people who care about them. Find out more and check out season one here. And please, if you like it, rate and subscribe on your favourite podcast playing app!

The Freshwater Stream is a collaboration between Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Canadian Freshwater Alliance.