Frontier Centre in the Media
Our Blue Gold – March 24, 2010
"In the past few years, several domestic think-tanks have researched this issue, and concluded that there is a potentially lucrative market for Canadian water. The Frontier Centre for Public Policy estimates that Manitoba could earn US$1.33-billion annually by exporting just 1% of the fresh water flowing into Hudson Bay, via a pipeline to American markets, thereby ending Manitoba's status as a have-not province."
Water is the Big Issue Many Politicians Ignore – October 14, 2008
How Much Longer Can We Go Without Leadership on Water? – September 11, 2008
Risk of losing our water due to negligence more likely than risk of losing it through bulk exports
Time to Scrap the Maps, Review Water Protection Act – May 23, 2006
It's time to scrap the maps. As the act stands now, Zone 4 land could lose over half its value. Farmers estimate value losses of $300-$400 an acre. Cumulative losses could easily be in the hundreds of millions of dollars, and some say could top $1 billion.