“Canadians are helping to drink California dry,” says Don Cayo
Fruit and Vegetables Imported by Canada Contributes to California’s Drought
“Few things stir Canadian nationalism faster than talk of exporting water across the Canada-U.S. border…But the net volume of water shipped from their side of the border to ours is immense.. (and) most of the imbalance is in fruit and vegetables,” writes Don Cayo, business columnist with the Vancouver Sun newspaper.
“Given the intensity and duration of California’s drought….there’s credence to the argument that Canadians are helping to drink California dry.”
“So British Columbians ought to be praying for the rain in California,” concludes Don Cayo.
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