The Council of Canadians Windsor-Essex chapter and Windsor on Watch held a cross-border rally today to mark World Water Day.
Chapter activist Doug Hayes tell us, "We had an opening and blessing by [Mohawk Elder] Mona Stonefish followed by Peggy Case who is with Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation. Then [chapter activist] Randy Emerson spoke about oil and pipelines. There were a few other speakers who raised key issues."
Twenty-four Council of Canadians chapters are participating in World Water Day actions across the country this year.
The Windsor-Essex, Medicine Hat, Brandon/Westman, Edmonton, Prince Albert, Northwest Territories, Chilliwack, Cowichan Valley, Comox Valley, Whitehorse, Montreal, Guelph, Centre Wellington, Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ottawa, Northumberland, Peterborough-Kawarthas, Quinte, South Niagara, Sudbury, Toronto, South Shore, Saint John, and Kent County chapters are all taking action between March 2 and April 6 to mark World Water Day.