Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow was in Bayfield, Ontario today to present a blue community certificate and to give a talk at the "Celebration of Water Weekend" gathering there.
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow was in Thunder Bay yesterday to present the city's Mayor Keith Hobbs with a 'blue community' certificate.
Maude Barlow will be in Bayfield on June 20 to present the community with their blue community certificate during the "Bayfield Walk for Water" event.
Council of Canadians Thunder Bay chapter activist Janice Horgos tells us this evening, "Great news! Following a presentation by our Thunder Bay Council of Canadians Blue Planet Committee, City Council adopted the three Blue Community resolutions at tonight's Council meeting." Thunder Bay now becomes the 17th blue community in Canada.
Today, on Bottled Water Free Day, communities are promoting public water services and calling for governments to implement the human right to water.