This week Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow will be in Almonte, an historic mill town established in 1818, which is situated about 50 kilometres south-east of Ottawa.
Globo.com reports (in Portuguese), "The National Health Surveillance Agency [of Brazil] has banned the distribution
Detroit’s water crisis has drawn international attention in recent weeks putting a spotlight on the water cut-off program being pursued by the city. Organizations on the ground have been calling for an end to the cut-offs since March when the city announced it would begin shutting off water services to 1,500 to 3,000 households every week.
Health Canada recently released the names of First Nation communities under drinking water advisories (DWAs). As of May 31st, 2014 there were 130 DWAs in 91 First Nation communities across Canada (not including British Columbia*). The information and lists can be found in English and French.
The Mayor of Bern, Switzerland has written the Mayor of Cambuquira, Brazil congratulating him on his municipality becoming a blue community.