World Water Day Events

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 00:00 to Friday, March 31, 2017 - 00:00

Chapters, send us your events!

Brandon/West Manitoba, March 20
Brandon City Hall

Chapter presentation to Brandon City Council proposing that Brandon become a Blue Community

Calgary, March 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Unitarian Church of Calgary
, 1703-1 Street NW
A Vision for Canada event

Centre Wellington, March 12
Elora Gorge Cinema

Bottled Life: The Truth about Nestlé’s Business with Water film screening (read more.)

Chilliwack, March 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre
, 7201 Vedder Rd, Cilliwack
Provincial election all-candidates meeting on World Water Day. (Read more)

Comox Valley, April 6 at 7:00 p.m.
Conference Hall, Filberg Centre
, Courtenay, BC
Water: A Public Forum with Maude Barlow, co-sponsored with Freshwater Alliance, CV Conservation Partnership and CV Global Awareness Network
See more here

Cowichan Valley, March 19
Vancouver Island Regional Library
, 2687 James St., Duncan, BC
Water on the Table film screening

Edmonton, March 22 at 5:00 p.m.
University of Alberta, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), 11405 87 Avenue, Room 1-182 (northwest corner of building) (Map)
Free screening of Water on the Table and discussion. Refreshments provided!

Guelph, March 22 at 4:00 p.m.
Marianne’s Park at the Gordon St. Bridge
Take a few minutes to sign the petition to protect water, take a selfie in front of the river or join the group photo that we will send with our message to the Prime Minister’s office.

Kent County/Rexton, March 22 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Bonar Law High School, Route 134, Rexton, New Brunswick (map)
Public forum on local threats to water with David LeBlanc, executive director of the Restigouche Watershed Management Council, and Frank Johnston, a retired microbiologist, who will discuss how industry has impacted New Brunswick’s forests and waters, and what we as a community can do to combat these threats.

Kitchener-Waterloo, March 23 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Renison College, University of Waterloo

Water Justice, Water Conference, Trinity Institute
Facebook event

Medicine Hat, March 16-25
Local celebrations of World Water Week kick off Thursday, March 16 at the Market at Medalta starting at 7:30 p.m. March 21-25 daily activities and events for the whole family which focus on the issue of water conservation and the importance of protecting the local watershed.

Montreal, March 25
Tabling at
Earth Hour 5:30 p.m. Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.

Northumberland, March 22 – 7:00 p.m.
The Go Green Together building, 739 D'Arcy Street, Cobourg  (Map)
Meeting to discuss social and environmental justice activities that have been happening and to establish two action groups on “fair” trade agreements and another that will work on protecting our water. Read more and RSVP.

Ottawa, March 22 – 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Makerspace North, Bay 216, 250 City Centre Avenue (Map)
Free, interactive event. There will be free food, drinks and prizes. This event is hosted by Blue Drinks Ottawa and Water Rangers. Please RSVP.

Ottawa, March 23 – 7:00 p.m.
Screening of Tapped
, Centretown United Church, 507 Bank St.
Facebook event

Peterborough and Kawarthas, ongoing
Protection of the ecological wonder of the local Harper Park from "economic development" from an approaching casino, further development, destructive work in the area. Formation of Friends of Harper Park, working in cooperation with Harper Park Stewardship Committee and conducting outreach and education through the community including Saturday Farmers Markets.

Powell River, March 14
Handed out Nestle and Blue Communities buttons at Ecole Cote-du-Soleil where students were writing about/making presentations on the importance of water.

Prince Albert, April 3
John M. Cuelenaere Public Library
, 125 12 St E Prince Albert SK
World Water Day Event Above All Else film screening, see more.
March 13 - Blue Community presentation to city council at Prince Albert City Hall

Prince Edward Island, March 22
Letter to the Editor in the Guardian
, Banning exports protects PEI's water

Quinte, March 22
Belleville Public Library
, Table with information and displays on water issues

Saint John, March 25 from 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Brundage Point River Centre
, 4 Ferry Road in Grand Bay-Westfield
Celebration of water with music, short videos, speakers
See more here

South Niagara, March 18
St. Catharines Farmer’s Market
, co-sponsored by Parks and Recreation Department, City of St. Catharines
Information table, see South Niagara Facebook page.

South Shore, March 22 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
The Mahone Bay Centre
, 45 School St., Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia
Film screening Water on the Table
Facebook event

Sudbury, March 22 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Parkside Centre
, 140 Durham St., Sudbury
Event promoting city's water and waste water systems including guest speaker Manager of the Water Filtration, a short video on bottled water and a tap water versus bottled water taste test.
Facebook event

Thunder Bay, March 26 from 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Baggage Building Arts Centre

Display booth at Canada Water Week 2017

Toronto, March 30
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
, 506 Bloor Street West
Info table at WaterDocs 2017 opening night
See more here

Yellowknife, NWT, March 23 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

Past, Present and Future of the Mackenzie River: A Lively Discussion on Climate Change Impacts and Transboundary Waters, co-sponsored by Ecology North and Government of the NWT.
Facebook event

Windsor, March 22 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Meet at parking lot at Riverside Drive and Askin

Cross border rally with the Sierra club of Detroit on the North Shore at Detroit River, co-sponsored by Windsor on Watch.
Facebook event

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