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LISTEN: Maude Barlow on CBC Radio’s ‘Ideas’

CBC Radio Ideas host Paul Kennedy

CBC Radio ‘Ideas’ host Paul Kennedy

On June 1-2, Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow participated in the Freshwater Summit 2010 in Bracebridge, Ontario. More on that summit at

The CBC Radio program ‘Ideas’ will broadcast ‘Speaking Truth to Power’ on June 24-25. The CBC website notes, “In the weeks before the G8 Summit in Muskoka, leading environmentalists and concerned citizens gather nearby to prepare a public statement about the crucial importance of fresh water to the future of our planet. Ideas host Paul Kennedy moderates the proceedings.”

This program will be broadcast at 9:05 p.m. (9:30 NT) on CBC Radio One on the eve of the G8/G20 summits. It is also on at other times, so for scheduling information please go to

‘Ideas’ has an audience of up to 400,000 listeners.