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UPDATE: 300 hear Maude Barlow’s Great Lakes talk in London

Image from last night’s live web-cast on rabble.ca.

Last night, 300 people gathered at the Aeolian Hall in London, Ontario to hear Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow, Friends of the Coves Subwatershed president Thom McClenaghan, and City of London Urban Watershed Program manager Patrick Donnelly speak about the Great Lakes.

Last night’s public forum was live webcast on rabble.ca and should also be able to viewed soon at http://rabble.ca/rabbletv/program-guide/2012/05/features/watch-live-tonight-great-lakes-need-great-friends-maude-barl.

More than 1675 people heard Barlow’s presentation during the eight-city ‘Great Lakes Need Great Friends’ tour these past two weeks.

Campaign blogs on the tour tell the story:
Thunder Bay
Tiny Township
Owen Sound
London – see above

For more on the tour and the campaign, please see http://canadians.org/greatlakes. It is hoped that there will be additional Great Lakes tour dates for next spring announced soon, including visits to US cities on the Great Lakes.