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UPDATE: Barlow to begin 7-city Great Lakes tour on April 4

Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow will be speaking in defence of the Great Lakes along with community activists and water experts. The tour dates are as follows:

Duluth, Minnesota (April 4)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (April 15)
Grand Rapids, Michigan (April 16)
Rochester, New York (April 25)
Toronto, Ontario (April 27)
Saugeen Shores, Ontario (July)
Bayfield, Ontario (September 28)

These dates and additional cities will be confirmed shortly. The Council of Canadians is organizing this second part of the Great Lakes tour with FLOW, On the Commons and other allies.

In May 2012, during the first part of this Great Lakes tour, Barlow spoke in Toronto, Hamilton, Thunder Bay, Kingston, Sarnia, Tiny Township, Owen Sound and London. For an overview campaign blog on this Great Lakes Need Great Friends tour, please see http://canadians.org/blog/?p=15523.

To read Barlow’s report ‘Our Great Lakes Commons: A People’s Plan to Protect the Great Lakes Forever’, please go to http://canadians.org/greatlakes.