Press Progress reports that buried in the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB)’s annual report is praise for the water system in the town of Mapleton in Wellington County, Ontario as an example of a good private-public partnership (P3). The CIB report says there is “potential” for similar privatization schemes across the country.
Hopewell Avenue Public School in Ottawa is working towards the distinction of being the first elementary school designated as a “Blue Community.”
The school, which is home to more than 900 students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, welcomed Council of Canadians Honorary Chairperson Maude Barlow and Water Campaigner Vi Bui in their gymnasium today and listened to them speak about the importance of...
On Tuesday, November 19, Kingston City Council reaffirmed its commitment as a Blue Community. Following the ceremony, nearly 100 Kingston community members gathered at the new Kingston Frontenac Public Library for the launch of Maude Barlow’s new book, Whose Water is it, Anyway: Taking Water Protection into Public Hands.
Council of Canadians Honorary Chairperson Maude Barlow joined a crowd of protestors who brought the rallying cry for a Green New Deal and urgent action on the climate crisis to Capitol Hill in Washington last week.
Marching alongside Jane Fonda and crowds of environmental activists, Indigenous water warriors and land defenders, she helped bring attention to the water and climate crises.
The world’s water crisis will be front and centre on Capitol Hill in Washington tonight and tomorrow.
Maude Barlow will be part of a teach-in and rally happening as part of “Fire Drill Fridays.” The events, hosted by activist and actress Jane Fonda, are “inspired by Greta Thunberg and the youth climate strikes as well as Reverend Barber’s Moral Mondays and Randall Robinson’s often daily anti-...