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In 2015, Maude Barlow predicted a full-blown water crisis by 2030, by which time demand for water will outstrip supply by 40 per cent. Meanwhile, last year, the Canadian Council for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) called on the NDP government in British Columbia to widen the review of fracking to a full ...
In 2015, Maude Barlow predicted a full-blown water crisis by 2030, by which time demand for water will outstrip supply by 40 per cent. Meanwhile, last year, the Canadian Council for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) called on the NDP government in British Columbia to widen the review of fracking to a full public ...
The lifetime award will be presented to Maude Barlow for demonstrating exceptional leadership. Abirami Kirubarajan will receive the emerging award which is presented to a woman with a “new and innovative voice.” Cheryl Perara will receive the activist award for her social justice work, and Catalyst will ...
The Friday launch event is co-sponsored by the Council of Canadians and will feature prominent author and Council of Canadians' honorary chairperson Maude Barlow. "It is time for all of us to take back trade from the corporate interests that use trade agreements to fight labour rights and environmental ...
“For decades, the Council of Canadians has been arguing that NAFTA erodes our ability to have sovereignty over our energy resources — and we have been proven right,” says Maude Barlow, Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians. “Now, with the urgency of climate change, our concerns are ...

In a Facebook post on Sunday, the group's national chairperson, author and activist Maude Barlow, called him “a great beacon of progressive thought and a role model for so many.” “Jim Laxer was a clear voice of reason and justice for many decades,” Barlow elaborated in an email to the Star. “He had a ...
OTTAWA - NAFTA renegotiations continue today in Arlington, Virginia. To shed light on the issues, the Council of Canadians today released Getting It Right: A People's Guide to NAFTA, by Maude Barlow, its honorary chairperson and veteran NAFTA critic. It explains in plain language what's at stake in the ...
“This is a group of people who are courageously standing up to a company that is going to potentially do great damage to the waters of the Shubenacadie and potentially all of the groundwater and so on,” said Maude Barlow, the honorary chairwoman of the Council of Canadians. “I just want to be here to ...
Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians honorary chairperson, pledged the support of the social activist group to members of Water Wells First in their fight against the North Kent Wind project during a public meeting north of Chatham, Ont. on Sunday September 24, 2017. (Ellwood Shreve/Chatham Daily ...
Chatham resident Lucy DeFraeye has been without running water for one week. She lives in one of 13 well-water homes in Chatham-Kent that have black water spewing from their taps. She thought discoloured water was bad enough until last Sunday when nothing came out of the taps at all. Her story and ...
Canadians must face impending fresh water crisis: Maude Barlow. Great Lakes "need to be here for the future," the national chairperson for the Council of Canadians told Metro News. Share on Facebook. Tweet ...
H2O advocate and Council of Canadians chair Maude Barlow maps out Canada's water apocalypse in her new book, Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse and Canada's Water Crisis (ECW). From pipelines and pork to Donald Trump, Barlow fields some of the more slippery questions on the ...
To discuss this, and how groups opposed to economic globalization see Brexit, I talked to Council of Canadians national chairperson Maude Barlow. Barlow has been a vocal critic of free trade deals since the 1980s. Today, she and her organization are campaigning against two major trade deals Canada ...
We must safeguard groundwater reserves for our communities and future generations,” states Maude Barlow, honorary chair of the Council of Canadians. “Bottling water is draining communities here in Canada and around the world.” At the pace we're moving with the privatization and industrialization of ...
The Environment Committee of the Mono Mulmur Citizens' Coalition (MC2) will be hosting a public information and discussion session with Maude Barlow, a Canadian water activist, to discuss the ever-present issue of access to clean drinking water. Dubbed Clean Water: A Public Right, it will be held at ...
Maude Barlow, the National Chairperson of the Environmental Non-Profit Council for Canadians, advocates that Canada does not have enough governance for adequately protecting water for the future. Barlow argues that at the global scale, Canada has an obligation to protect this valuable resource.

The people of Maine need assurance that our best interests are being represented. The imbalance of power between the state of Maine and a corporation that boasts a market capitalization of $247 billion is not something to take lightly. Maude Barlow, a former senior adviser on water issues to the U.N., has ...
“Canadians owe Shiv Chopra a great deal,” Council of Canadians chair Maude Barlow said in a recent Ottawa Citizen interview. Despite parliamentary assurances to the contrary, Chopra and his colleagues were subject to severe reprisals from their Health Canada bosses for going public. They would ...
The privatization of water was the subject of Canadian leading water rights activist Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke's 2002 article, "Who Owns Water," forewarning that international brokers such as the World Bank will become the intermediaries in commodifying water. In the first major piece that echoed a ...
Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, said Chopra contacted her to go public with the BGH issue and called Chopra “a true national hero.” “Shiv put his career and future on the line to resist. He literally blew the whistle on this shameful fact and contacted me to go public.
There's already talk of a boycott in Ontario, with Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians saying she'll stop buying at Tim's. A boycott — either in Ontario or here in B.C. in solidarity — isn't likely to help employees, though it might hurt the independent franchisees who are trying to make their own living.
“This is a group of people who are courageously standing up to a company that is going to potentially do great damage to the waters of the Shubenacadie and potentially all of the groundwater and so on,” said Maude Barlow, the honorary chairwoman of the Council of Canadians. “I just want to be here to ...
Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians honorary chairperson, pledged the support of the social activist group to members of Water Wells First in their fight against the North Kent Wind project during a public meeting north of Chatham, Ont. on Sunday September 24, 2017. (Ellwood Shreve/Chatham Daily ...
Her story and the similar stories of her neighbours prompted Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians, to visit Chatham-Kent and support the residents in their battle for answers and clean water. Residents believe that the impact of the North Kent wind turbine construction is behind the black ...
Canadians must face impending fresh water crisis: Maude Barlow. Great Lakes "need to be here for the future," the national chairperson for the Council of Canadians told Metro News. Share on Facebook. Tweet ...
H2O advocate and Council of Canadians chair Maude Barlow maps out Canada's water apocalypse in her new book, Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse and Canada's Water Crisis (ECW). From pipelines and pork to Donald Trump, Barlow fields some of the more slippery questions on the ...
Mel Hurtig and Maude Barlow, co-founders of the Council of Canadians. "Mel's legacy is his challenge to all of us who live in this country: if, with all our natural wealth, financial resources, and educated population, we in Canada cannot create a truly just and sustainable society, who can?," writes Barlow.
U.S. President Barack Obama's recent visit to Canada, against the backdrop of Brexit and the U.S. presidential campaign, had many opinion leaders trying to dismiss concerns about free trade. Now, we're told, people who are against free trade are isolationists who want to entrench themselves in the past, ...
To discuss this, and how groups opposed to economic globalization see Brexit, I talked to Council of Canadians national chairperson Maude Barlow. Barlow has been a vocal critic of free trade deals since the 1980s. Today, she and her organization are campaigning against two major trade deals Canada ...
Maude Barlow, a veteran human-rights activist, said while it would be an improvement to have these progressive chapters within the bodies of ...
From NAFTA 1.0 to NAFTA 2.0, Council of Canadians' Maude Barlow Outlines a NAFTA Renegotiation Agenda For The Rest Of Us ...
“To have Maude Barlow and the Council of Canadians come to our beautiful river and to do a ceremony here with us and to see the beauty and ...
She will speak on “Water for Sale: How trade agreements like NAFTA threaten water protection and promote water privatization.
Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians presented the keynote speech on Friday evening to a crowd of more than 200 people at Woodside ...
“The end of Energy East shows that extreme energy projects are part of our past not our future,” says Maude Barlow, Honorary Chairperson ...
Keynote speakers include Flint activist and Democracy Defense League spokeswoman Claire McClinton and Maude Barlow a Canadian ...
Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians honorary chairperson, pledged the support of the social activist group to members of Water Wells First in ...
Her story and the similar stories of her neighbours prompted Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians, to visit Chatham-Kent ...
Canadians must face impending fresh water crisis: Maude Barlow ... Maude Barlow says Canada has 'not cared for our water in this country at ...
Terry Slack, a veteran gillnetter and Fraser River watchdog, next to a barge used to dump sediments at a federal marine disposal site off Point ...
H2O advocate and Council of Canadians chair Maude Barlow maps out Canada's water apocalypse in her new book, Boiling Point: ...
The Honourary Chairperson of the Council, Maude Barlow, recently said in a press release, “If (Canada's) government is truly concerned about ...
... gas became North American oil and gas and we have very little control of it,” said Maude Barlow, honorary chair of the Council of Canadians, ...
... gas became North American oil and gas and we have very little control of it," said Maude Barlow, honorary chair of the Council of Canadians, ...
... gas became North American oil and gas and we have very little control of it," said Maude Barlow, honorary chair of the Council of Canadians, ...
Maude Barlow, honorary chairperson of the Council of Canadians is wrong to say that bottled-water producers have told Canadians that tap ...
In an interview with CBC radio, Maude Barlow, Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, said the big water companies have done a great job ...
Bottled water was the main source of drinking water for close to 20 per cent of GTA homes between 2009 and 2015, after dropping down from ...
Canadians must face impending fresh water crisis: Maude Barlow ... Maude Barlow says Canada has 'not cared for our water in this country at ...


 

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