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North of the border, Maude Barlow, president of the Council of Canadians, a leftist think tank, noted that "Canada has its own grievances" with its US neighbor and that it was time for Trudeau to stand up for Canadian interests.
Speakers include Maude Barlow, national chairperson for the Council of Canadians; Denise Abdul-Rahman, environmental climate justice chair for NAACP Indiana; Robert Blanchard, chairman of The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribal ...

The keynote speaker is Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians national chairman and one of the world's leading water-advocate authors.
Both the DVD and the book by Maude Barlow and Tony Clark try to document how the parties vying for control of our dwindling fresh water supply are getting control despite protest and lawsuits.
It is time to bring things to a head and get the B.C. Liberal caucus involved in the issue of water protection, as discussed in a recent opinion piece by David Suzuki and Maude Barlow. The Port of Vancouver's Roberts Bank T-2 development project poses ...
David Suzuki is an award-winning scientist and broadcaster and host of CBC TV's long-running series, The Nature of Things. Maude Barlow is the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and author of the bestselling book Boiling Point: government ...

Water should be an important issue in the upcoming B.C. election, said Council of Canadians national chairperson Maude Barlow. "We need a new water ethic," Barlow said during a water forum hosted by the COC Williams Lake chapter held at the Gibraltar ...
Bacher is also known throughout Simcoe and Dufferin counties by farmers and environmentalists for his knowledge. He is respected throughout Ontario by Maude Barlow and Elizabeth May, leaders of Council of Canadians and the Green Party of Canada for ...
Maude Barlow challenges our views regarding the abundance of drinkable water. Joyce Nelson helps us make the connection between Harper's religious fundamentalism and his disregard for the environment and to this end she quotes Andrew Nikiforuk who ...
And the Actors are terrific, whether they're playing members of Soutar's family or public figures like Maude Barlow and (pre-scandal) Jian Ghomeshi. Special mention goes to Brenda Robins, Molly Kidder, and Virgilia Griffith, all unaffectedly ebullient ...
The federal Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities recently released its long-awaited recommendations on whether the Trudeau government should put protections back on 99 per cent of lakes and rivers in Canada.
Those in attendance watched the webcasts from Maude Barlow, an author and water activist on the Council of Canadians, and Katherine Hayhoe, an author, climate scientist and director of the climate science Centre at Texas Tech University.
Maude Barlow from the Council of Canadians, an activist in water issues, will be at the Gibraltar Room Monday evening for a discussion of BC's water issues.
Barlow is on a tour with her latest book, Boiling Point: government Neglect, Corporate Abuse and Canada's Water Crisis. The Council of Canadians Williams Lake chapter is hosting the event, and have also invited former Xeni Gwet'in Chief Marilyn ...
In Sunday's Toronto Star, Robin Sears writes that progressives should "blush" about being in the same camp as right-wing populists when it comes to opposing trade deals.
Maude Barlow, social activist and chair of the Council of Canadians, will be at Thompson Rivers University on Tuesday, April 11, to talk about water.
"Africa, India, the Middle East and Australia already are in crisis," said Maude Barlow, a former United Nations senior advisor on water, and an author, political activist and policy critic.

"Global food trade is also a culprit, as is the way we grow food," said Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chair of the board of Food and Water Watch.
Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians, passionate water rights activist and award-winning author, will be in B.C.
The first web conference will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning and feature keynote speaker Maude Barlow who is a political activist, author, policy critic and a former United Nations Senior advisor on Water.
"Many people blame water shortages on climate change and for sure that is an important factor," Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chair of the board of Food and Water Watch, told teleSUR.
Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians, passionate water rights activist and award-winning author, will be in B.C.
The first web conference will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning and feature keynote speaker Maude Barlow who is a political activist, author, policy critic and a former United Nations Senior advisor on Water.
"Many people blame water shortages on climate change and for sure that is an important factor," Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chair of the board of Food and Water Watch, told teleSUR.
And, the Council of Canadians Chair, Maude Barlow, has written extensively on the world water crisis and environmental issues over the years including her most recent book 'Boiling Point ' , which demonstrates that Canada is already in the midst of our ...
Barbara Boxer; Maude Barlow, a former United Nations senior adviser; Winston Halapuais, the archbishop and primate of the Diocese of Polynesia and Aotearoa New Zealand; Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist; Christiania Peppard, an expert on the ...
Speakers will include Maude Barlow, a political activist, author, former United Nations senior advisor on water, and chair of the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch; Dr.
"Since TransCanada has suspended the lawsuit - not ended it - the company will always have that sword hanging over the U.S. government if it doesn't get its way," Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians, said in a statement. Much of the ...
FYI, past speakers have included Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson, conservationist Maude Barlow, New York Times best-selling author Susan Cain, landscape photographer John Fielder, and Colorado Supreme Court Justice Nancy Rice.
Meanwhile the Council of Canadians said the deal was completed in total obscurity. Chairwoman Maude Barlow said the costs to the Canadian health-care system and Municipalities are unknown and that the U.K.
But then you get other voices. I read a piece this weekend in which Maude Barlow, head of the Council of Canadians, criticized the Canada-Europe free trade deal.
Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, speaks at a counter summit to the Conservative convention in Calgary, Alta.
Case in point: Maude Barlow, chair of the Council of Canadians and an ardent free-trade critic, said groups such as hers would continue to oppose the deal.
Maude Barlow, chair of the Council of Canadians, said groups such as hers would continue to oppose the deal. "European opposition to CETA is strong and 38 national and regional parliaments still have to ratify the deal," she said in a statement.
Maude Barlow, chair of the Council of Canadians, said groups such as hers would continue to oppose the deal. "European opposition to CETA is strong and 38 national and regional parliaments still have to ratify the deal," she said in a statement.
Maude Barlow, chair of the Council of Canadians, said groups such as hers would continue to oppose the deal. "European opposition to CETA is strong and 38 national and regional parliaments still have to ratify the deal," she said in a statement.
Case in point: Maude Barlow, chair of the Council of Canadians and an ardent free-trade critic, said groups such as hers would continue to oppose the deal.
But Council of Canadians chair and former UN special adviser on water Maude Barlow warns that Americans can expect "a mad dash to exploit natural resources, whatever the environmental cost.
Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians says, "For years, we have seen the ravages of NAFTA. It's time to put an end to the Chapter 11 corporate lawsuits that have cost Canada millions of dollars, eroded our environmental and ...
But with Donald Trump poised to sign an executive order calling for the renegotiation of NAFTA, and the U.S. facing a huge and growing water crisis, the Council's Maude Barlow says water is vulnerable to potential export demands. "There is legislation ...
Even the Council of Canadians' Maude Barlow has seized the Trump moment to get movement on files that stalled badly under "progressive" champions like Barack Obama.
Maude Barlow is the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, an organization that promotes economic and social justice.
In Canada, it was progressives, such as labour leader Bob White and Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians, who fought against such agreements in the 1980s and early 1990s.
As Maude Barlow states in Blue Planet, we need to "protect water for people and the planet." Water conservation needs to be our focus not water depletion.
Maude Barlow head of the Council has been actively tweeting about the renegotiations. A sample tweet: "NAFTA renegotiation must remove Chapter 11 that gives corporations the right to sue governments.
progressive groups campaigned hard against the 12-nation trade agreement that they said threatened public health, environmental protections, and human rights while handing a big win to corporate interests.
Chapter 11 is a symbol of that," says Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians. "But negotiating behind closed doors is not going to solve the problem.
The drive for privatization in Canada is adulterated by the intrusion of the spirit of Libertarian principles and a powerful corporate sector that insulates itself from public exposure and commitment to the community.
Maude Barlow - National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians. Robert Bateman - Canadian painter and artist. Officer of the Order of Canada (1984).
... others, Neil Young, Ed Broadbent, David Suzuki and Maude Barlow - that also urged the new minister to "implement the key recommendation of the parliamentary committee and move to a system of proportional representation for the next federal election.


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