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Maude Barlow: Whose Water Is It, Anyway?


Mon Sep 30, 2019
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
60 mins


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Maude Barlow is the Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, and the former senior advisor on water to the 63rd President of the UN General Assembly, where she led a campaign to have water recognized as a human right.

In her latest book, Whose Water Is It, Anyway? she chronicles the history of the Blue Communities Project, which is dedicated to recognizing water and its sanitation as a human right, promoting publicly financed and owned water and water services, and banning or phasing out the sale of bottled water at municipal events and facilities.

She encourages readers to become water activists within their local communities and gives them the information and resources needed to get started.

Hear Maude Barlow in conversation with Falen Johnson, Mohawk playwright and writer, and host of CBC podcast The Secret Life of Canada.

This event is free and no registration is required to attend.

This event is part of the #OnCivilSociety series at the TPL. Go to On Civil Society for upcoming events on democracy, equality, urbanism, security, wellness, resilience, the media, and more.


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