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The People’s Water Campaign and Wellington Water Watchers

November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Guest Speakers: Mike Balkwill, Campaign Director, Wellington Water Watchers.  

This event is to be aligned with Bonnie McElhinny’s course “Living on the Water” (Tuesday’s 4-6 pm, New College University of Toronto).   

Session Description:

Mike will offer a history of, and update on this campaign, including the recent decision of Nestle to withdraw, though now replaced by another water bottling company, and the People’s Water Campaign to restore environmental protections for water security and help build the movement for water justice in Ontario (https://wellingtonwaterwatchers.nationbuilder.com/pwc).

Wellington Water Watchers is a non-profit organization run by volunteer citizens from Guelph-Wellington who are committed to the protection of local water resources and to educating the public about threats to the watershed.  Campaigns have included challenges to water mining in southern Ontario by Nestle.

Zoom link will be available on the day of the event. Contact: waterallies@utoronto.ca for inquiries.

Details

Date:
November 3
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm