On June 1-2, Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow participated in the Freshwater Summit 2010 in Bracebridge, Ontario. More on that summit at http://www.2010freshwatersummit.org/speakers.htm.

The CBC Radio program ‘Ideas’ will broadcast ‘Speaking Truth to Power’ on June 24-25. The CBC website notes, “In the weeks before the G8 Summit in Muskoka, leading environmentalists and concerned citizens gather nearby to prepare a public statement about the crucial importance of fresh water to the future of our planet. Ideas host Paul Kennedy moderates the proceedings.”

This program will be broadcast at 9:05 p.m. (9:30 NT) on CBC Radio One on the eve of the G8/G20 summits. It is also on at other times, so for scheduling information please go to http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/index.html.

‘Ideas’ has an audience of up to 400,000 listeners.


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Brent Patterson

Brent Patterson is a political activist, writer and the executive director of Peace Brigades International-Canada. He lives in Ottawa on the traditional, unceded and unsurrendered territories of the Algonquin...