Maude Barlow

Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chairs the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch.

She is also an executive member of the San Francisco–based International Forum on Globalization and a Councillor with the Hamburg-based World Future Council.

Maude is the recipient of 11 honorary doctorates as well as many awards, including the 2005 Right Livelihood Award (known as the “Alternative Nobel”), the Citation of Lifetime Achievement at the 2008 Canadian Environment Award, and the 2009 Earth Day Canada Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award.

In 2008/2009, she served as Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the United Nations General Assembly.

She is also the best-selling author or co-author of 16 books, including the international best seller Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and The Coming Battle for the Right to Water. More information on Maude Barlow can be found at: www.speakers.ca/barlow_maude.html

Maude Barlow
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May 19, 2012

Harper and the environment are like oil and water

Maude Barlow
The Harper government appears intent on systematically dismantling the few protections that have been put in place at the federal level to protect our freshwater heritage.
Blog
Mar 22, 2012

Don't drink Harper's water

Maude Barlow
It is World Water Day, a day to celebrate the world's water heritage and ensure clean, adequate supplies of drinking water and sanitation for all.
Blog
Jan 19, 2012

Enbridge: You're on notice

Maude Barlow
It is a sweet victory. President Barack Obama has listened to his people and his better nature and rejected the Keystone pipeline.

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