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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Sep 22, 2006

Getting closer to Uncle Sam

Maude Barlow
While the media were busy obsessing over rumours of a budding romance between Condoleezza Rice and Peter MacKay last week, a more significant relationship was developing behind closed doors. Away fro
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Aug 20, 2006

The challenge facing Canada's doctors

Maude Barlow
This week, Canadian Medical Association delegates will be asked to make crucial decisions that will affect the future of health care in Canada. The Council of Canadians has never intervened at a CMA
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Jun 17, 2004

Private for-profit health care: in Canada?

Maude Barlow
The architects of medicare were opposed to private health care. Their five principles promised Canadians health care that is universal, accessible, publicly administered, comprehensive and portable.
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Apr 21, 2001

The Fight for the Americas

Maude Barlow
It's the morning of April 21, 2001. Tens of thousands of protesters come together in Quebec City. They are going to march in a massive demonstration against the Summit of the Americas. Maude Barlow o

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