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World Water Day – March 22

By Water Canada 11:44AM March 20, 2009

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World Water is happening this Sunday, March 22. Here’s a sample of a few events happening to celebrate water and draw attention to water issues across the globe.

  • Guy Laliberté’s ONE DROP Foundation has launched a brilliant new website with a stirring video upon arrival.
  • This morning, Chiefs in Ontario announced the release of the First Nations Water Declaration in Ontario. (More details to come next week.)
  • The Elmvale Foundation will be hosting a World Water Day celebration at the Community Hall in Elmvale, Ontario from 2 pm to 4 pm. with guest speaker Prof. Robert de Loë from the University of Waterloo. Dr. de Loë will present a “town hall” style public lecture on “Water: From the World to Elmvale.” (See our interview with Dr. de Loë in the features section.)
  • Maude Barlow and the Council of Canadians will be celebrating with events all over Canada.

What are you doing on World Water Day? Let us know, or visit this World Water Day website to find out about more events in your region.

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