This week, there are some important and free events for you to learn how Canada and the Great Lakes will be impacted by sweeping environmental policy changes.
Tuesday, May 15, 7:00 pm
Maude Barlow and Mark Mattson will speak about the importance of protecting our Great Lakes. Join them at the Argonaut Rowing Club to hear them speak about the Great Lakes as a commons and local issues Torontonians face.
Wednesday, May 16, 7:30 pm
The second stop on the Council of Canadian's Great Lakes tour takes Maude and Mark to Hamilton. Learn about what you can do locally in Hamilton to work towards a Great Lakes commons.
Thursday, May 17, 12:00 pm EDT
Great Lakes United is offering a free public issue briefing Thursday, May 17 at 12:00pm EDT regarding the proposed Fisheries Act rollbacks. Mark Mattson of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper will be leading the presentation. Reserve your spot now by contacting Lauren Cheal by email at lcheal [at] glu.org.
Tuesday, May 22, 7:00 PM
Mark's final stop on the tour with Maude Barlow is in Kingston at Queen's University. Joining the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario, Kingston has a vibrant and active environmental community. Area-residents will learn about the Great Lakes commons and a Lake Ontario you can swim, drink, and fish.
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