Recorded in Winnipeg on Mother Earth Day!
Maude Barlow speaks to a packed hall on the international campaign for the Rights of Nature and the need to retake “the Commons” from corporate predators.
Lynne Fernandez speaks out for the Boreal Forest and explains the intelligent decision for a west side BiPole 3.
Bill Blaikie, Minister of Conservation champions a UNESCO designation for the last remaining intact boreal forest in North America on east side of the province and exposes the real cost of the east side versus west side BiPole 3.
… and the Raging Grannies rage!!!
Originally broadcast: May 29, 2011
Broadcaster: Shaw Cable 9, Winnipeg
Length: 117 minutes
Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and she 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 Councilor with the Hamburg-based World Future Council. Maude is the recipient of eight honorary doctorates as well as many awards, including the 2005 Right Livelihood Award (known as the “Alternative Nobel”).
In 2008/2009, she served as Senior Advisor on Water to the former 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.
Warm thank-you to the Fort Garry Hotel for all their support.
Presented by the Boreal Forest Network with co-sponsors the Council of Canadians – Winnipeg Chapter and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.