Maude Barlow

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Name: Maude Barlow
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Who Owns Earth's Water?

Maude Barlow talks about Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water.In their international bestseller Blue Gold, Maude Barlow and co-author Tony Clarke exposed how a handful of corporations are gaining ownership ... [Published FORA.tv - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Maritimes to 'pay a price' under Ottawa's health plan

CBC  –The federal government's plans for Canada's health care system will hurt the Maritime provinces and usher in private health care, says the Council of Canadians.The national social policy group is calling on provincial and territorial premiers to ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Barlow warns of CETA at health care forum in Charlottetown

Photo: Health care forum in Charlottetown. Photo by Mike Butler.The front-page of the Guardian reports , "It was a standing-room-only crowd in Charlottetown Tuesday to hear dire warnings about the future of health care in Canada."About 250 people attended ... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Future of health care

Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians national chairperson, is asking the premiers to demand Ottawa reverse its decision to pull out of health care funding and regulation.Now Playing on CBC Radio RefreshCBC Radio OneListen Live Ottawa changeNow Playi ... [Published CBC - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The World Isn't Running Out of Water

Although the "Earth's oceans have lost about a quarter of their original mass ... over the course of around four billion years," the Danish researchers studying this issue noted the following:Today the atmosphere is rich in oxygen, which reacts with both ... [Published American Thinker - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Protect, strengthen and expand health care: Town hall on future of health care to coincide with Council of the Federation

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 08/26/14 -- Provinces and territories are facing a $36 billion cut to health care funding by the federal government over the next ten years. By refusing to sign a new health accord with the provinces, ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Energy East Pipeline': A Ticking Bomb That Threatens Canada's Precious Waterways

TransCanada's proposed 2,858-mile Energy East pipeline, which would carry 1.1 million barrels of crude oil across Canada daily, would traverse at least 90 watersheds and 961 waterways between Alberta and New Brunswick — including some protected by Indigenous ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

The Robocall Verdict Isn't the End of 2011 Election Fraud

The Ontario Superior Court ruled today that Michael Sona, the young Conservative aide, is guilty of participating in the robocall scheme.But this verdict does not resolve the issues surrounding the widespread orchestrated electoral fraud in the 2011 election. ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Barlow here for festival

National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians Maude Barlow is set to speak at this year’s Fresh Water Jamboree on Sept. 13.The one-day music festival raises awareness about fresh water resources in Wellington County, Ontario and Canada. There will ... [Published Guelph Tribune - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

German television show leaks CETA, Council of Canadians says deal will not survive public scrutiny

The Council of Canadians is pleased that the Canada-EU trade deal, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), has seen the light of day after German television show Tagesschau provided the full text online this afternoon.“Throughout the process, ... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

UN decries water as weapon of war in military conflicts

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS - The United Nations, which is trying to help resolve the widespread shortage of water in the developing world, is faced with a growing new problem: the use of water as a weapon of war in ongoing conflicts.The most recent ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Canada-EU free trade not done deal, Harper should not pop champagne cork yet

With much fanfare, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada announced that trade negotiators have concluded negotiations on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), even organizing a signing ceremony with the provinces ... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 05 2014]

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"taking tap water away from people who cannot afford it is not only a public health emergency but also a blatant human rights violation" said Maude Barlow, national chairwoman of the public advocacy group Council of Canadians, in a recent press statement...
"the harper government is planning to take many billions of dollars of federal money out of the health care system, basically turning it over to the provinces" said Barlow
...we need, with quality public healthhealth carecare for every every Canadian," says Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians. "but when the federal government let the 2004 health accord expire and refused to negotiate a new agreement with the provinces and territories, it walked away from its responsibility to protect our public healthhealth care system."

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Who Owns Earth's Water? [Published FORA.tv - Aug 28 2014]
Despite Calls for Humanity, Detroit Resumes Wat... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 27 2014]
Maritimes to 'pay a price' under Ottawa's healt... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 27 2014]
Barlow warns of CETA at health care forum in Ch... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 27 2014]
Future of health care [Published CBC - Aug 27 2014]
The World Isn't Running Out of Water [Published American Thinker - Aug 27 2014]
It is time for real leadership from the Premier... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 27 2014]
Protect, strengthen and expand health care: Tow... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Aug 26 2014]
Media Advisory: Protect, Strengthen and Expand ... [Published MarketWired - Aug 22 2014]
'Energy East Pipeline': A Ticking Bomb That Thr... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 20 2014]
Where Oil Meets Water: Energy East an unaccepta... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 19 2014]
Following Prolonged Water Shut-Offs, Food & Wat... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 15 2014]
Greasy ‘robocall’ scandal will haunt Conservati... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 14 2014]
Sona 'did not likely act alone,' says judge [Published MSN Canada - Aug 14 2014]
The Robocall Verdict Isn't the End of 2011 Elec... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 14 2014]
Barlow here for festival [Published Guelph Tribune - Aug 14 2014]
Michael Sona, former Tory campaign worker, foun... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 14 2014]
German television show leaks CETA, Council of C... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 14 2014]
German TV website leaks what is claims is full ... [Published Weyburn Review - Aug 14 2014]
UN decries water as weapon of war in military c... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
CETA will likely be signed, but it will also im... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 07 2014]
Canada wants to force CETA on Europeans, Canadi... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 07 2014]
Canada’s still secret EU trade pact closer to c... [Published Mississauga News - Aug 06 2014]
Canada-EU free trade not done deal, Harper shou... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 05 2014]
Water crisis [Published Northumberland Today - Jul 30 2014]
Water is a human right, and not just in Detroit [Published Public Services International - Jul 30 2014]
Maude Barlow, the inspiration for Mad Max? [Published Council of Canadians - Jul 30 2014]
My trip on the Canadian water convoy to Detroit [Published Council of Canadians - Jul 29 2014]
Detroit Water Shut-offs Prompts Canadian Solida... [Published Global Research - Jul 28 2014]
CETA trade pact in jeopardy; Germany poised to ... [Published Canadian Manufacturing - Jul 28 2014]
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Canadian group to deliver 1,000 litres of water... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 23 2014]
A Canadian group is planning to bring about 1,000 litres of water from Windsor to Detroit to protest thousands of residential service shutoffs by Detroit’s water department. “I am doing this because as good neighbours, we need to show our solidarity,” ...
Today’s letters: More liberty will make for a h... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 25 2014]
Re: Fixing Medicare, Instead Of Destroying It , Monika Dutt, Maude Barlow and Rachel Tutte, June 21. I want everyone who read this article about Canada’s single-tier health-care system to know that Cuba and North Korea are the only other countries ...
Detroit begins cutting off water to 150,000 res... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 24 2014]
Desperate calls for help from the United Nations aren’t just for war-torn and developing nations anymore. The city of Detroit — a city that has been on the brink in many ways — in an effort to balance its books, has begun shutting off water access to ...
Today’s letters: Religion and politics don’t mix [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 24 2014]
Re: In Trudeau’s World, Christians Need Not Apply , Rex Murphy, June 21. Political parties in Canada have never been democratic institutions, in the sense that their representatives are free to vote as they choose. Political parties are teams. They ...
Blue Planet et al. Appeal to UN over Detroit Wa... [Published Informed Comment - Jun 23 2014]
By Sarah Lazare 'By denying water service to thousands, Detroit is violating the human right to water.' As thousands of people in Detroit go without water, and the city moves to cut off services to tens of thousands more, concerned organizations have ...
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