Agenda Change to Activist’s Workshop

March 29th, 2019

Our workshop event will begin with Jared Ong for Fight for $15 and Fairness speaking on “Principles of Community Organizing” and then moving on to our first workshop about getting the most from your petitions. We will then break for lunch – there is soup, Folks! The afternoon is dedicated to the rotating workshops on [...]

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The Activist’s Workshop – March 30

March 13th, 2019

Want to learn how to make your voice heard more effectively? Perhaps your placards could use some punch. Need to get a petition going? Come out to our Activist’s Workshop and learn these practical skills and more around community organizing and engagement. We will start the day with a presentation to fire you up and [...]

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“Watermark” Free Movie Night – March 22

March 13th, 2019

Free movie! Free popcorn! Fresh lemonade! And, of course, free water! The documentary “Watermark” brings together diverse stories from around the globe and explores our relationship with water and how it shapes humanity. Celebrate World Water Day with us as we examine this precious resource. Please bring your own refillable drinking vessel. Details on our [...]

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Guelph Chapter AGM: Brent Patterson on “What’s to be Done?”

November 14th, 2018

Join us on Wednesday, November 28th at the Guelph Public Library Main Branch to hear our guest speaker, Brent Patterson, on the way forward for today’s activists. Doors open at 7:00 pm for this free public event. Brent speaks at 7:30 pm sharp. (Please do not enter the room before 7:00 pm if you are [...]

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Mayoral Debate – Oct. 10 2018 – 7:00pm

October 10th, 2018

Join us for an evening of debate as the incumbent, Cam Guthrie, and the candidate, Aggie Mlynarz, square off on the issues facing Guelph this election. Our moderator for this event will be retired MP for Guelph, Mr. Frank Valeriote. This debate will take place in the City Hall Council Chamber. Doors open at 6:30 [...]

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Maude Barlow, Renowned Water Warrior to Speak in Guelph

August 23rd, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maude Barlow, Renowned Water Warrior to Speak in Guelph Aquifers Under Siege – What Happens when the Wells Run Dry? Guelph, Ontario, August 15, 2018. It is largely believed that the wells in the Guelph area will never run dry.  Even if we believe that the water quantity is not threatened, the [...]

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National Day of Action to Defend Water

March 19th, 2018

Gathering at MP Lloyd Longfield’s office, 40 Cork St East, Guelph https://act.leadnow.ca/defendthewater/guelph-ontario3/ On March 23rd, people across the country will take to the streets for a National Day of Action to Defend the Water. We’ll gather outside our MP’s offices, and then go inside to deliver samples of water collected from the coastline in BC [...]

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World Water Day Movie Night – March 22

March 19th, 2018

Come for the free popcorn, stay for the riveting short films and engaging discussion. This movie night event is free. We are screening two fantastic films on the current water crisis: “Water Warriors” and “A Tale of Two Cities”. Free refreshments of lemonade, ice tea, water, and delicious popcorn! Please bring your water bottles. There will [...]

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Great Lakes Groups Band Together

October 12th, 2017

This past weekend the Water is Life: Strengthening our Great Lakes Commons gathered to discuss and challenge Nestlé and water crises in Flint and beyond. Maude Barlow gave an important keynote speech on Friday night on water justice struggles around the world and her work with other water warriors to have the UN recognize the human [...]

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“Water IS Life” Talk – Oct. 18th, ICC Guelph

September 28th, 2017

Join us for an illuminating discussion on international trade agreements and their threat to water as a public commons. Everyone on the planet will be affected by decisions made in trade talks around water as a commodity. This is a free event with donations very welcome. Facebook event link

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