The Vancouver Writers Fest presents
24. Whose Water Is It, Anyway?
MAUDE BARLOW, CANDIS CALLISON, SARAH COX
Moderator: Leila Harris
An essential conversation with preeminent water and climate activists and academics on how we can protect this crucial resource.
As access to natural resources becomes more fraught in the face of climate crisis, so does debate of the essential question in Maude Barlow’s new book, Whose Water Is It, Anyway? Barlow, Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, joins award-winning investigative journalist and Breaching the Peace author, Sarah Cox, and Candis Callison, professor at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism and author of How Climate Change Comes to Matter, to discuss, highlighting how individuals and communities can affect real change in the face of threats.
Generously supported by Yosef Wosk, in honour of the late Mel Hurtig for his tireless work to make Canada a strong and culturally rich nation.
Wednesday, October 23 at 6pm
Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St
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