Water is essential for all life. Is Ontario doing enough to protect it?
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), Ontario Environment Network (OEN), and Ontario Headwaters Institute (OHI) are pleased to announce the dates, locations, and local partners for the community discussions on protecting Ontario’s water, as below.
The event is free, but to ensure the right amount of chairs and coffee we ask you to please register online by clicking on the blue bold meeting location below+ .
|1:30* Feb 13
In partnership with the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition
Simcoe County, Midhurst United Church, 91 Doran Rd, Springwater, L0L 1X0
|5:30* Feb 14
In partnership with Sustainable Brant, Langford Conservancy, & Hamilton Naturalists
Brant County, Langford Schoolhouse, 1694 Colborne St E, Brantford, N3T 5M1
|6:30* Feb 20
Niagara, Niagara College, Room W216, 135 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, L0S 1J0 In partnership with Trout Unlimited Canada-Niagara Chapter and the Save Thundering Waters Forest community group
|5:30* Feb 22
In partnership with GreenUp
Peterborough, McDonnel St Activity Centre, 577 McDonnel St, Peterborough, K9H 2Y1
+ If you don’t wish to register online, please send an e-mail with your name to Andrew as below.
* The times noted above are recommended arrival times to register and network over maps, handouts, coffee, and light snacks. Each meeting will start 30 minutes after the times shown, SHARP, and will feature an hour of community discussion following two short presentations.
WaterScape is a collaborative effort of CELA, OEN, and OHI, in cooperation with the local partners listed above. The goals for the community discussions are:
Issues to be addressed at the community discussions include:
- Are the increased measures in the Greenbelt adequate to the need to protect water there?
- Are there other areas of the province where increased protection for water should be applied? and,
- Is the Province doing enough to protect water?
A template agenda can be seen at http://ontarioheadwaters.ca/agenda/. For more information please contact Andrew McCammon of the OHI at 416 231 9484 or via email at andrew(@) ontarioheadwaters.ca
Canadian Environmental Law Association
Ontario Environment Network
Ontario Headwaters Institute