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Watershed 2020: Towards a Water Justice Agenda

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Join us for Watershed 2020, a digital convention to define the pathway towards a water justice agenda in Ontario! With plenary sessions, special guests, workshops, working sessions, networking, on-demand content, and an Expo Area featuring digital booths from local organizations, we’ll come together to restore environmental protections for water security and help build the movement for water justice in Ontario.

Live events start at 10AM on Saturday and go to 4:30PM, with extended access to expo booths & on-demand content through Sunday.

🔹 Engage with renowned experts, NGOs, and grassroots groups
🔹 Share your opinions with the Ontario government & broader community
🔹 Define the critical actions needed to move Ontario to a more just & secure water future

See the program here!


This is our watershed moment. Are you in?


*Attendee scholarships available! Inquire at [email protected]
*Please email us at [email protected] if you have an accessibility concern

A note about HopIn...
HopIn is a digital conference platform, which helps simulate a live-conference experience. We are using the HopIn software to host Watershed 2020 in order to facilitate an even more meaningful experience for participants. We look forward to seeing you online on September 26th!

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Schedule

– · Stage
Opening
– · Sessions
Towards Water Justice: Keynote & Panel Discussion
– · Sessions
Workshops Round 1
Choose from 5 workshop offerings on WWF Watershed Reports, Aggregates, Decolonizing the Watershed, Community Water Activism, or Int'l Water Privatization
– · Stage
Alysha Brilla Live Performance
Live musical performance by 3X Juno Award nominated artist and music producer Alysha Brilla
– · Sessions
Watershed 2020 Priorities: Political Perspectives & Discussion
Jeff Yurek (Minister of Env, Cons & Parks), NDP Environment Critic Ian Arthur, Liberal Environment Critic Lucille Collard, and Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner
– · Sessions
Workshops Round 2
Choose from 4 workshop offerings on Waterscape, Protection from Aggregate Mining, Picking Up the Bundles Canoe Journey, or The Elmira Water Crisis
– · Sessions
Workshops Round 3
Choose from 4 workshop offerings on Keeping Lake Erie Alive, Data-sharing for Freshwater Health, Protection from Nuclear Waste, or Part 2 Canoe Journey
– · Stage
Closing
Closing remarks from Watershed 2020 Participants and the Wellington Water Watchers
– · Stage
Watershed 2020 Celebration: Shane Philips Concert

The event is over

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Wellington Water Watchers

Water is life. To protect water is to protect life. Water Watchers supports community leaders who protect water and work towards water justice.

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Booths

Blue Community: Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph

Blue Community CSJ - Protect the Sacred for All

River Network

Connecting People, Saving Rivers

CUPE / SCFP

Water and Wastewater are for the Public Good, not Private Profit

Guelph Greens

A Decade of Work Protecting Water in Ontario

The Bookshelf

Always So Much To Read, Enjoy and Learn!

Donnelly Law

Law firm working with citizens’ groups and protecting the environment

MPP Sandy Shaw

MPP for Hamilton West -- Ancaster -- Dundas

'Water Wins' action reseach project

Research about/for you and water activism in Ontario

Save Our Water

WATER IS A HUMAN RIGHT, NOT A COMMODITY. OUR WATER IS NOT FOR SALE.

rare Charitable Research Reserve

Conservation, Research and Education

OPIRG Guelph

Coming Together for Social and Environmental Justice

CommonAct Press

Independent Press Publishing Books for Social Change

Connecting the Boycotts Against Nestlé

Two Boycotts, One Planet, One United Cause Against Nestlé

SafelyFed Canada

Keeping the Youngest Canadians Safe and Fed in Emergencies