UPEI host­ing wa­ter sym­po­sium

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - PROVINCE -

UPEI’s en­vi­ron­men­tal stud­ies pro­gram is host­ing an evening sym­po­sium to­day ex­plor­ing re­gional per­spec­tives on wa­ter. The sym­po­sium takes place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs­day in McMil­lan Hall, W.A. Mur­phy Cen­tre on the UPEI cam­pus. Three speak­ers will give brief pre­sen­ta­tion and then join to­gether for a panel dis­cus­sion re­lated to wa­ter is­sues on Prince Ed­ward Is­land as it de­vel­ops a Wa­ter Act. Ques­tions will be taken from the au­di­ence. Speak­ers are El­iza Star Child Knock­wood, Mawita’jik (“Gath­er­ing To­gether”) ac­tiv­i­ties co-or­di­na­tor with the Prince Ed­ward Is­land Abo­rig­i­nal Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion, Mike van den Heu­vel, di­rec­tor of the Cana­dian Rivers In­sti­tute, and Jo­ce­lyne Rankin, fresh­wa­ter co-or­di­na­tor of the Ecol­ogy Ac­tion Cen­tre. Do­na­tions will be taken for WaterAid Canada, a non-gov­ern­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tion which works with com­mu­ni­ties in the de­vel­op­ing world to pro­vide clean wa­ter and im­proved san­i­ta­tion.

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