Water Docs Film Festival
March 29 - April 2, 2017
Join us at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema to see an exciting array of films about issues facing our global water systems, and interact with filmmakers at each screening -- ask your questions during our live, interactive Q&A sessions.
March 29 @ the University of Toronto
See the Toronto Premier of xxxx!
Sponsored and organized by the student chapter of the Ontario Water Works Association.
March 30 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
Opening night screening of xxxx
Followed by a reception at the Centre for Social Innovation (720 Bathurst -- a 3-minute walk from the cinema).
Reconciliation Great Lakes Water Walk
September 24, 2017
The Great Lakes Water Walk is being organized by a coalition of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and organizations, anchored by Ecologos. It is a first step toward an annual National Day of Walking for the Water when Canadians in every corner of the country will be invited to walk beside, and for, the body of water they love. And it marks a new beginning of right relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people for Canada’s next 150 years.
On September 24, 2017, in her people’s ancient tradition of sacred water walking, respected Anishinabek Elder, Josephine Mandamin, will lead The Great Lakes Water Walk across the entire Toronto waterfront of Lake Ontario. At the end of the walkfrom a barge beside Ontario Place, Grandmother Josephine will lead 15,000 in a beautiful blessing of the Great Lakes. She will be joined by the Chiefs of the two traditional territories across which the Water Walk has journeyed, as well as by leaders of the cultural and faith traditions, governments, businesses, youth, working people and voluntary associations that comprise the greater Toronto community – a tangible expression of reconciliation, a coming together in that which is our common source, the waters of the Great Lakes.