Maude Barlow: Water for Sale – How Trade and Investment Agreements Threaten Environmental Protection of Water and Promote the Commodification of the World’s Water

Group of 78 Luncheon Speaker Series Maude Barlow   Water for Sale: How Trade and Investment Agreements Threaten Environmental Protection of Water and Promote the Commodification of the World’s Water   Tuesday May 30, 2017 12:00 p.m.   Palais Imperial Restaurant, 311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa   RESERVATIONS: Group78@group78.org  613-565-9449 ext. 22 by Friday, May 27, 2017, by… Read More »

G78 Message to Government on Support to UNRWA

The Group of 78 has written to the Minister of International Development, Mme. Marie-Claude Bibeau, commending the government on the restoration of funding to the needs of Palestinians through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, noting however that the support is less than previous levels and urging an increase in the short term. Read the full letter… Read More »

Edith Fowke’s Bequest to the Group of 78

EDITH FOWKE’S BEQUEST TO THE GROUP OF 78 In early 2016, the Group of 78 was notified that it was one of ten organizations that had been named beneficiaries of a bequest from the estate of the late Edith Fowke, who died in 1996. The disbursement of the bequests was delayed for twenty years, until after the death… Read More »

A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security submission

On July 29, 2016, the Group of 78 and 10 other leading civil society organizations submitted “A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security” to the federal government’s Defence Policy Review. A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security We believe that a defence policy review should be developed from the priorities established by the Canadian government’s foreign… Read More »