Recent Updates

 

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Women and Water: We want to hear from you!

What does it mean to live as a woman and experience changes in water costs, quality and management practices? How do these experiences impact on one's health and well-being? How are these experiences different from men's? Peaked your interest? Want to add your voice to this important conversation? Then be in touch! The Water and Women focus group will take place on Tuesday, August 20th. Read More....

WHO WILL DO THE MOST TO PROTECT OUR HOME WATERS?

Want to vote for water but don't know who to elect? The Candidate Report Card grades are in! After hours of careful assessment, the WaterWealth Project is happy to provide YOU - the voters - with a tool to select the candidate who will do the most to protect our home waters. Click HERE to read the report cards.

FRASER VALLEY VOTES

On Saturday, May 11th, join us for an instant rally for fresh water democracy. Bring your own costumes, signs, and/or art to show what election issue(s) get you fired up... Or, join the WaterWealth Project in creating the "uberdrop." The rally begins at 4 pm at the “5 corners” in downtown Chilliwack, at the Chilliwack Law Courts. For more information click HERE.

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Community Survey Results. We've been out on the streets and buzzing online to gather your perspectives in our community survey and story map. See the latest results on what we've been hearing so far from the community HERE.

IN THE NEWS

Film Series Celebrates Canada Water Week. As Canada gears up to celebrate the country's water ways for Canada Water Week, Chilliwack's youngest environmental organization is planning a host of community events to keep the issue of water in the public conscience. Read More.

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March 18-25: WaterWealth Celebrates Canada Water Week  Where: Throughout the Fraser Valley. Join us during Canada Water Week for film screenings, community celebrations and mapping blitzes. RSVP now!

IN THE NEWS

The WaterWealth Project's Larry Commodore and Sheila Muxlow's OpEd in the Chilliwack Times: Care for our Fresh Water. In recent weeks, Chilliwack has been ignited by the decision to chlorinate its drinking water.  Our concern over this issue can help spark a broader movement to protect our water wealth. Read More

THANK YOU!

The WaterWealth Project's open house was a hurricane of a success. Saturday, March 2nd was a blustery day in the Valley, but it was truly heart warming to have so many people come out to our launch party.The skies were dark, the wind was gusting, and the rain was coming down in sheets. But our headquarters on Storey Avenue was brightly-lit and overflowing with energized community members. Read Sheila's blog here.
 

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The WaterWealth Project Launch Party on Saturday, March 2nd was a huge success! Over 100 people gathered to get the inside scoop on the project. Read Sheila's blog and check out the photo album here.
 

ACTION

WaterWealth's letter to BC government on the Water Act Modernization. It's time for action!

 

 

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