Maude Barlow steps down from Council of Canadians as honorary chairperson
Maude at Site 41 in 2009 with, from left, fellow water warriors the late Keith Wood, his wife Ina and Patricia Watts
Council of Canadians update
It is with deep gratitude and respect that the Council of Canadians’ Board of Directors announces that Maude Barlow is stepping down from her position of Honorary Chairperson.
The Board is immensely thankful for all that Maude has contributed to the organization, right from the Council’s formation in 1985 to the present day. She has provided unparalleled leadership, commitment and dedication to the Council of Canadians, its values, and efforts to bring people together to drive progressive change.
“Maude Barlow is one of a kind. The wisdom, thoughtfulness and experience she has shared with the Council of Canadians over so many years cannot be matched,” says John Cartwright, Chairperson of the Council’s Board of Directors. “We are so thankful for her years of tireless dedication to fighting injustice and protecting the common good.”
“It has been the honour of my life to have served the Council of Canadians for over three decades and I know the Council will continue to fight for social justice for all,” says Barlow.
The Council of Canadians’ board members, staff, chapter activists, members and supporters offer sincere gratitude and thanks to Maude for her tireless and inspiring work to make a better Canada – and a better world – possible.