Nobel recipient to speak in Ridgetown


Don McIver is one of the speakers slated for the Clean Water for Living Summit next month in Chatham-Kent.

McIver, a 2007 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former Environment Canada climate scientist, will share how climate change is already impacting southern Ontario, what is expected and how we can respond.

The Clean Water for Living Committee of the Rotary Club of Chatham helped organize the Nov. 16 summit, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ridgetown Campus of the University of Guelph.

Presentations and discussions will focus on how local communities and community groups can work together to protect and improve our waterways. People from across southwestern Ontario will be attending.

Cost to attend is $25 per person, with online registration at .

The Clean Water for Living Summit is presented by Sunrise Rotary Club in partnership with the conservation authorities of Upper Thames River, Lower Thames Valley, St. Clair Region and Essex Region.




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