05/13/2012 10:09 EDT | Updated 07/13/2012 05:12 EDT

Great Lakes subject of Maude Barlow talk in Hamilton

The chair of the Council of Canadians will speak about protecting the Great Lakes during a stop in Hamilton on May 16.

Maude Barlow will present “Great Lakes Need Great Friends” as part of an eight-city tour.

Barlow will discuss how to protect the Great Lakes from private interests and restore democratic control over them.

The event is at Hamilton First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn St. S., at 7:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

For more information, call 1-800-387-7177 or email