The Fraser River Rally and Nature Walk is set for March 22 at 1 p.m. on Cannor Road

The Fraser River Rally and Nature Walk is set for March 22 at 1 p.m. on Cannor Road

Rally around fresh water in Chilliwack to highlight threats

A film night and a rally to celebrate World Water week in Chilliwack next week

  • Mar. 14, 2015 7:00 p.m.

A rally to celebrate World Water Day in Chilliwack next Sunday is at the proposed Aevitas waste recycling site.

The Fraser River Rally and Nature Walk is set for March 22 at 1 p.m. on Cannor Road, organized by the recently formed Chilliwack Chapter of the Council of Canadians, and Water Wealth.

The rally is one of two events that week to highlight “the many threats to fresh water in our region,” according to a release.

The second event on March 19 will see film screenings and discussions about “fresh water” with

‘Water on the Screen’ featuring, Red Run, and Tapped, starting at 7 p.m. at Sto:lo Research and Resource Management Centre on Vedder Rd.

Canada Water Week is March 16-22.

The Council of Canadians is a national organization holding government and corporations accountable by advocating for clean water, fair trade, green energy, public health care and democracy.