NEW! Oshawa Express article – A different kind of “MAYDAY” for Durham’s waterfront

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Hundreds of residents and concerned citizens stop by PACT POW booth at annual waterfront festival

On Aug. 10, members of PACT POW attended the Ajax By the Lake Waterfront Festival to hand out buttons, flyers, and lawn signs to promote the upcoming MAYDAY Rally on Aug. 17. Hundreds of residents and concerned citizens stopped by their booth to learn more about the Duffin Creek Sewage Plant, and showed their support by signing the Save the Pickering and Ajax Waterfronts Petition.

To receive a FREE lawn sign and/or buttons, please contact Paul Kuebler at or Councillor Joanne Dies at


PACT POW Community Conversation Days – Get Your Free Button!

PACT POW will be out and about in Ajax and Pickering over the next couple of weeks handing out FREE Buttons and Lawn Signs to promote the MAYDAY Rally on August 17, 2013. Upcoming community days include:

  • Rotary Park Pavilion, Aug 3 from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Rotary Park Pavilion, Aug 4 from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Celebrate Ajax by the Lake Waterfront Festival, Aug 10 from Noon to 5 p.m.


MAYDAY Rally Launch Coverage

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PACT POW announces MAYDAY Rally Aug. 17 with key note speaker MP Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party

Today, at a special media launch PACT POW officially announced the Save our Waterfront MAYDAY Rally to be held on August 17 at 1 p.m. at Ajax Rotary Park with special guest speaker MP Elizabeth May.


PACT POW is calling on the Regions of Durham and York to invest in state-of-the-art technology for the Duffin Creek Sewage plant to protect Lake Ontario.

The rally will feature keynote speaker and leader of the Green Party MP Elizabeth May. Other activities include sign making station, face painting for kids, petition signing and a signature wall for the public to post messages. Supporting environmental organizations will also be in attendance, including DurhamCLEAR, Sierra Club, Green Party of Canada and Environmental Defence.

PACT POW invites all citizens of Durham Region to attend the rally and stand together and fight to protect Lake Ontario, our beaches and our drinking water.