The World Vision table at I Mother Earth, Our Lady Peace and The Standstills show, at Massey Hall, Toronto, Oct. 24 — photo credit: Karen Bliss.
The World Vision table at I Mother Earth, Our Lady Peace and The Standstills show, at Massey Hall, Toronto, Oct. 24 — photo credit: Karen Bliss.

Singer Edwin of I Mother Earth Tells Crowd About Children "Drinking Parasite and Bacteria-Riddled Water"

Singer Edwin, who has rejoined his original rock band I Mother Earth to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their double-platinum album Scenery & Fish, told a sold-out hometown crowd at Toronto’s Massey Hall recently where his focus lies in terms of philanthropy — clean water. 

The national tour, which ends Nov. 5 and includes compatriots Our Lady Peace and openers The Standstills on the bill, has World Vision in tow.

“We’re trying to raise money to bring clean water to an area called Nkayi in Zimbabwe,” Edwin said onstage. “Thousands of children die every week because they’re drinking parasite and bacteria-riddled, basically poisonous water. We just want to help them have clean water, give the kids a chance to grow up and take part in a life that we have...

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