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Wellington Water Watchers Public Opposition to Nestlé Waters Canada

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Wellington Water Watchers (WWW) opposes Nestlé’s permits and similar ones, because the wholesale removal of water for profit practised by water extractors, such as...

Montreal to Battle Disposable Water Bottle

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After Montreal has eliminated plastic bags in 2018, it will take on plastic water bottles, said Mayor Denis Coderre. Mayor Coderre cited the 700 million single-use plastic bottles in Quebec landfills every year as reason for the ban.

Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie Responds to Inquiries about Nestlé’s Water Takings

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In response to local environmental groups' worries Nestlé's water takings in the Grand River Watershed, Guelph mayor Cam Guthrie posted a response on his...

Report Recommends Strategy to Address Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes

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A new report is calling on the Ontario government to implement an incentive for the public to recycle plastic bottles to reduce plastic pollution...

Ban on Plastic-Bottled Water May Be In Store for Montreal

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Banning plastic-bottled water may be the next item on Montreal’s environmental to-do list.  According to a report by The Canadian Press, Mayor Denise Coderre...

The Problems We’re Not Solving By Banning Bottled Water

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Earlier this year, researchers released a study examining the University of Vermont’s precedent-setting bottled water ban established in 2003. The results: an 8 per...

N.S. Restricts Bottled Water Use

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Nova Scotia's government has made good on a promise made by its premier, Darrell Dexter, last month. The Province has eliminated the purchase and use...

Nestlé Donates to Haiti Relief Efforts

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Nestlé Waters North America (which includes Nestlé Waters Canada) has pledged to donate $1 million in bottled water products to support disaster relief efforts...

Myths and Legends

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Myth #1: Water is a public good. Water is essential to life. Therefore, some argue, it should be considered public. Food is also essential...

Bottled Water Back in the News

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This week Ontario NDP MPP Peter Tabuns (Toronto-Danforth) submitted a new Private Members Bill—Bottled Water Spending Act, 2009—to restrict government spending on bottled water....

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