Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: Council of Canadians

The Problems We’re Not Solving By Banning Bottled Water

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...

CUPE and Council of Canadians Fear CETA Will Privatize Systems: Report

Canada's already challenged public water systems are under threat from a broad free trade agreement being negotiated by Canada and the European Union (EU),...

Sewage Secrecy

*Update* Winnipeg mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis held a press conference on Sunday demanding that Mayor Sam Katz release the details of the City of...

A Competitive Water Market

With just about every good or service, including some essential services, people decide how much of it they want based on its cost. When...

Groups Speak Up on Bulk Water Issues

The bulk water export debate is back in the media. Most recently, a new report from the Fraser Institute says that Canada should look at...

Bottle Ban for Nova Scotia?

With Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter's recent promise that his government will ban bottled water in all provincial buildings that have drinkable tap water,...

World Water Day – March 22

World Water is happening this Sunday, March 22. Here's a sample of a few events happening to celebrate water and draw attention to water...

FCM to Vote: Phase Out Bottled Water?

The Council of Canadians is encouraging the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to vote in favour of a resolution that would call for all...

CUPE Wants NS to ‘Ditch the Bottle’

A broad-based coalition of organizations in Nova Scotia has come together to convince municipalities and school boards that the sale and provision of bottled...

Groups Challenge Nestlé’s Bottled Water “Greenwashing”

As Toronto City Council gathered yesterday to consider passing a city-wide ban on bottled water, a new coalition challenged advertising claims made by Nestlé...

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