Friday, November 27, 2020

Tag: Polaris Institute

Canadians Celebrate Bottled Water Free Day

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Canada and several other countries marked the second Bottled Water Free Day on March 10. "Canadians are rejecting the privatization of public water resources and...

Green Party Calls for Fewer Bottles

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Canada's Green Party has voiced its opinion on bottled water by asking the federal government to avoid its purchase wherever possible, citing environmental and...

Murky Waters Exposes Bottled Water Recalls

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A new report released today by the Polaris Institute discusses the current state of federal bottled water regulations in Canada and calls it inadequate. The...

U of W Implements Campus-Wide Bottled Water Ban

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Bottled water bans have hit schools. The University of Winnipeg (U of W) announced today that it will become the first university in Canada...

CUPE Wants NS to ‘Ditch the Bottle’

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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”

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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...

Limited Access to Drinking Water on Canadian University Campuses: Report

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The bottled water debate continues to be spurred as a national online survey, Corporate Initiatives on Campus - a 2008 Snapshot, developed by the...

First Nations Water Situation Reaches “Boiling Point”

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A new report from the Polaris Institute in collaboration with the Assembly of First Nations says “too many First Nation communities are living with...

Canada Needs to Protect its Water from the U.S.: Report

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The Polaris Institute today released a new report on bulk water exports called “Turning on Canada’s Tap” prepared by Tony Clarke, executive director of...

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