Centre Wellington seeks four-year extension of moratorium on water bottling permits

ELORA – Centre Wellington is seeking a four-year extension of the provincial moratorium on new or expanded permits for commercial water bottlers. The municipality’s committee of the whole made the recommendation on June 18 following discussion of a report from managing director of infrastructure services Colin Baker. “Nothing is more important than access to water,”…

Tribe says ‘no’ to Nestle water

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI (MPRN)–   The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has declared a moratorium on bottled water from Nestle. The moratorium was announced Monday after the tribe’s board of directors unanimously approved the ban at all tribally owned and operated facilities. The board called on tribal members to uphold the moratorium. They…