Toronto Star Op-Ed on Nestlé in Aberfoyle and water as a human right

5 September 2016:

The Toronto Star has published an op-ed by Stephen Bede Scharper about changing how we look at water in light of the outrage around Nestlé’s extended permit to extract water, titled “Water is a human right, not a mere commodity: Allowing large corporations to profit profligately from public water supplies during a time of drought, as is happening in Aberfoyle, Ont., is not only irresponsible, but reprehensible.” Read the full article here.

Indigenous Waterways event

When: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Where: BMO Atrium, Evergreen Brick Works 550 Bayview Ave., Toronto

The Indigenous Waterways event will raise awareness, build connections, and strengthen the capacity of Toronto’s diverse communities to take action by providing an indigenous approach on relating to and caring for our watersheds. …

Share Your Views on Strengthening Canada’s Environmental Regulations

The Government of Canada is currently seeking the public’s views on improving its environmental and regulatory processes. This public consultation is your opportunity to provide input and emphasize the importance of restoring and strengthening our protection of Canada’s waters. Please head to this post from the Canadian Freshwater Alliance for some more detailed background on the contents of…

Greenbelt Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall to Support Growing the Greenbelt in Wellington County

Wellington Water Watchers will be hosting a Town Hall on growing the Greenbelt in Wellington County.
Wednesday June 15th, 2016
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sportsplex 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus
Speakers: Kevin Thomason, David Donelly
The current Coordinated Land Use Planning Review (Review of the Greenbelt and its proposed expansion areas) represents a unique opportunity to permanently protect Wellington County’s important moraine headwater areas …