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. …