The Ministry of Municipal Affairs is undertaking a consultation on a study area for potential Greenbelt expansion to protect important water resources in the outer ring of the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The study area is based on the locations with high concentrations of water resources that are under pressure from urban development. The purpose…Details
Check out the CTV News (Kitchener) story about the recent rally & march. Watch it below or click here watch on the CTV website
Check out this campaign from our friends at Council of Canadians. Shortly after noon today, Nestlé surpassed taking its 1 billionth litre of water from Ontario on an expired permit. Since I wrote you a few days ago, more than 3,000 people have sent letters to their MPPs calling on the Ontario government to…Details
Nestlé will pump the billionth litre of water since Aberfoyle permit expired. Let’s make some noise!
On Monday November 27th, Nestlé will pump the one billionth litre of water since the permit for the Aberfoyle well expired last year on July 31st , 2016. This translates to Nestlé producing hundreds of millions of single use 500 ml plastic bottles in just over a year, the vast majority of which wind up…Details
[…] “Toronto is deceptive,” says Myra Hird, who teaches at the Queen’s University school of environmental studies in Kingston, Ont., where she is a specialist in waste management. “It tends to deal with its municipal waste so efficiently that the average person doesn’t see how much of it there is, or where it goes. Out…Details
Nestle Waters’ plan to bottle water from a spring near Cascade Locks appears to be dead, after Gov. Kate Brown directed state officials to stop an exchange of water rights that was crucial to the deal. In a letter to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on Friday, the governor asked the department’s director…Details
On Wednesday October 25th, the documentary “After the Last River” will be shown at St. Matthias and St. James the Apostle Church (86 Glasgow St. at Paisley N) in Guelph.
The Wellington Water Watchers will have a table at this event.
The company’s operation in Michigan reveals how it’s dominated the industry by going into economically depressed areas with lax water laws. In rural Mecosta County, Mich., sits a near-windowless facility with a footprint about the size of Buckingham Palace. It’s just one of Nestlé’s roughly 100 bottled water factories in 34 countries around the world.…Details
This fall, KAIROS Canada, with generous support from the Echo Foundation, will hold a series of Reconciliation in the Watershed workshops with local hosts across Canada. The KAIROS Reconciliation in the Watershed Program aims to increase the number and diversity of Canadians who are knowledgeable about their immediate watershed, able to identify issues related to…Details