Citizens rally to stop backroom deal between Nestlé and Township of Centre Wellington (TCW)

January 3, 2017

Elora, Township of Centre Wellington ON—SaveOurWater.CA and Wellington Water Watchers (WWW) are organizing an urgent public meeting to expose the scheme Nestlé Waters Canada is proposing to the Township of Centre Wellington (TCW). The meeting will take place Wednesday, January 11th 7pm at the Royal Canadian Legion, 110 Metcalfe Street, Elora (RSVP here). Speakers will update the audience on what they can do to stop Nestlé’s actions to bypass the moratorium and why it is vital to halt their scheme that will jeopardize the local water supply for their own profits.

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GuelphToday: “Catholic diocese encourages its churches to stop using bottled water”

The Diocese of Hamilton is encouraging all of its 121 parishes, including Guelph’s Basilica of Our Lady, to stop using bottled water in church facilities.

A message from Bishop Douglas Crosby appeared in last Sunday’s church bulletin at Basilica of Our Lady in Guelph encouraging all parishes to “refrain from using bottled water in church facilities effective Jan. 1, 2017.”

Read the full article by Tony Saxon at GuelphToday.com

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Full Moon Water Blessing on Sunday, December 11th

December Full Moon Water Blessing Water for Life, Not for Profit WHO: Guelph/Wellington Coalition for Social Justice and Wellington Water Watchers   WHAT: Monthly Full Moon Water Blessings provide opportunities for the public to gather to appreciate and celebrate the magic and majesty of water by joining together and reflecting upon the importance of water…

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Ministry Seeks Input on Proposed New Rules for Bottled Water Permits

Statement from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC):
As previously informed, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has proposed a regulation (EBR Registry Number 012-8783) that would establish a moratorium on the issuance of new or increasing permits for water bottling. The moratorium would prohibit the issuance of permits for new water bottling facilities or prohibit the Ministry Director from increasing the amount of water an existing water bottling facility is authorized to take under its permit. The moratorium would apply in all of Ontario and would be in effect until January 1, 2019.

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2016 AGM

Tuesday November 29, 2016
Red Papaya
7:00 pm
Interactive. Informative. Fun.

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Wellington Water Watchers Calls for Full Moon Water Blessings

November 16, 2016

Guelph-Wellington – While encouraging all Ontarian’s to participate in the political process that allows for public commenting on water-taking policies, Wellington Water Watchers (WWW) also invites us to consider another relationship we each have with water as our birthright. …

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Full Moon Water Blessing

Full Moon Water Blessing
Bring people together to honour and protect our waters
Hosted by Jan Sherman and the Women’s Drum Circle

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Please Comment on the Environmental Registry

Congratulations to all Wellington Water Watchers!

The Wynne government has heard us and is responding. This is great news and we deserve to celebrate together!

We are encouraged by the recent announcement by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) of its intent to overhaul the permit to take water process, particularly as it pertains to the packaged water sector.

Now is the opportunity to have your voice heard to safeguard our precious water. Read more …

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Bottled Water: Is it really a problem?

By Karen Rathwell, Wellington Water Watchers

In my role as a water steward, I have shared many conversations about the pros and cons of buying bottled water. It seems to be an issue that can stir up emotion pretty quickly and I find this aspect of the topic thought provoking. As I become more and more engaged in each debate …

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Delegating 101 event

How to be an effective advocate for water when appearing before city council…
Want to try your hand at Delegating? Are you feeling passionate about Water for Life, not for Profit? Join Wellington Water Watchers

Wednesday November 2nd,

7:00 pm at Silence

46 Essex St, Guelph, ON N1H 3K8

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