As the clock ticks down on Ontario’s provincial election, some of the candidates may find themselves in hot water over calls to keep water in the hands of Ontario residents, and out of the hands of big corporations. A campaign by the non-profit Wellington Water Watchers — endorsed by Greenpeace Canada — is urging Premier…Details
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…Details
Doug Ford beats a rapid retreat from his controversial scheme to open up the Greenbelt’s protected land to development. Doug Ford has made a rapid retreat from his controversial scheme to open up the Greenbelt’s protected land to housing development. The Progressive Conservative leader backed down one day after it emerged he had privately assured…Details
Joel Harden, NDP candidate in Ottawa South, signs the pledge from our Action Kit
Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin signs pledge to support phasing out permits to bottle water in Ontario part of Wellington Water Watchers Water For Life, Not Profit program.
Students at McGill University soon won’t be able to buy bottled water from vending machines as the university rolls out a campus-wide ban. The step, which falls in line with World Water Day, will eliminate the sale of about 85,000 water bottles each year. François Miller, director of McGill’s Office of Sustainability, expects the ban…Details