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Keeping the water issue on the front burner

Save Our Water rally stresses the need for bottled water to be an issue in the provincial election next June. The moratorium on new permits for the bottled water industry may have moved the issue to the back burner. But Guelph’s highly-motivated anti-bottled water movement plans on making sure it doesn’t stay there. Roughly 50 […]

Tier 3 Community Stakeholders and Residents Meeting September 13.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 6:30 – 9:00 at the Elora Community Centre. The study team for Centre Wellington’s Tier 3 water assessment formed a citizens’ group, the Community Liaison Group, to engage residents and stakeholders in this project. The public is invited to attend Thursday’s meeting along with this stakeholder group. With these meetings the Project […]

Seven Reforms to Address Marine Plastic Pollution

The Environmental Law Centre at the University of Victoria has just released a report Seven Reforms to Address Marine Plastic Pollution. The first set of recommendations focus on regulating single use plastics and the report states: There is now a growing movement to ban individual-sized water bottles, plastic straws and non-biodegradable plastic tableware. For example, […]