Bottled Water

First Anniversary of Ontario Moratorium on New Bottled Water Undertakings…But Nestle is Still Going Strong. Where's the Backlash?

In 2016, the Ontario government, under Premier Kathleen Wynne, proposed a moratorium on bottled water: A blanket ban on new and increased bottled water operations gaining water taking permits for a two-year period. Those with jobs on the line opposed the ban. But for everyone else, this was a long time coming (The Canadian Press, 2016).

Who Will Pay if The Taps Run Dry?


          This post will provide a brief summary of a news article posted by CBC News, Kitchener-Waterloo, on September 26, 2016. The article, written by Kate Bueckert, is titled “Why Nestlé's Aberfoyle well matters so much to Guelph, Ont., residents”. Following the summary, a brief discussion of thoughts and opinions regarding the article will be provided.

What's So Great About Bottled Water, Anyway?

Douglas Liebe

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