Film Screening: 'Bottled Life – The Truth About Nestle’s Business with Water'

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 21:30 to 23:30
University of Alberta Education South Room 107 Edmonton , AB
Canada
53° 32' 39.8004" N, 113° 29' 27.3372" W
Alberta CA

Join the Council of Canadians, Cinema Politica, and the Back the Tap Coalition to celebrate Bottled Water Free Day 2013 with a screening of the award-winning documentary, “Bottled Life: The Truth about Nestle’s Business with Water”. 

The Nestlé Corporation currently controls more than 70 of the world's bottled water brands, including Perrier, San Pellegrino, PureLife, and Arrowhead.  Nestle’s annual sales of bottled water alone total some $10 billion.  The bottled water industry sees water as a commodity - privately owned, bought and sold for a profit. 

Last year, the University of Alberta awarded Nestle Chair Peter Brabeck-Letmathe an honorary degree and Nestle Corporation continues to influence campuses and communities across Canada.

This event is part of the March 2013 Solidarity Week. For more information on Solidarity Week events, please visit: www.solidarityweek.wordpress.com

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Richard Merry

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