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Nestlé water bottle. Image credit: Nestlé/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Ontario's Wellington County will be hard hit by Nestlé's plans to sell its North American bulk bottled-water business to a private equity firm.
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Doreen Nicoll | Activists from around the world are joining an Ontario community's fight against Nestlé and the commodification of water.
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Photo courtesy of Wellington Water Watchers
Doreen Nicoll | A large proportion of Ontario voters agree that permits to take water for for-profit bottling should be phased out over the next two years.
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| Tools to stop using bottled water and demand drinkable fresh water for all.
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Makasa in front of Nestle sign. Photo: Emma Lui/Council of Canadians
Emma Lui | Makasa Looking Horse is a youth from Six Nations and a student at McMaster University. She led the organizing for the Putting a Stop to Nestlé events on November 24.
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Brent Patterson | Doug Ford's "open for business" government sees water as a commodity; delaying new permits doesn't equal a commitment to the right to water.
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Plastic water bottles. Photo: Ricardo Bernardo/zone41.net/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Water is a human right and should not be treated as a commodity. Tell Ontario Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks to extend the moratorium on new permits to take groundwater for bottling.
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Photo: Guelph RISE Up for Climate Action. Used with permission from Guelph Citizens Climate Lobby.
Doreen Nicoll | Why is Ford meeting secretly with Xinyi Glass, a corporation seeking to extract over a million litres of water daily from Wellington county's already precarious aquifer despite opposition from locals?
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Nestlé water bottle. Photo: Nestlé/Flickr
Emma Lui | Two years ago Nestlé's Aberfoyle permit expired. Yet the multi-billion-dollar water corporation continues to pump up to 3.6 million litres a day from the Aberfoyle well.
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Doreen Nicoll | WWW is planning for the next phase of the Nestle campaign and they're hoping you'll join in on the conversations to strategize and develop tactics to fit working with Doug Ford's government.
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Bottled water. Image: Flickr
Emma Lui | The corporate takeover of water around the Great Lakes and the violations of the human right to water and Indigenous rights shows that access to water often falls along racial, class and other lines.
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Emma Lui | The Ontario 2018 election is just one week away. We asked thousands of people across Ontario what issues matter most and what will inform how they vote on June 7. Here's what matters to you on water.