Tag: council of canadians

December 2, 2008

Nestle: Product Ban?

As the City of Toronto and other municipalities wrestle with ways to moderate the volume of waste resulting from plastic bottles, Nestle has been accused of engaging in potentially misleading advertising, at least according to the sources quoted in this article . For me, it seems like the answer is really quite simple:  stop drinking bottled water (or other liquids) . We’re very fortunate, in […]

October 21, 2008

Maude Barlow Named First UN Water Adviser

Original link here Congratulations Maude!  There is hope for the world’s water supply! Canadian activist Maude Barlow has been appointed as the United Nation’s first senior adviser on water issues, a role she hopes to use to establish water as a human right and to convince Canada to "change its shameful position" on the issue. Barlow, chair of the citizens’ advocacy group Council of Canadians, […]