The provincial moratorium on new permits to bottle water may expire on January 1 opening the tap for multinationals like Nestlé Read more

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Wellington Water Watchers

As the Ford government considers lifting a ban on water takings in Ontario, the bottled water giant's operations abroad are drying up local aquifers and forcing communities to pipe in water from neighbouring towns Read more


“I think this story proves the value in voting with your wallet and respectfully holding organizations accountable for their choices,” says Aron Harris. Read more

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Guelph residents group calls for complete phase out of permits to bottle water in Ontario as moratorium on Nestlé marks one-year anniversary Read more

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With Donald Trump calling for the renegotiation of NAFTA, the Council of Canadians says water is vulnerable to potential trade demands Read more


If news of Nestlé’s water draining whipped up a frenzy of outrage on your Facebook feed this year, you can thank Mike Nagy. Read more


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Amnesty International

New Amnesty International report slams Nestle, Unilever, Kellogg, Procter & Gamble and Colgate for use of child labour on “sustainable” palm oil plantations Read more


Plus: take back our water from Nestlé Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog


Company's corporate affairs manager writes in response to NOW article that "child labour in our cocoa supply chain is a complex issue" Read more


Plus: Put this in your pipeline, Cuba for dummies and more Read more

Letters To The Editor

The company's cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast have been implicated in child slavery allegations, says Read more

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But proposed two-year moratorium doesn't go far enough say critics who want water-taking permits for bottled water operations phased out completely Read more

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The province says it's heard the outpouring over nestlé's water guzzling, but what it can do to curb corporate thirst for profits depends on trade deals Read more

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Nestlé pays just $3.71 for every million litres of water it pumps out of the aquifer system in Ontario, but ours isn’t the only drought-stricken jurisdiction the bottled-water giant is tapping for free H2O Read more

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