Calgary Herald - December 20th
The Town of Okotoks will stop adding fluoride to its drinking water supply Thursday, after receiving approval from the provincial government Dec. 13.
In May, town council voted six to one in favour of repealing the existing fluoridation bylaw and removing fluoride from drinking water.
Coun. Matt Rockley said the town engaged both residents and doctors on the issue before voting to pass the notice of motion, originally put forward by Coun. Florence Christophers early this year. The town’s public hearing about fluoridation in April was the most well-attended of this term of council, Rockley said. ... Click here to read more.