Water News

Cold Lake Sun

Fluoride was originally introduced into drinking water in Canada as a means of reducing tooth decay in the general population. The council said the issue of water fluoridation had come before them previously in 2011, but as new research is made available, they understand the need to re-examine the issue. Click here to continue reading

CBC News Edmonton

Chip Lake is among five Edmonton-area lakes currently under a blue-green algae advisory. Click here to continue reading

Chatham Daily News

Protesters blocked the entrances to three wind turbine construction sites near Chatham Thursday morning. The protest group, Water Wells First, has for more than a year been fighting the development of a wind farm they say is causing problems for area residents who depend on wells for their drinking water. Tests at several farms have shown their well water has been harmed since construction began. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

In the second week of July, Mason and Anishinaabe people from across Canada convened on Lone Island in Manitoba's Whiteshell Provincial Park for the Great Water Gathering. The goal — to gather in ceremony, pray, and figure out how they can move forward together in protecting the waters of their ancestors. Click here to continue reading