Campaign: Sustainable Communities

Water should never be privatized, EVER!

In addition to water never being privatized, I would also protect water resources including all lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands of all forms. In addition to adding, I would suggest that water and access to water is a human right and should be protected in legislation

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Campaign: Sustainable Communities

Protect our food and water

Protect our food from GMO's, Chemicals, and Hormones that are being reported in study and after study to cause increasing health risks. Protect our Fresh Water in the Great Lakes from Nestle and other corporations/forgeign governments from siphoning water from the great lakes. Protect our Drinking Water from chemicals such as flouride which, again, have been proven to cause negative health effects. Limit the importing ...more »

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Campaign: Jobs & Economy

Invest in Food & WAter

Canada's largest employer is the Agricultural sector but our lands are at risk by quarry pits and urban sprawl. We need an act today protect our Agricultural sectors and watersheds for the long term because farming and food production is Ontario's leading economic driver and in the age of climate change, food production and source water protection will be more and more valuable to Ontario in the days ahead. To insure ...more »

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Campaign: Jobs & Economy

Raise the water taking tax for industrial purposes

Raise the water taking tax for industrial purposes, excluding farming and local food processing, from $3.71 per million litres to $10 per million litres. This tax will encourage the conservation of one of Ontario’s most precious resources. Generated revenues could be used to fund programs and tax credits to provide clean water and waste water management. There would be NO water tax increases for private homes, public ...more »

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Campaign: Health Care

Ban Fluoridation Of Municipal Tap Water

Now, before all you people who are super pro-fluoride get all riled up, I'm not just going to bash fluoride through this entire proposal, so calm yourselves down and hear me out. Firstly, in North America, there are many many communities who put fluoride into their water systems, supposedly to help prevent cavities. I would like to see this practice banned. Not just because fluoride is of questionable safety (there are ...more »

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