Nestle's Water Taking Permit

A constituent’s observations: The City obtained an extension of the comment period for the Dolime quarry. Since priority is given to municipal uses of water, can’t the same thing happen here? While the water-taking may not be impacting on the current supply, I definitely feel this is an opportunity for a political response.

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"Pesticides contribute to the health…of all Canadians"

Councillors in the City of Guelph have recently received correspondence from the Urban Pest Management Council of Canada (UPMCC). The UPMCC represents the manufacturers, formulators, distributors and allied associations of specialty pest management products.The UPMCC is involved in all aspects of industry-wide and public education, communication, stewardship, legislation and regulation appropriate to pest management in the urban environment. The UPMCC states that “municipalities have no authority to ban the sale of (pesticide) products” in Canada and that the use of […]

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