January 31, 2015


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Terrace council hears pitch for fluoride-free future

By: Josh Massey, Terrace Standard, Terrace, BC 26-Jan-2015 – The following are several of the items that were addressed at the regular Terrace council meeting last night: * With Prince George voting by referendum last year to stop adding fluoride to the municipal drinking supply, local Terrace resident Barry Prince decided to request again that Terrace [...]

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Health Unit supports call for fluoridation

By: Sun Times, Owen Sound, ON 26-Jan-2015 – The Grey Bruce Health Unit is supporting a recommendation to require fluoridation of all municipal water systems, as long as the province funds such upgrades. At its meeting on Friday, the Grey-Bruce Board of Health passed a motion supporting the recommendation by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit [...]

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Voters say no to fluoride

By: Arthur Williams, Prince George Citizen, Prince George, BC 15-Nov-2014 – Prince George residents rejected public water fluoridation in a referendum on Saturday. With the preliminary results in from all polling stations, 10,171 people voted no to the question “The City of Prince George currently fluoridates its water supply. Are you in favour of the City [...]

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Three P.Eng. Letters Regarding Municipal Water Fluoridation Practice

Engineering Dimensions, November/December, 2014. Three Letters Regarding Municipal Water Fluoridation Practice – The Effects of Fluoridation (page 72) Letter By: Chris Gupta, P.Eng., London, Ontario. A Bigger Issue (page 72-73) Letter By: Vladimir Gagachev, P.Eng., Mississauga, Ontario. Need For PEO Action Plan (page 73-74) Letter By: Gerry Cooper, P.Eng., Toronto, Ontario.   click to read [...]

End secrecy around prescription drugs: Editorial

The Star.com, Published on September 11, 2014 – Health Canada needs to clean up its shameful cult of institutional secrecy and make findings public as the American Food and Drug agency does. It’s a prescription for disaster. Some Canadian pharmaceutical companies have sold drugs they knew were defective — putting patients at possible risk. Others [...]

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Cornwall council to decide on fluoride issue

By: Greg Peerenboom, Cornwall Standard Freeholder, Cornwall, Ontario 09-Sep-2014 – Cornwall city council can’t brush off the fluoride additive issue any longer. Council is expected to decide whether to spend $250-$300,000 to upgrade water fluoridation equipment at the city’s water purification plant. The use of fluoride in municipal water systems has been a hot topic [...]

Is Fluoride in Private Wells Causing an IQ Decline?

By: Dina Fine Maron, Scientific American, USA 20-Aug-2014 – Excess fluoride, which may damage both brain and bone, is leaching out of granite and into Maine’s drinking water—and potentially other New England states.   Credit: NYC.gov Locals call it the “Switzerland of Maine” for its breathtaking mountains and picturesque waters, yet Dedham is just one of [...]

Health Minister German outlaws fluoridation of all tap water – Israel

By: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, The Jerusalem Post, Israel 17-Aug-2014 – Contrary to the advice of public health and dentistry experts in her own ministry and academia, Health Minister Yael German has decided to prohibit the fluoridation of drinking water around the country. She also issued her decision Sunday in contravention of a letter written exactly two [...]

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Can Fluoridated Water Hurt Developing Brains?

By: Tony West, Philadelphia Public Record, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 07-Aug-2014 – Fluoridated drinking water is coming under the gun again, in large part because of concern about the rising incidence of developmental neurological disorders like autism and ADHD. Could this widespread chemical additive be to blame? Philadelphia’s drinking water is fluoridated, so we all want to know [...]

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USA – Costco Connection Debate “Should drinking water be fluoridated?”

USA – Costco Connection Debate June 2014 (Volume 29 Number 6) – Most countries in the world (including 97 percent of Europe) do not fluoridate their water. Yet, tooth decay has been coming down as fast in non-fluoridated coun­tries as in fluoridated ones, according to a World Health Organization study. It is a poor medical [...]