mission statement . . .
To end water fluoridation Canada-wide.
énoncé de mission . . .
Pour mettre fin à la fluoration de l’eau partout au Canada.
because it’s . . . parce que c’est . . .
The Problem With Fluoridation
Video: (01-May-2012, 2 min. 46 sec.)
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WHAT’S HAPPENING – NEWS
By: Stephannie Johnson, Parry Sound North Star, Parry Sound, Ontario 18-Sep-2015 – Dentists, community group face off with pleas for, against fluoride Tuesday evening Parry Sound residents and some from surrounding municipalities filled town council chambers to capacity – and then some – to debate water fluoridation. On June 2, council defeated a recommendation put [...]
By: Stephannie Johnson, Parry Sound North Star, Parry Sound, Ontario 16-Sep-2015 – Residents of all ages from all walks of life filled Parry Sound council chambers to capacity – and then some – to debate the town’s decision to keep its water fluoridated. Although a vast majority of those in attendance were against fluoride, a [...]
By: Chris Eakin, Fairview Post, Fairview, Alberta 16-Sep-2015 – The town of Fairview is holding a plebiscite on Oct. 5 on the question of whether to discontinue the addition of fluoride to the town drinking water or not. This is an important question and I personally believe the right thing to do is continue fluoridation of [...]
By: Stephannie Johnson, Parry Sound North Star, Parry Sound, Ontario 11-Sep-2015 – Now that the town has decided to keep fluoride in its water, it approved a $250,000 upgrade to safely store and distribute the chemical into the town’s water system. In June, the town unanimously agreed to keep fluoride in its water following a [...]
By: Dr. James S. Beck (Letter to the Editor), FairviewPost.com, Fairview, Alberta 10-Sep-2015 – Safety of fluoridation is a more important issue. The chemicals used to fluoridate dissociate almost completely, releasing the fluoride ion in the treated water. That fluoride combines in the stomach with hydrogen ions to form hydrofluoric acid (HF). HF crosses the [...]
By: Charelle Evelyn, Prince George Citizen, Prince George, British Columbia 10-Sep-2015 – Fluoride is gone but not forgotten. On Monday night, city council will receive an update from engineering and public works general manager Dave Dyer about the status of the city’s now-defunct fluoride injection system. The system was turned off following city council’s vote [...]
By: Douglas Main, Newsweek.com, United States 29-Jun-2015 – If you’re like two-thirds of Americans, fluoride is added to your tap water for the purpose of reducing cavities. But the scientific rationale for putting it there may be outdated, and no longer as clear-cut as was once thought. Water fluoridation, which first began in 1945 in Grand [...]
By: Elizabeth Payne, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, Ontario 08-Jun-2015 – Public health officials from across Ontario need to do a better job engaging with the public to counter the social-media fuelled movement that some have termed “science under siege”, a public health conference heard Monday. With growing numbers of responsibilities on their plates — from inspecting [...]
By: Dr. James S. Beck (Letter to the Editor), Sherwood Park News, Calgary, Alberta 25-May-2015 – The article on dental health which appeared on April 21, submitted by the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA) was misleading on the matters of safety and effectiveness of water fluoridation (“Use fluoride to prevent cavities”). Science is not [...]
By: Dr. Hardy Limeback BSc, PhD, DDS (Letter to the Editor), Gloucester Daily Times, Gloucester, Massachusetts 01-May-2015 – I served 3.5 years on the US National Academies of Sciences Subcommittee on Fluoride in Drinking Water. The NAS is sometimes referred to as the “Supreme Court of Science,” an organization that sets up unbiased (or balanced) [...]