May 10, 2017

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Transportation Minister comments on 401 safety as Mayors lobby for stricter winter driving laws  May 01, 2017
By: CKWS TV, CKWS Newswatch, Kingston, Ontario 01-May-2017 – Canada’s busiest highway is also one of the most dangerous… especially in bad weather. A point driven home by this chain reaction crash and chemical spill last March. A Hamilton trucker d
Fluoride-in-water issue pops up at city council (Fern Cormier said he and other councillors routinely get questions on the topic from residents)  Mar 28, 2017
By: Darren MacDonald, Sudbury.com 28-Mar-2017 − Ward 10 Coun. Fern Cormier asked city staff Tuesday for all the information the city has about putting fluoride in the city's drinking water system. Cormier made the request Tuesday as councillors we
Peel anti-fluoride lobby spotlights toxic cleanup needed after Hwy. 401 pileup − Water fluoridation chemical spilled  Mar 17, 2017
By: Roger Belgrave, Brampton Guardian, Brampton, Ontario 17-Mar-2017 − Peel water fluoridation opponents are pointing to the extensive environmental cleanup needed this week, after a Highway 401 pileup, to illustrate the serious health risks associat
Victim identified, cleanup and investigation underway in 401 crash  Mar 15, 2017
By: Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, Ontario 15-Mar-2017 – LANSDOWNE – A 45-year-old Hamilton man has been identified as the victim of a multi-vehicle collision that led to a chemical spill and closed Highway 401 for hours east of Brockville. Police identi
1 dead after 30-vehicle crash, chemical spill on Highway 401 near Kingston (29 patients treated at hospital, including 13 first responders who underwent decontamination)  Mar 14, 2017
By: CBC News 14-Mar- 2017 (Last Updated 15-Mar-2017) – Kingston General Hospital says one person has died following a massive, 30-vehicle crash on Highway 401 east of the city that spilled a toxic substance at the scene. The afternoon pileup close
One dead after multiple transport collision, chemical spill on Highway 401  Mar 14, 2017
By: Cris Vilela, Kingston Heritage, Kingston, Ontario 14-Mar-2017 – OPP report that one male is deceased following the multi-vehicle pile-up and chemical spill that took place on Highway 401 in Leeds and Thousand Islands Township Tuesday afternoon.
Peel council unanimous in voting to continue with water fluoridation – Province asked to check toxicity  Mar 09, 2017
By: Roger Belgrave, Brampton Guardian, Brampton, Ontario 09-Mar-2017 – Peel will continue fluoridation of the region’s drinking water system. In a decision one anti-fluoride activist called criminal, Peel council members unanimously voted to conti
Budget for fluoridation system climbs  Feb 17, 2017
By: Michael-Allan Marion, Brantford Expositor, Brantford, Ontario 17-Feb-2017 – City councillors want to discuss behind closed doors the ballooning budget for construction of a liquid fluoridation system at the Holmedale water treatment plant.
Peel asks Ontario government to test toxicity of fluoride added to local drinking water  Feb 15, 2017
By: Roger Belgrave, Brampton Guardian, Region of Peel, Ontario 15-Feb-2017 – Peel is asking the provincial government to conduct toxicity tests on the additive used to fluoridate the region’s drinking water. Regional council wants the Ontario gove
Moncton city council extending fluoride decision deadline  Feb 07, 2017
By: Tori Weldon, CBC News, 07-Feb-2017 – Council is giving itself more time to decide if fluoride will return to the city's drinking water. Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold has told a group of citizens council will take more than a month to decide if flu
Water Fluoridation Chemicals Now Officially Linked to Brain Harm & Cognitive Deficits  Jan 14, 2017
By: Alanna Ketler, The Event Chronicle, 14-Jan-2017 – A few weeks ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was served with a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) petition, from a coalition of environmental, medical, and health groups, including
Exit le fluor, bienvenue la santé dentaire ! / Exit fluoride, welcome dental health !  Jan 05, 2017
Réal Boisvert, Gazette de la Mauricie, 5 janvier 2017 – Maintenant que la fluoration de l’eau à Trois-Rivières est chose du passé, revenons à l’essentiel. Intéressons-nous à la santé dentaire de tous les enfants de la région. Et rappelons-nous en mêm
Moncton to debate return of fluoride in drinking water  Dec 16, 2016
By: CBC News, 16-Dec-2016 – Council wants to hear from interest groups at public meeting Jan. 30 and residents online by Feb. 6. Moncton councillors will hold a special public meeting next month to discuss reintroducing fluoride to the city's drin
Groups Urge EPA to Ban Fluoridation Based on Risk to Brain  Nov 30, 2016
PRNewswire, Press Release Provided By Fluoride Action Network, United States 30-Nov-2016 – A coalition of environmental, medical and health groups have served the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a Petition calling on the Agency to ban the
York professor leads study that could help answer fluoride safety questions  Nov 25, 2016
By: YFile, York University, Toronto, Ontario 25-Nov-2016 – A 0,000 grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) will allow York University to lead the largest study to date that investigates whether early life exposure to low level fluoride a

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