Media Advisory - Thousands of Canadians to Participate in Canada's First
Bottled Water Free Day on March 11th

OTTAWA, March 10 /CNW Telbec/ - On Thursday March 11, Canadians from coast to coast will be participating in Canada's first Bottled Water Free Day.

Highlights of Bottled Water Free Day include:

    
    -   Announcements by Ryerson University regarding the sale of bottled
        water on campus;
    -   Events on more than 60 college and university campuses;
    -   Release of the results of an Access to Information request regarding
        spending by the CBC on bottled water.
    

More than 70 organisations, institutions, and municipalities including the Sierra Club of Canada, Canadian Labour Congress, City of Sudbury, and Durham Catholic District School Board have endorsed Bottled Water Free Day.

Bottled Water Free Day is organised by the Canadian Federation of Students, Sierra Youth Coalition and Polaris Institute.

For a full list of events and endorsing organisations visit www.bottledwaterfreeday.ca

SOURCE Canadian Federation of Students

For further information: For further information: Noah Stewart, Canadian Federation of Students, (613) 232-7394; Elly Adeland, Polaris Institute, (613) 237-1717 x104 (office), (613) 293-8712 (cell)


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