Media advisory - UnBottle It! - Speaking tour to highlight growing opposition to bottled water arrives in Peterborough



    PETERBOROUGH, ON, Jan. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - The Council of Canadians and
CUPE Ontario are holding a province-wide tour to encourage bans on bottled
water in municipal and provincial facilities. The 15-city speaking tour, which
arrives in Peterborough on Friday, January 30, features Maude Barlow, National
Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Senior Advisor on Water to the
President of the UN General Assembly, as well as CUPE Ontario president Sid
Ryan, and guest speaker, Wayne Stiver, Vice-President of the Water Utility
Services for Peterborough. Mr. Ryan will participate in the Peterborough event
and will be available for interviews.

    
             WHEN:  January 30, 7:00 p.m.
            WHERE:  Market Hall Theatre, 336 George Street North
    GUEST SPEAKER:  Wayne Stiver, V-P, Peterborough Water Utility Services
    

    The bottled water industry sells water - a shared public resource - for
huge profits, undermining our faith in public water. The Unbottle It! speaking
tour will equip communities with the facts, and help them tap into clean and
safe public drinking water.




For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview contact: Dylan
Penner, Council of Canadians, (613) 795-8685; Ryan LeClaire, CUPE
Communications, (416) 299-9739 ext 264; www.unbottleit.org

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