Media Advisory - UnBottle It! - Speaking tour to highlight growing opposition to bottled water arrives in Toronto

    TORONTO, Jan. 29 /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 Toronto on Thursday, January 29, features Maude Barlow, National
Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Senior Advisor on Water to the
President of the UN General Assembly, City Councilor Paula Fletcher, as well
as Sid Ryan and Yolanda McClean representing CUPE Ontario. Mr. Ryan will
participate in the Toronto event and will be available for interviews.

                  WHEN:  January 29, 7:00 p.m.
                  WHERE: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street

    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;

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