Petition circulates to stop water fluoridation on West Island, experts say no cause for concern
A Pointe-Claire resident has gathered over 1,000 signatures to stop the fluoridation of water at the Pointe-Claire water production plant.
Jan 4, 2021
Regina city council to discuss adding fluoridation to water in August
Community water fluoridation programs currently exist in the cities of Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Lethbridge, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa and Winnipeg among others.
Jul 15, 2021
Calgary to reintroduce fluoride to water following city council vote
Following a municipal plebiscite that showed 62 per cent of voters favouring reintroducing fluoride to city water, Calgary city council made it official.
Nov 15, 2021
Moncton council set to decide on whether to restore water fluoridation
Moncton ended fluoride use in 2011, and one dentist says she has seen a dramatic increase in tooth decay among young children ever since.
Sep 13, 2017
Saint John councillor says province should pay for water fluoridation
Saint John voted to end fluoridation of its drinking water in 2014.
Oct 3, 2016
Is another vote on water fluoridation coming in Calgary?
Councillor Jeromy Farkas on Tuesday asked city administration for an update and information on the history and cost of water fluoridation.
Jan 16, 2019
Fluoride in water fight gets heated at city hall in Calgary
The heated issue of putting fluoride back in Calgary's drinking water was once again before city council on Tuesday.
Oct 29, 2019
Calgarians vote to bring fluoride back into drinking water
Calgarians have voted to reintroduce fluoride from the city's water system. Whether the taps get turned on will ultimately sit with the city's new council and mayor.
Oct 19, 2021
Should Calgary bring fluoridated water back? Council expected to review new study this month
The issue of putting fluoride back in Calgary's drinking water is coming up again at city hall this summer.
Jun 1, 2019
Here’s how removing fluoride from Calgary’s water affected kids’ teeth
In 2011, Calgary officials removed fluoride from the city’s water. About five years later, new research is warning that removing the mineral that strengthens teeth left kids with more cavities than before.
Feb 17, 2016
Debate still raging over fluoride in Quebec
Quebec'c Health Minister hesitates over fluoridation of drinking water as public health authorities say yes, and the public says no.
Jul 4, 2013
Future of fluoride in Calgary remains up in the air in 2021
Fluoride was removed from Calgary's water system in 2011, and city reports show it would cost $30 million to re-introduce fluoridation over 20 years.
Dec 30, 2020
Calgary city council says no to re-assessing fluoride in tap water
The City of Calgary is closing the door on the controversial debate over water fluoridation.
Sep 14, 2016
Calgary group urges voters to elect pro-fluoridation candidates
A group of citizens who support the adding of fluoride to Calgary’s drinking water are urging voters to elect candidates who will reinstate fluoridation.
Sep 25, 2017
Many First Nations communities without access to clean drinking water
Many of Canada’s First Nations communities are still without what the United Nations considers a basic human right: access to clean drinking water.
Nov 5, 2015
Calgary election 2021: How to vote and what’s on the ballot
New ward boundaries will be in effect on Oct. 18, and voting will be open on that day — election day — from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Oct 1, 2021
Calgary election: Groups campaign on both sides of fluoride debate
This will be the seventh time fluoride has been on the ballot in a Calgary municipal election.
Oct 11, 2021
Flooded roads prompt 2nd Alberta First Nation to declare state of emergency
A First Nations community west of Edmonton has declared a state of emergency over flooded roads making it nearly impossible for residents to access clean water or for emergency vehicles and school buses to get through.
Apr 20, 2017