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  • 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.
    Canada
    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.
    Health
    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.
    Canada
    Nov 15, 2021
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  • 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.
    Canada
    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.
    Canada
    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.
    Health
    Jan 16, 2019
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  • 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.
    Health
    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.
    Politics
    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.
    Health
    Jun 1, 2019
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  • 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.
    Canada
    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.
    Politics
    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.
    Health
    Dec 30, 2020
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  • 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.
    Canada
    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.
    Health
    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.
    Canada
    Nov 5, 2015
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  • 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.
    Canada
    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.
    Politics
    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.
    Canada
    Apr 20, 2017
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