Drinking Water

Surprising Tips To Keep You Hydrated This Summer

CBC | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Living

Exercising and spending more time outdoors in the summer can leave you sweaty, hot and thirsty. And while it’s best not to wait till you actually f...

Canadians Have the Right to Live in a Healthy Environment

David Suzuki | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

Canada is blessed with some of the last vestiges of pristine nature on Earth -- unbroken forests, coastlines and prairies, thousands of rivers, streams and lakes, open skies, abundant fresh air. We are also defined by our Constitution. Our Constitution's Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives us freedom of expression, equal protection from discrimination and the right to life, liberty and security of the person. But it doesn't mention the environment. How can we fully enjoy our freedoms without the right to live in a healthy environment?

Meet the Germs That Infect Your Water

Jason Tetro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgThe incidence of waterborne infections from the home water supply is rare but this trend of infection due to biofilm formation in the plumbing is showing up not only in the home but also in our travels and in our healthcare leaving many either infected or worse.

A Toast to Drinking Water

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Gerard Montpetit

La Présentation, October 31, 2013 Mr John Gorman, Vice-President, Halliburton Canada Mr Michael Binnion, President QOGA Mr Nicolas Marceau, Quebec...

7 Reasons To Keep Hydrated

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Every doctor, dietitian, fitness expert, and parent says the same thing: Drink more water. If you're one of those people who aren't convinced of hydra...

Five Reasons You Can't Lose Those Last 10 Pounds

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

If the scale hasn't budged in several weeks you may want to reassess your diet and exercise regimen. More specifically, you may want to reassess some of the beliefs you hold that may be stopping you from shedding the last 10 pounds.

No Matter Your Social Status, a Healthy Lake Ontario Belongs to You

Krystyn Tully | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Impact
Krystyn Tully

Waterkeepers do the work that we do to help people like you -- so you can turn on your tap, catch a fish, or plunge into the lake without fear. Our rules are simple: It should never matter how polluted your community already is. It should never matter what kind of economic clout you wield. It should never matter how many political allies you have. Lake Ontario is yours, too.

The Great Lakes Aren't So Great Anymore

Claire Malcolmson | Posted 07.02.2012 | Canada
Claire Malcolmson

Environmental NGOs in Ontario are hoping to make a promised new provincial law to protect the Great Lakes as strong as possible. The Great Lakes Protection Act, promised in the Premier's 2011 Throne Speech, is a big deal. And why not? The drinking water of 37 million people depends on healthy Great Lakes.