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New Rules on Big Water Companies in Ontario Are ‘The Bare Minimum’

Ontario's plan for a two-year freeze on new water extraction permits has its critics.
October 18, 2016, 6:09pm

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The Ontario government's two-year freeze on new water extraction permits and stricter rules on water-bottling companies are the "bare minimum" to protect groundwater supplies, according to water activists.