With about 0.5 percent of the world's population, Canada has a disproportionate share of global water supply with seven percent of the globe's renewable water and roughly half of the world's lakes. Groundwater is just one of the many water sources in Canada, but the lack of federal and provincial regulation with regards to groundwater extraction has made it very easy for big companies like Nestle to swoop in and monopolize groundwater resources.
A Look into Nestle’s Controversial Water Bottling Business in Canada
The company's Canadian subsidiary is currently in dispute with an Ontario town that was experiencing a drought.
September 30, 2016, 2:39pm