Toronto City Council
Over the past few months, concerned citizens (including myself and Danny) have been contacting Toronto City Councillors regarding their stances on water fluoridation. While some were quite forthcoming with their thoughts, sadly, exactly half were completely silent on the issue. The city councillors who did not respond were contacted at least 2-3 times via e-mail and/or telephone, but still would not disclose a stance. Some also said they would respond, but never did, and others refused to respond unless I provided them with my telephone number and home address.
Of those forthcoming, several were concerned about the health risks associated with drinking artificially fluoridated water. For example, Jaye Robinson stated, “I’m concerned about the issue and, personally, I use a water filter at home”. Ron Moeser also stated, “I have been keeping up-to-date on this issue and have concerns with … Read More »
44 City Councillors and the Mayor have the power to add a medication to our drinking water supplying 4,000,000 Toronto residents. This is very frightening and very wrong.
You can help end water fluoridation in Toronto by doing more than signing the www.change.org petition and being at the peaceful assembly on the 21st of September. Call and e-mail your Toronto City Councillor and let them know that you do not support the addition of hydrofluorosilicic acid (fluoride) to our public water supply.
Furthermore, let your Councillor know that this is a voting issue for you. With the upcoming 2014 elections looming, there is a much higher chance that they will listen.
Here is a link to all of the Toronto City Councillors by ward : http://www.toronto.ca/committees/community_councils.htm
Ask your Councillor what their position is on fluoride and follow-up with them to ensure you receive a response. … Read More »