In the film Bottled Life: The Truth about Nestlé's Business with Water, Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow says, "They're after profit. They're predators.
The Council of Canadians Victoria and Mid-Island chapters are celebrating the cancellation of a waste discharge permit that allowed a quarry upstream from Shawnigan Lake to receive and store up to 100,000 tonnes a year of contaminated soil.
Shawnigan Lake is located about 25 kilometres north of Victoria and about 70 kilometres south of Nanaimo.
Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne
The Council of Canadians is calling on the Trudeau government to formally withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).