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# Article Title Author Hits
1 GM Alfalfa: Risk to Environment and Health Michelle McConnell 125
2 Energy East -- A Present Danger David Mills 121
3 Biodome Garden Promotes Food Sustainability Denise Deby 278
4 Hello PERCer! Chloe Begg: The Outdoor Adventurer Steffan Hammonds 49
5 Eco Leadership for Teens Hilary Samuel 43
6 Media Imperialism: Divide and Rule Ryan Moore 49
7 Gardening For Butterflies Denise Deby 72
8 Sign the Petition to Reduce Bottled Water Use Larry Martin 746
9 Pipeline to Prosperity? Hugh Kruzel 1326
10 Former Domtar Lands to Become Eco-Neighbourhood Trevor Hache 434
11 Tax Time? Help is Here Angela Plant 355
12 Save the Bees Michelle McConnell 1256
13 Nuclear Guardianship Skye Faris 172
14 Protecting the Information Commons Adrian Larose 1722
15 Canadian Business Takes a Back Seat to CETA Ryan Moore 2549
 
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Sign the Petition to Reduce Bottled Water Use

 The Ottawa Water Study Action Group (OWSAG) is a small group of mostly retired people which has been working to reduce the use of bottled water in Ottawa municipal buildings, facilities and schools for the past seven years. 

We recognize that there are times when water in transportable bottles is needed, for example, in times of emergency if municipal safe tap water is unavailable or in areas where safe water is unavailable. We advocate the use of containers that can be refilled and reused whenever possible.
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