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When it comes to community water fluoridation, the science is solid. Water fluoridation results in stronger teeth and supports better overall health.

Many people may have concerns, but there is also a lot of misinformation about fluoride that may needlessly cause worry.

Water fluoridation is a community choice. Nearly 60 years of use in Owen Sound shows that fluoridation is a smart choice for reducing tooth decay. Our drinking water is some of the safest water in the world.

drop-regDear Editor;

Owen Sound voters have been confused by the conflicting claims of opposite sides of the water fluoridation debate, namely the Health Unit and the Fluoridation Free Owen Sound group. The Grey Bruce Health Unit spokesperson, Mr. Drew Ferguson, has criticized the concerns of the opposing group in letters to various media. There is an Alice in Wonderland flavour to his word usage. I will make quotes from his reference : Joint Government of Canada Response to the Petition to Discontinue Water Fluoridation, Mar. 2008

Fluoride-brick-regDear Editor;

On October 7th, 2014, Fluoridation Free Owen Sound received notification that it is illegal to distribute our anti-fluoride materials and buttons because we failed to register our opposition to the campaign before September 12th, 2014. Therefore, if we hand out our anti-fluoride materials (paid for by our personal funds), we would be in contravention of the Municipal Elections Act, where the penalty under section 94 (1) is a fine up to $25,000 or six months in prison.


I strongly agree with Dr. Ward's well-researched facts against tap-water fluoridation published by the Hub Oct. 15.

Dr. Hazel Lynn recently stated that we do not want to see scientific evidence in favour of fluoridation (Sun Times, Sept.27). On the other side, there are some ten Nobel prize winners, scientists representing 97 per cent of the European population, Sierra Club, many doctors and other health professionals who oppose fluoridation of tap water. Their opinion is based on well-researched scientific evidence.


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