Calgary will stop adding fluoride to the city’s water supply beginning Thursday following a February vote by city councillors, which went 10-3 in favour of stopping the fluoridation program. The move is expected to save the city $750,000 a year, a portion of which will go toward improving dental health for children living in poverty. The city had been facing $6 million in upgrades to the Bearspaw and Glenmore water-treatment plants to continue with fluoridation.
Calgary stops fluoridating city water
Move expected to save $750,000 a year
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