Posted by: Aandeiyeen | March 17, 2015

Council of Canadians Report on Drinking Water in Canada

According to this report, British Columbia takes the lead in water advisories in 2015. Due to weakened Canadian environmental laws/regulations and rapid industrialization, this trend is likely to continue. It seems as though clean water and community health has become the sacrificial lamb for the sake of short-term gain of big corporations.

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ReportĀ here. Website here.

On Notice for a Drinking Water Crisis in Canada is a report by Council of Canadians water campaigner Emma Lui that provides an overview of the drinking water advisories in effect in each of the provinces, territories and in First Nations. As of January 2015, there were at least 1,838 drinking water advisories in effect, including 1,669 drinking water advisories in communities across Canada and 169 drinking water advisories in 126 First Nation communities. It also provides a summary of the threats to drinking water sources across Canada.

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