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AMCTO -- Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario
AMCTO is the largest voluntary professional association and the leading professional development organization for the municipal sector in Ontario. AMCTO's Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) designation is the foremost professional ...
Professional Engineers Ontario
Through the Professional Engineers Act, PEO governs over 80,000 licence and certificate holders and regulates professional engineering in Ontario to serve and protect the public. Professional engineering safeguards life, he...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

Drinking Water Conference Takes Centre Stage in Ottawa, May 5-8
2013-05-01
Ontario Water Works Association
Ontario water industry professionals meet in Ottawa, May 5-8
Feds waited 15 years to act on tainted tap water in Grassy Narrows daycare
2015-09-03
Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek
Feds waited 15 years to act on tainted tap water in Grassy Narrows. Daycare water had possible carcinogens above limit in 1999: Health Canada data. Chief Fobister calls on all candidates to make clean...
Grassy Narrows declares state of emergency over unsafe drinking water
2015-08-27
Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek
Grassy Narrows declares state of emergency over unsafe drinking water. Turbidity exceeded limit by 120x, uranium and possible carcinogens found in samples.
Safe Drinking Water
2010-04-30
Ontario Water Works Association
Drinking water specialists from across the province gather at Caesars Windsor, May 2 -5, for the Joint Annaual Conference & Trade Show of the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) and the Ontario Mun...

Sources Select Resources

Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
Ulli Diemer
The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
Gaza: water crisis grows as Israel targets essential infrastructure
Gandolfo, Luisa
Article
2014
Ecologist
Israel's war on Gaza has seen the systematic and widespread destruction of civilian infrastructure essential for human survival. This represents an apparently deliberate 'cutting off of life support' ...
Nestlé: Malevolent Corporation Capitalizes on Global Water Crisis
Barlow, Maude
Article
2012
Toward Freedom
Demand for water is outstripping supply at an accelerating rate. Nestlé’s goal is to shift government policy away from providing public municipal water supplies to people, and toward a dependency on b...
Walkerton Tragedy
Connexipedia Article
Article
Brief overview of the Walkerton water contamination incident.
When Water is a Commodity Instead of a Human Right
The Agony of Detroit
Dolack, Pete
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The shutoff of water to thousands of Detroit residents, the proposed privatization of the water system and the diversion of the system’s revenue to banks are possible because the most basic human requ...

Sources Bookshelf

Blue Gold
The battle against corporate theft of the world's water
Barlow, Maude; Clarke, Tony
Book
2002
International tensions around water are rising in many of the world's most volatile regions.This book exposes the enormity of the problem, the dangers of the proposed solution and the alternative, whi...
HTO
Toronto's Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets
Reeves, Wayne; Palassion, Christina (eds.)
Book
2008
A collection of essays on Toronto's water and watershed, ranging from burying streams to storm sewers and rainwater harvesting.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
The Ministry of Environment and Energy: * Develops and promotes policies that help to maintain the ecosystem by protecting the quality of our air, water and land. * Promotes energy and water efficienc...
Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decentralized structure that will better manage health resources. Integration of the Ministry's activitie...


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