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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 ...
Emmanuel International Canada
Emmanuel International Canada is one of seven affiliates of Emmanuel Relief and Rehabilitation International. An International NGO providing Emergency relief in time of disasters and ongoing projects in developing countries
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

Chemicals in your water: A little is too much
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1984
Seven News
There is reason to be concerned about the increasing amounts of chemicals in our water.
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.
EnvironmentSources.com
Website
2017
Sources
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
Fracking kills newborn babies - polluted water likely cause
Tickell, Oliver
Article
2017
Ecologist
A new study in Pennsylvania, USA shows that fracking is strongly related to increased mortality in young babies. The effect is most pronounced in counties with many drinking water wells indicating tha...
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...
150 years of dirty water
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1984
Seven News
Toronto's water has been polluted pretty much since the city was founded - but that doesn't mean we should put up with it.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2015
SYRIZA
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
This week we're featuring the 40-point program which SYRIZA, the Greek coalition of the radical left, put forward to win the Greek election. Oliver Tickell writes about the mass media's latest campaig...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter June 26, 2017
Public Safety
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
Retired GM worker speaks on three years of the Flint water crisis
Porter, Lawrence
Unclassified
2017
World Socialist Website
The poisoning of the city of Flint continues three long years after the decision was made by politicians and financial speculators to switch city residents to Flint River water. As the world now knows...
"Superman Is Not Coming": Erin Brockovich on the Future of Water
Henein, Maryann
Unclassified
2017
TruthOut.org
Come take a ride on America's toxic water slide: First stop: Flint, Michigan, where two years later, people are still contending with lead-laced water, which was finally detected by the EPA in Februar...
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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