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Tag: Clean Water Act

Canadian Environmental Law Association Warns Against Ont. Bill 66

In response to the Ontario Government’s proposed Bill 66, the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), which represented the Concerned Walkerton Citizens at the Walkerton...

Ontario’s Annual Report on Drinking Water Quality 2017–18

At the end of November, Ontario’s Acting Chief Drinking Water Inspector, Mili New, released the province’s annual report on drinking water quality for 2017–2018. The...

Ont. Gov. Proposes Legislation to Sidestep Clean Water Act

The Ontario government has proposed legislative changes that will allow municipal and residential development to bypass protections granted in the Clean Water Act to...

Report: More Must Be Done to Protect Ontario’s Water

The Ontario government continues to allow raw sewage to overflow into Ontario lakes and rivers at an alarming rate, says a new report by...

Ontario NDP Promises New Water Strategy

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath unveiled her party's election platform, Safer Province, Healthier Environment, last week which included a promise to develop a provincial water strategy. "Andrea Horwath...

Ontario Approves Grand River Watershed Source Protection Plan

Ontario has approved a plan to protect sources of drinking water in the Grand River watershed area in south-central Ontario. The source protection plan, developed by...

Guelph Introduces Rainwater Rebate

The City of Guelph, Ontario continues to blaze a trail in water conservation and efficiency. Just a few weeks ago, the City defined vulnerable...

Guelph Identifies Protected Areas, Unveils Efficiency Rebates

The City of Guelph, Ontario made two big announcements yesterday. Firstly, the City has identified vulnerable local water supply source areas in need of protection,...

Groundwater Chemistry Atlas Released

A new atlas is now available online to help people seeking information about the quality of groundwater in any given area. Environment Minister Roland...

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