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Tag: Health Canada

Health Canada Sets New Guideline for Lead in Drinking Water

Based on the lastest science, Health Canada has updated the drinking water guideline to reduce the maximum acceptable concentration of lead from 0.01 mg/L,...

Greater Toronto Area Municipalities Band Together To Defend Peel Region’s Fluoride...

The Mayors of Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon are calling on Region of Peel Council to maintain the fluoride that is currently added to drinking...

Canadian Government Tightening Water Standards on National Planes, Trains, and Ships

The Canadian government is introducing stricter regulations to ensure clean water aboard planes, trains, and passenger ships for drinking, hand washing, oral hygiene, and...

Don’t Drink the Water

When Attawapiskat First Nation declared a state of emergency in October 2011, Charlie Angus (MP Timmins-James Bay) visited the community to find out why....

Aftershocks

The nuclear disasters caused by a massive earthquake and devastating tsunami in Japan have heated up concerns over water safety and radiation. Authorities reported...

Health Canada Now Flushes Reclaimed Water

Health Canada has released the Canadian Guidelines for Domestic Reclaimed Water for Use in Toilet and Urinal Flushing, says a release from the Canadian...

Treatment Product May Pose Health Risks: Health Canada

Health Canada has issued a warning to the Canadian public about the risks to health associated with use of the unauthorized drug product, Miracle...

Winnipeg Treatment Plant Opens

This morning, Winnipeg's Mayor Sam Katz toasted the official opening of the City's new drinking water treatment plant—a facility that took 10 years to...

History in the Making

For over 250 years, the town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia has been associated with water. Located on a peninsula southwest of the provincial capital...

BPA Levels Safe: Health Canada

Health Canada testing has detected bisphenol A (BPA) in some 18.5-litre polycarbonate bottles of drinking water, but it says the levels are low and...

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