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News in Review - September 2001 The Walkerton Legacy: Ongoing Vigil

The environmental disaster that Ontario Premier Mike Harris called a terrible tragedy and what the local medical officer of health said could have been prevented has been the subject of an official inquiry. It was also a warning that reverberated throughout the country. In the wake of Walkerton, other questionable and dangerous water supplies in Canadian municipalities have been discovered, ...
  • 2001
  • 00:15:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2001

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News in Review - September 2000 Deadly Water: The Lessons of Walkerton

Safe drinking water is a prime resource for all humans and something we in Canada may have taken for granted. The tragedy that occurred in the town of Walkerton, where several people died and many more were made very sick by the presence of E. coli bacteria in the municipal water supply, is not only an important and ongoing news ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2000

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