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Category: Pollution

Environmental Racism in Canada

Environmental racism is the term used to describe environmental laws, regulations, or practices that unintentionally or intentionally disadvantage certain racial or ethnic groups, individuals, or communities. There are still gaps in regions under federal control, despite several provinces and territories having “environmental bills of rights” and legislative frameworks for addressing […]

Water Pollution from Manufacturing

Industrial waste is the largest contributor to water pollution, which comes from waste generated from industrial processes. This waste includes garbage, oils, chemicals, dirt, concrete, scrap metals, etc., which contaminates water sources. While manufacturers may pollute water directly, others may pollute water indirectly. When  waste and pollutants are left on […]

Road Salts are Damaging Our Environment

It’s winter in Canada, and for most of us, that means taking extra precaution to stay safe: bundling up in winter clothes, warding off frostbite, swapping to winter tires and dumping a ton of salt outside! In fact, the Government of Canada reports that about five million tonnes of road […]

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