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Blog: Tracking of Heat-Related Deaths

Blog post by Conrad Oliver, CELA Student In the middle of January, while Ontarians dig themselves out of our most recent winter storm, it may seem absurd to be sounding the alarm about the dangers of extreme heat. But, as

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Blog: The ABCs of the EBR: The Need for Government Outreach Programs

When Ontario’s Auditor General recently released her money-for-value audits and annual report under the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR), considerable media, public, and political attention focused on her findings regarding species at risk, spills of hazardous chemicals, waste management, and climate change matters.

However, the Auditor General’s EBR report also flagged a little-known but significant problem: the Ontario government’s ongoing failure to conduct any public education or outreach programs to inform Ontarians about how to use their important rights under the EBR.

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