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Abandoning the Public Interest
The neo-liberal drive to cut red tape is costing lives. Exposing the hidden costs of deregulation and privatization.
Connexions Selected Links & Resources: Walkerton Links
Links related to Walkerton water contamination disaster.
Contaminated Meat, Contaminated Water: From Walkerton to Listeria
The current listeria outbreak has the feel of deja vu all over again. Once again, we are hearing about companies and industry associations lobbying for fewer inspections and less 'interference', and a...
Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
Feedlots and E. Coli
Improving processing plant inspections is a good idea, but it is only part of the solution. The real solution is minimizing the potential contaminant. Secondly, slow down the processing line so the wo...
Radical Digressions 2
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...