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Niagara Region MPPs urge Ontario government not to shutter free water testing program

Province proposes to close six of 11 testing laboratories

April 25, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Niagara Region – A trio of Niagara MPPs representing the New Democratic Party have banded together to ask the Ontario government to abandon plans to eliminate Public Health Ontario’s free drinking water testing program. They argue the program has allowed Niagara residents to access safe drinking water, noting that past testing led to the discovery of bacterial contamination. It was the free testing that led to the discovery, they wrote in a letter to the province. The Standard report | READ MORE

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