Environmental Disasters in Canada: Causes, Impact, and Response

Readings in this collection explore the environmental and human impact of environmental disasters in Canada. From the effluent produced by pulp mills to the transport of hazardous goods, authors of chapters in this collection explore the ways in which a lack of government oversight and the reckless pursuit of growth can have catastrophic consequences.

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Rethinking Waste

From: There's Something in the Water

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Mapping Racial Geographies of Violence on the Colonial Landscape 13 $1.30 Add
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Downstream Impact on the Athabasca Delta

From: Damming the Peace

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Journalist Andrew Nikiforuk explores the linkages between the Site C dam under construction in B.C.’s Peace River Valley, fracking in the adjacent Moberly Field, and the potential impact on … 8 $0.80 Add
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Still Spilling

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Critical review of the measures put in place by the Harper government during its last year in office. Analyzes whether those measures, such as new safety management system regulations, changes to … 9 $0.90 Add