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Canada's parliament calls for tighter water standards

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 19 May 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1200
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    Alarmed by growing fears of widespread pollution of drinking water, Canada's parliament has passed a resolution calling for a national law setting out enforceable national standards for water quality.

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