A sign outside the Glenmore Water Treatment Plant in Calgary, Alberta, in July. Drinking water in Canada can become contaminated as it travels from treatment plants to taps by passing through lead pipes. Photo: Institute for Investigative Journalism/Concordia University via AP

‘Worse than Flint’: Canadians exposed to excessive lead in drinking water, investigation reveals

  • Lack of standard rules and tests means water at some schools and day care centres contains so much lead it could affect children’s health
  • Contamination in several cities worse than situation in Flint, Michigan, in the US, which is facing water crisis
Topic |   Canada

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A sign outside the Glenmore Water Treatment Plant in Calgary, Alberta, in July. Drinking water in Canada can become contaminated as it travels from treatment plants to taps by passing through lead pipes. Photo: Institute for Investigative Journalism/Concordia University via AP
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