Source:University of British Columbia, MacEwan University, Mount Royal University, University of Regina, Humber College, Ryerson University, Carleton University, Concordia University, University of King's College Students
Affiliation:Institute for Investigative Journalism, Concordia University, Associated Press, Global News and bureaus, Le Devoir, National Observer, Regina Leader-Post, Toronto Star and bureaus
Date:October 16, 2019; November 4, 2019
Canadians have every reason to believe that the water that runs from their taps is beyond reproach: abundant, clean and safe. But the “Tainted Water” investigation, an unprecedented national collaboration of universities and news organizations, exposed the risks faced by millions of Canadians whose drinking water contains elevated levels of lead, a powerful, insidious neurotoxin, and other contaminants.