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Environmental Protection

Covers legal rights when it comes to pollution and environmental damage.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "The air quality in the house I rent is affecting my health."
  • "There is asbestos in the house I rent."
  • "My child's asthma is being triggered by mould in the house we rent."
  • "The paint in my apartment is flaking and I'm worried that it might contain lead."
  • "I'm worried that the pest control treatment my landlord used is harmful to my health."
  • "My child got a rash after playing with a new toy."
  • "I think the construction site near my home is releasing toxins."
  • "I think my well water is contaminated"

Legal Services and Information

Records for Environmental Protection
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Ontario Legal Information Centre The Centre offers legal information and referral services on a confidential basis: offering legal information and referral services offering public legal education presentations to its…
Ecojustice - Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic Use the law to defend nature, combat the climate crisis, and fight for a healthy environment for all. To achieve this, Ecojustice does three things:…
ABLE2 - Reach Legal Services COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance.…
Legal Line Free legal answers covering 2,100 topics on provincial and federal laws, available by website referrals publishes legal guides and Your Guide to Canadian Law

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services