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Public Hearing 2 & 3:
Provincial Government: Functions & Resources
July 23-24, 2001

Ryerson University
Jorgenson Hall Room A250
380 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON

A map of Ryerson Campus is available at

Topics to be addressed at this public hearing:

  1. Recommendations regarding Provincial Government

    1. Overall policy and standards
    2. Approvals/Licensing
    3. Environmental assessment
    4. Accreditation
    5. Oversight
    6. Operations
    7. Human resources management
    8. Public involvement
    9. Emergency planning
    10. Other functions
  1. Recommendations regarding relationship to other public institutions

    1. Overall coordination role of Provincial Government
    2. Relationship to Municipalities
    3. Relationship to Health Units
    4. Relationship to Conservation Authorities
  Scheduled appearances

July 23

9:15 - 9:30 Opening Remarks
     Commissioner Dennis O'Connor
9:30 - 11:00 Canadian Environmental Law Association
     Mr. Paul Muldoon, Ms. Theresa McClenaghan
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 11:45 Canadian Environmental Defence Fund
     Mr. Burkhard Mausberg, Mr. David Donnelly
11:45 - 12:15 Sierra Legal Defence Fund
     Ms. Elizabeth Christie
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:15 Association of Municipalities of Ontario
     Mr. Patrick Moyle, Ms. Nicola Crawhall
2:15 - 3:00 Ontario Municipal Water Association/Ontario Water Works Association
     Mr. Joseph Castrilli
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 3:45 Ontario Society of Professional Engineers
     Ms. Joyce Rowlands, Mr. Robert (Bob) Goodings
3:45 - 4:15 Association of Local Public Health Agencies
     Mr. Andrew Papadopoulos, Mr. Gordon Fleming

July 24

9:30 - 10:00 Ontario Medical Association
     Dr. Ted Boadway, Ms. Carol Jacobsen
10:00 - 10:45 Conservation Ontario
     Mr. Rick Potter, Mr. Dick Hunter, Ms. Bonnie Fox
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30 Ontario Public Service Employees Union
     Mr. Timothy Hadwen, Mr. Michael Ladouceur, Ms. Nancy Johnson
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 Energy Probe Research Foundation
     Ms. Elizabeth Brubaker, Mr. Tom Adams
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 4:15 Government of Ontario
4:15 - 5:15 Replies and Comments
   (Parties will be offered a few moments to bring up additional points or
   reply to the comments of other parties)

Suggested recommendations

1.   Conservation Ontario Submission   *  (32Kb)

2.   Energy Probe Research Foundation Submission    (22Kb)

3.   Ontario Public Service Employees Union Submission    (244Kb)

4.   Sierra Legal Defence Fund Submission    (7Kb)

5.   Canadian Environmental Defence Fund Submission    (73Kb)

6.   Ontario Society of Professional Engineers Submission    (26Kb)

7.   Association of Local Public Health Agencies Submission    (28Kb)

8.   AMO/MEA/OGRA Submission    (20Kb)

The following Parties' recommendations have already been submitted as part of these submissions to the Inquiry:

1.   Ontario Municipal Water Association and Ontario Water Works Association -
      Governance Matters Relating to the Provision of Safe Drinking Water in Ontario (Joseph Castrilli)    (177Kb)

2.   The Canadian Environmental Law Association - Tragedy On Tap, Volume II, recommendations 1-16    (26Kb)

3.   Ontario Medical Association - Input To Walkerton Inquiry Part II: Protecting the Public's Health    (160Kb)

Background document:

J. Merritt and C. Gore -
   Drinking Water Services: A Functional Review of the Ontario Ministry of Environment    (421Kb)
   Organization Charts    (341Kb)


The transcripts of this public hearing are available at July 23 and July 24.

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