Saturday, March 25, 2006
BABARA FRUM SAID IN THE LATE 80S - ARE YOU TRYING TO TELL ME THAT THE BAY OF FUNDY IS THE BIGGEST TOILET IN THE WORLD???
I'll never forget that statement and this was in the late 80s!!!
She died in 1992.
It was in the newscast- The Journal!!
Look at us now?
It's the year 2006 and we're still the only City in Canada who dumps millions of gallons of raw sewage in the Bay of Fundy a day?
Why do we always helped other countries with millions of dollars but we cannot help our own?
If that is indeed the sase then we all very very to have the Bay of Fundy as a toilet.
In PEI over half of the homes have septic beds, Charlottetown treats its sewage but last fall millions of gallons of raw sewage went into the harbour when updates to the sytem were taking place.
In Halifax they 'maintain' that no untreated sewage gets pumped in, however, do some research and you'll quickly find that sewage treatment is very hush hush and it's next to impossible to get any information on it. Trucks were supposedly taking solid waste away, yet that hasn't been shown to be true.
One thing that's interesting is the maritimes hasn't 'caught up' with the rest of Canada, particularly southern ontario, where treated human waste is used as fertilizer for forage crops and along roadways. The rest of Canada, of course, hasn't caught up to europe in using it for the above purposes, and it is actually used on food production-which was found to cause HUGE medical problems in europe, which is why they stopped it. Here, well, lets face it, we count about as much as the fish in the saint john harbour.