Media Advisory - Media webinar on what's missing in proposed toxics reduction legislation for Ontario

    Learn about why the Take Charge on Toxics campaign says Ontarians need a
    stronger Toxics Reduction Act

    TORONTO, April 21 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society will host an online
webinar briefing on behalf of the Take Charge on Toxics campaign to provide
details about key aspects missing from the Government of Ontario's Toxics
Reduction Act and also the Take Charge on Toxics campaign recommendations for
stronger legislation.
    Learn about how the government can strengthen the Toxics Reduction Act to
protect the health of Ontarians while moving toward a green economy.
    Members of the Take Charge on Toxics Campaign will be available to answer

    WHAT:     Webinar briefing for the media

    WHO:      Members of the Take Charge on Toxics campaign

    WHEN:     Friday April 24, 2009
              10:30 a.m.

    REGISTER: Contact Kathleen Perchaluk at
              or (416) 323-7067. Participants will be provided with webinar
              access information upon registration. Deadline for registration
              is Thursday April 23 at 6 p.m.

    The Take Charge on Toxics campaign is comprised of a broad coalition of
respected health, environment and labour organizations aimed at ensuring
Ontario's Toxics Reduction Act reduces Ontarians risk of developing cancer by
effectively addressing toxic chemicals where people live, work and play. To
learn more about the Take Charge on Toxics campaign and members, visit our
website at

For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Christine Koserski, Canadian
Cancer Society, Ontario Provincial Office: (416) 323-7030,

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