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Statistics Canada, 2010, Human Activity and the Environment: Freshwater supply and demand in Canada, 2010, Catalogue no. 16-201-X.
Excluding water used in hydro-electric power generation.
Statistics Canada, 2010, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, special tabulation.
92% of non-apartment households.
80% of non-apartment households.
13% of all households.
This increase can likely be attributed to infrastructure investments to expand the service areas of some municipal drinking water systems in Prince Edward Island.
Health Canada, 2008, What's In Your Well? – A Guide to Well Water Treatment and Maintenance. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/water-eau/well-puits-eng.php (accessed November 22, 2010).
Health Canada, 1998, The Health and Environment Handbook for Health Professionals, (Cat.: H46-2/98-211-2E; ISBN: 0-662-26649-8).
Health Canada, 2007, Water Talk – Drinking Water Quality in Canada, (HC Pub: 4155; Cat.: H128-1/07/514E; ISBN: 978-0-662-46562-1).
Health Canada, 2008, Boil Water Advisories and Boil Water Orders, http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/water-eau/boil-ebullition-eng.php (accessed November 22, 2010).
Times & Transcript (Moncton), 2009, Boil order back on in Riverside-Albert; Torrential rains cause turbidity problem in municipal water. (September 1, 2009).
Globe and Mail, 2009, B.C. Wildfires: A town is spared. (August 7, 2009).
Statistics Canada, Survey of Household Spending 2009, CANSIM table 203-0003 (accessed December 20, 2010).
Natural Resources Canada, 2009, Choosing Lighting Fixtures – Determine Your Needs, http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/lighting/needs.cfm?attr=4 (accessed October 20, 2010).
Natural Resources Canada, 2004, Basic Facts about Residential Lighting, http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/energystar/english/pdf/basic-facts-residential-e.pdf (Cat. No. M144-146/2008E-PDF; ISBN 978-0-662-48807-1) (accessed September 23, 2010).
Ibid.
Ibid.
Natural Resources Canada, 2009, Choosing Lighting Fixtures – Determine Your Needs, http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/lighting/needs.cfm?attr=4 (accessed October 20, 2010).
Natural Resources Canada, 2004, Micro-Hydropower Systems: A Buyer's Guide, (Cat. No. M144-29/2004E; ISBN 0-662-35880-5).
The Toronto Star, April 18, 2008, Ontario set to veto ban on clotheslines.
An energy efficiency grant program that was being offered in Saskatchewan may account for the relatively high proportion of households in Saskatchewan that had conducted an energy audit.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 2005, About Your House: How to Reduce Chemical Contaminants in Your Home, (CMHC Order No. 64066).
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 2010, Moisture and Air Quality Problems, http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/yohoyohe/momo/moaiprre/moaiprre_001.cfm (accessed December 20, 2010).
Ibid.
Ibid.
A heat recovery ventilator is a system that exchanges stale air from a house with fresh air from outdoors transferring the heat energy in the stale air to the fresh air in the process.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 2009, About Your House: How to Get the Ventilation That You Need in Your House, (CMHC Order No. 66348).
World Health Organization, 2009, Handbook on Indoor Radon.
Health Canada, 2010, "Radon Frequently Asked Questions", http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/radiation/radon/faq_fq-eng.php (accessed July 8, 2010).
Health Canada, 2009, Radon: Protect Yourself and Your Family, http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/radiation/radon/protect-proteger-eng.php (accessed January 6, 2011).
Health Canada, 2010, Cross-Canada Survey of Radon Concentrations in Homes, http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/radiation/radon/survey-sondage-eng.php (accessed November 30, 2010).
Health Canada, 2009, Radon: Protect Yourself and Your Family, http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/radiation/radon/protect-proteger-eng.php (accessed January 6, 2011).
Health Canada, 2004, It's Your Health: Proper Use and Disposal of Medication, http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/med/disposal-defaire-eng.php (accessed January 6, 2011).
Environment Canada, 2010, Environmental Trends, CESI Volume 1, Number 2, March 2010.
Environment Canada, 2004, A Guide to Understanding the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, http://www.ec.gc.ca/lcpe-cepa/default.asp?lang=En&n=E00B5BD8-1&offset=10&toc=show (accessed January 6, 2011).
Environment Canada, 2009, Safe Disposal of Batteries, Paint and E-Waste, http://www.ec.gc.ca/education/default.asp?lang=En&xml=4DBA1745-8E1C-40E1-8777-3BDE17A467AB (accessed January 6, 2011).
Statistics Canada, Survey of Household Spending 2009, CANSIM table 203-0020 (accessed December 21, 2010).
Environment Canada, 2003, EnviroZine, Mounting concerns over electronic waste, Issue 33,
Statistics Canada, Households and the Environment Survey, 1991, 1994, 2006, 2007 and 2009.
The Recycling Council of Ontario, Take back the light website: http://www.takebackthelight.ca (accessed October 28, 2010).
BC Fluorescent Light Recycling Program, LightRecycle, http://www.productcare.org/lights (accessed October 28, 2010).
Office of Energy Efficiency, Natural Resources Canada, 2004, Average annual energy consumption of major appliances, http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/appliances/improvements.cfm?attr=4 (accessed January 6, 2011).
Ibid.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 2005, About Your House: How to Reduce Chemical Contaminants in Your Home, (CMHC Order No. 64066).
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