Did you know that crematoriums in Quebec can be built next to your home?
Please sign our petition to the National Assembly here to stop this happening
Would you accept that a crematorium or an animal incinerator be built across the street from a daycare or a school? Yet this is common practice in Quebec
Did you know that crematorium stacks emit 10 of the 12 most toxic pollutants in the world, including dioxins and mercury? Let's ask the government to stop this absurdity in order to avoid these unnecessary exposures and risks to health and the environment.
TO STOP IT: SIGN THE PETITION TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
The more signatures, the more this petition will become a priority for the government.
It must be signed by August 12 2021, so please share it with everyone you know.
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WHAT WE ARE OPPOSING TO?
Crematoriums SHOULD NOT be installed and/or operated near to residential neighborhoods or sensitive lands. The current legislation in Québec is inexistent when defining the location of this type of industry. The lack of definitions has opened the door to multiple industry players to install them near to homes or even inside residential neighborhoods...
" There is so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs, there'd no be place to put it all "
/ Robert Oben
WHY WE ARE OPPOSING TO "RESIDENTIAL" CREMATORIUMS?
Crematoriums are a significant source of dangerous pollutants and having them close to residential zones creates a threat to our health and quality of life. There are multiple reasons why crematoriums shouldn't be...
Urban crematoriums are being implemented in places where there used to be only funeral salons. Taking advantage of the location of the latter, crematoriums are also being installed within residential neighborhoods or just a few meters from them. Most of Quebec's municipals don't know the real implications of this growing industry on the environment and public health, driving to a lax or nonexistent regulation which allows them to be installed without the due precaution or buffer distances.