Media Advisory: Community and Politicians Meet to Discuss Harrietsfield Water

May 11, 2018

HALIFAX — A public meeting that will include federal, provincial and municipal politicians will take place
to discuss the ongoing water crisis in Harrietsfield. The meeting has been organized by long-time
Harrietsfield resident Marlene Brown and will be chaired by environmental lawyer Jamie Simpson.
Environment Minister Iain Rankin has agreed to attend the meeting to listen to residents’ concerns.
The following speakers will address a range of topics, including the history of contaminated water in the
community, the status of the provincial prosecution, the community water monitoring pilot project, and
municipal drinking water infrastructure.


Marlene Brown, Harrietsfield Resident for 45 years
Lisa Mitchell, Executive Director, ECELAW
Judith Guernsey, Professor of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie
Stephen Adams, HRM Councillor District 11
Andy Fillmore, MP Halifax
Michele Raymond, Former MLA Halifax Atlantic
Brendan Maquire, MLA Halifax Atlantic

Date: Monday, May 14 2018

Time: 7:00-8:30 pm

Location: Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Center (1138 Old Sambro Rd)



Marlene Brown, Harrietsfield Resident
[email protected]

Lisa Mitchell, Executive Director | East Coast Environmental Law
902-670-1113 (mobile)
[email protected]

Jamie Simpson, Lawyer | Juniper Law
902-817-1737 (mobile)
[email protected]