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PREVENT ANOTHER CANADIAN RAIL DISASTER!!!

~ WE NEED YOUR HELP ~
WE HAVE THE POWER
TO PREVENT
ANOTHER SUCH TRAGEDY!

LAC MEGANTIC

The human loss of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy is almost beyond belief.  Together, we can make sure this never happens again.

On  July 5th, as most people in Lac-Mégantic slept, a freight train hauling 72 tank cars of crude oil derailed in the middle of the small Quebec town.1  Many of the old, dangerous tank cars split open.  The oil burst into flames and explosions shook the town as burning oil flowed through the streets.

The fires blazed for two days, destroying half of the downtown, and leaving 38 confirmed dead, with a dozen still missing in a town of 6,000.  This is the deadliest rail disaster in Canada in nearly 150 years.2,3   The human loss is almost beyond belief, and our hearts and prayers are with the people who are grieving and rebuilding in Lac-Mégantic.   Now, dozens of organizations across Canada, from Quebec’s Équiterre to Public Interest Alberta, are coming together to make sure a disaster like this never happens again, and they are asking for your help to make sure the federal government listens.

Send your messagePlease click here to tell Prime Minister Harper and the new Minister of Transport, Lisa Raitt, that you demand an immediate ban on using dangerous 111A tank cars to transport oil, and join the call for a full review of how dangerous fuels like oil and gas are transported through our communities – by train, pipeline, and truck.

Government and industry have known for years that it’s extremely dangerous to carry oil in the old “111A” tank cars that exploded in Lac-Mégantic.4   Yet, the government has removed common-sense safety regulations, and has failed to implement necessary oversight for shipping the dangerous fuel.5
Back in 1994 the Transportation Safety Board of Canada wrote that 111A tank cars have a flawed design and a “high incidence of tank integrity failure” during accidents.  Since then, the government has ignored repeated warnings while companies have used more and more old rail cars to transport dangerous fuels through communities across the country.6,7

Despite the tragedy, the federal government is still denying the need for a full review and better safety regulationsOn Friday, Larry Miller, the Conservative MP who chairs the government’s Transport committee, dismissed calls for a review of Transport Canada’s safety regulations.8

The tragedy in Lac-Mégantic shows us just how devastating it can be when governments put oil company interests before community safety.  As our hearts go out to all those affected, we can work together to make sure this never happens again in any community from coast to coast to coast.

Please click here to demand a ban on 111A tanker cars and an independent safety review of all oil and gas transportation.

http://www.leadnow.ca/lac-megantic

The quiet increase of oil and gas transportation in recent years – through pipelines, rail and trucks – is putting our communities, livelihoods and environment in harm’s way.  More and more people are concerned about the risks of these dangerous fuels, and we deserve to have a say in decisions that affect all of our lives.

We need to act now before the media moves on and attention fades. If enough of us speak out now, we can force the new Minister of Transport, Lisa Raitt, to take the first steps necessary to protect our communities.

Thanks for all you do. 
With hope and respect,
Matthew, Sanna, Cam, Jamie, Maggie and Emma on behalf of the Leadnow.ca team

P.S. Did you know the railway industry has been lobbying the federal government to make our safety regulations even weaker?9 An immediate ban on old, dangerous, tank cars and a full safety review is the first step in making sure a tragedy like Lac-Mégantic never happens again. Send your message now.

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Sources:

[1] The equation of a disaster: what went wrong in Lac-Mégantic (Globe and Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/the-equation-of-a-disaster-what-went-wrong-in-lac-megantic/article13214911/

[2] Lac-Megantic death toll climbs to 37 (CBC)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2013/07/15/quebec-lac-megantic-rail-disaster.html

[3] Quebec train crash’s missing all presumed dead, police say; attention focuses on CEO (The Washington Post)
http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-07-11/world/40499565_1_quebec-alberta-oil-sands-brakes

[4] Rail cars like those in Lac-Mégantic disaster are prone to puncturing (Globe and Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/rail-cars-like-those-in-lac-megantic-disaster-are-prone-to-puncturing/article13080359/

[5] Tories dismiss need for review of critical audit of Transport Canada following Lac-Megantic disaster (Vancouver Sun)
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/national/Tories+dismiss+need+review+critical+audit+Transport+Canada/8654008/story.html

[6] Safety rules lag as oil transport by train rises (CBC)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/07/08/f-lac-megantic-oil-rail.html

[7] Rail cars like those in Lac-Mégantic disaster are prone to puncturing (Globe and Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/rail-cars-like-those-in-lac-megantic-disaster-are-prone-to-puncturing/article13080359/

[8] Tories dismiss need for review of critical audit of Transport Canada following Lac-Megantic disaster (Vancouver Sun)
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/national/Tories+dismiss+need+review+critical+audit+Transport+Canada/8654008/story.html

[9] Railways have been lobbying against more stringent safety regulations (Montreal Gazette)
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Railways+have+been+lobbying+against+more+stringent/8654175/story.html

 

RAINSOFT OTTAWA,WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS – BENEFITS PART 2

Thank you for returning to view Part 2 of Rainsoft Ottawa Water Treatment Systems – Benefits.

Rainsoft of Ottawa would like to recommend that you check out the BENEFITS associated with Rainsoft Water Treatment systems – the world’s finest Whole House Water Treatment Systems.

 

HEALTH BENEFITS

- improves skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis and dry skin
- removes over 98% of toxins and chemicals in the water
- prevents gall and kidney stones
- increases energy and endurance
- increases muscular nerve activity
- aids in carrying nutrients and disease fighting antibodies throughout the   body
- aids in regulating body temperature
- aids in elimination and reducing weight
- filters out contaminants such as coliform, giardia lamblia, algae and asbestos fibres

Martin Barrett at Eternally Pure Water Systems (Rainsoft) wonders if you have any water problems and offers to come out and do a free water analysis.

For you reference I have included videos and links for information on our water treatment products in .pdf format. I’ve also added a few of the Google and HomeStars Reviews we’ve received:

REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEMS VIDEO – Martin Barrett, Eternally Pure Water Systems, Ottawa

UltrefinerPDF

Google Review – Gloucester customer: Our drinking water has always been less than desirable. We’re so happy to have done our ‘homework’ online and are now the proud owners of a Rainsoft Reverse Osmosis system. From the testing of our water to having the system installed we’re so pleased to have the best of both worlds – great product with a LIFETIME WARRANTY! (something we couldn’t find elsewhere) and prompt, professional, helpful and friendly service. Our water, whether used for drinking, making tea,coffee, juice and for cooking, is “Rainsoftalicious”!  AND … no more bottled water and so happy to know we’ll be saving a bundle of $$$! Thank you so much, Martin and David.

ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT SYSTEMS VIDEO – Martin Barrett, Eternally Pure Water Systems, Ottawa

ULTRAVIOLET WATER DISINFECTION SYSTEMRSMUltravioletPDF

Homestars Review – Navan customer: Eternally pure-Rainsoft product keeps our family safe! We purchased water treatment through Eternally Pure Water Systems in Ottawa a number of years ago and have recently added a UV light to kill bacteria which may be in our well water. We are very pleased with the professional service we received, and are confident in the superior products we have purchased. It is extremely important that our family has safe drinking water.

WHOLE HOUSE CARBON FILTER:  WH CarbonPDF

Homestars Review – Orleans customer: Thanks Martin and Rainsoft Ottawa.  Never realized how awful our water tasted until you installed our system! I now drink water regularly from the tap where before i would always buy water bottles. The whole family has noticed a difference and our skin is softer because of it. I tell everyone I know about your system. Thanks! Full House System with Reverse Osmosis and Iron Filter

 

Rainsoft Ottawa, Eternally Pure Water Systems, Inc. is located in Canotek Park, Ottawa.

Telephone: 613-742-0058 ~~~~ Mon – Fri: 9:00 – 5:30

We’ll be more than happy to answer  your water related questions.

RAINSOFT OTTAWA, WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS – BENEFITS PART 1

This topic is rather lengthy, therefore I’ve split it into two blogs.

 Rainsoft of Ottawa would like to recommend that you check out the benefits associated with Rainsoft Water Treatment systems – the world’s finest Whole House Water Treatment Systems.

 

Household Maintenance and Upgrading – Economic Benefits

- extends the life of the hot water tank by 50%
- extends the life of plumbing by 50%
- extends the life of appliances by 200%
- extends the life of faucets by 50%
- extends the life of clothing by 15%
- reduces the use of soap and soap products by 75%
- reduces the use of skin creams and oils by 75-100%
- prevents congestion of plumbing by 60-70%

Martin Barrett at Eternally Pure Water Systems (Rainsoft) wonders if you have any water problems and offers to come out and do a free water analysis.

 

For you reference I have included videos and links for information on our water treatment products in .pdf format. I’ve also added a few of the Google and HomeStars Reviews we’ve received from our customers:

IRON, SULPHUR AND MANGANESE FILTER/TREATMENT VIDEO – Martin Barrett, Eternally Pure Water Systems, Ottawa

Iron-Sulpher-ManganeesePDF

oxyTechPDF

Would recommend this system to anyone – Gatineau customer: I have this system for 11 years now. No regrets…..would not drink water if I did not have it……would recommend this system to anyone. I don’t regret for one minute buying a rain Soft System.

Service and Installation – The kind that is hard to find - Greely customer: Whether service or sales, Martin and his staff are always there to assist. Service is polite, quick, clean, helpful – even fixed a problem that was not the company’s issue without cost or complaint. Overall it has been an excellent relationship – inital setup, additional equipment and supply purchases. Something that is hard to find these days. Thank you Martin and David!

WATER SOFTENERS, EC4 & TC SERIES VIDEO – Martin Barrett, Eternally Pure Water Systems, Ottawa

EC4PDF

RAINSOFT TC WATER CONDITIONING SYSTEM_GIMPGoogle Review - Limoges customer: In Limoges and extremely happy with the results! Got only good things to say about Martin and Rainsoft of Ottawa! … we noticed that the water here was extremely hard. It was actually to the point that fixtures were getting etched, sediment clogging faucets and shower heads and well our skin was taking a beating as far as dryness goes! So after bringing a sample of water to Martin, he advised us of the hardness of the water and what solution he could provide. He not only recommended the equipment but also helped fit it into my budget. His installer was prompt and did a nice, clean and professional installation. Being that I was skeptical of how much of an impact the Rainsoft water softener would make, I took a shower that night with no expectations and I gotta tell ya, what a DIFFERENCE! The water was absolutely different and so much softer. I have a good friend that came for a visit from out of town and even he commented on how soft the water was compared to his own home. We have now had the system for a year and of course before I give a review, I like to test the product out thoroughly. Cost of ownership is not that much as far as replenishing the salt either! I always love coming home to shower after being out of town and staying at a hotel. So all in all, you can’t go wrong dealing with Martin! He is a professional and a straight shooter and makes sure his customers are taken care of. If you live in the Limoges area and don’t have one of these water softeners, you should contact Martin! No matter where we live, we will definitely be sure to have Rainsoft products in our home! Keep up the good work!

Excellent product! - Manotick customer:  We live in country and needed a water purification system. The sales rep was informative and helpful without being pushy. have had system for 3 years and am extremely satisfied.have recommended this product to others who are happy with results.
 

 

AIRMASTER – AIR TREATMENT VIDEO – Rainsoft

AirMasterPDF

We hope to see you back for Part 2 of Rainsoft Ottawa, Water Treatment Systems – Benefits.

Rainsoft Ottawa, Eternally Pure Water Systems, Inc. is located in Canotek Park, Ottawa.

            Telephone: 613-742-0058 ~~~~Mon – Fri: 9:00 – 5:30

We’ll be more than happy to answer  your water related questions.