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Factsheet / The Indian Department

FAQ’s about the Pollution Notification Map and Data

This factsheet provides a series of frequently asked questions about Pollution Notification Map, offering important contextual and explanatory information about notifications, pollution incidents, and the map data. The map is built out of industry-provided notifications about pollution incidents in Chemical Valley that were collected by Aamjiwnaang community members from 2013-2023. The map, developed by the Technoscience Research Unit Lab at the University of Toronto, is connected to the Yellowhead Institute Special Report Data Colonialism in Canada’s Chemical Valley: Aamjiwnaang First Nation and the Failure of the Pollution Notification System. 

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