First law that might be used is Bill C-11: Human Pathogens and Toxins Act. The purpose of the bill is to establish a safety and security regime to protect the health and safety of the public against the risks posed by human pathogens and toxins. There will be difficulty in using the act since tedious experiment on the waste discharged by the company must be done first. Next one is BILL S-212: An Act to amend Canadian Environmental Protection Act. The purpose of the bill is to correct any harm to the environment, to human, animal or plant life or health caused by the commission of the offense.
It will be hard in tracing the harm caused by the chemicals and a long investigation will be done since it is somewhat needs the involvement of medical expertise. The EBR can be used since a right to review laws and request investigations exists in the bill. Through this, possible loopholes from the 10 year old act can be viewed. The residents could start by having an opportunity to participate in the development of the policy, Act, regulation or instrument in respect of which a review is sought; and ask how recently the policy, Act, regulation or instrument was made or issued.