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Lake Ontario Waterkeeper to Address Ontario and Federal Governments

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper (LOW) announced that they are preparing to comment on two pieces of legislation this week to encourage both the Ontario and...

Report Recommends Strategy to Address Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes

A new report is calling on the Ontario government to implement an incentive for the public to recycle plastic bottles to reduce plastic pollution...

Ontario Government Releases 2014-15 Chief Drinking Water Inspector’s Annual Report

Ontario's drinking water remains among the best protected in the world, according to the 2014-15 Chief Drinking Water Inspector's Annual Report. In the forward message...

New Legislation Passed to Protect the Great Lakes

This week, the Ontario government passed the Great Lakes Protection Act which will strengthen the province's ability to keep the Great Lakes and St....

Pickering-Ajax Citizens Push for Elimination of Algae on Waterfront

The citizens of Pickering and Ajax are bolstering efforts to have the Province of Ontario and the Regions of Durham and York eliminate algae-inducing...

Curbing the Flow

Bordered by two countries, eight states, one province, and more than a hundred municipalities, the Great Lakes hold more than a fifth of the...

Ontario Helps IMAX Protect the Great Lakes

Ontario is investing in solutions in Peel Region to help protect Great Lakes water quality. IMAX Corporation is using new permeable pavement and stormwater treatment...

Light Shower Towers

Toronto’s newest stormwater system is breathtaking. Housed in the pavilion basement at Sherbourne Common, a new park in the city’s rapidly developing East Bayfront area,...

Toronto-Area Rivers High in PCBs: Study

A University of Toronto study of the concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other chemicals in the rivers running into Lake Ontario reveals significantly...

Canada-Ontario Great Lakes Agreement Extended

The 2007 Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem (COA) has been extended to March 31, 2011. The agreement, signed in June 2007,...

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