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Seeking Answers in Grassy Narrows

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The Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows) First Nation has been living with the effects of mercury poisoning for over a generation. While liability has...

De Beers Fails to Report Mercury Entering Watershed

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Wildands League (WL), assisted by Ecojustice lawyers, has filed a private prosecution against De Beers Canada Inc. for failing to report levels of mercury...

Mercury 40 Times Limit in Walleye

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An investigation conducted by the Toronto Star has concluded that the walleye in Clay Lake that feeds residents of Grassy Narrows First Nation near...

New Research Forecasts Impacts of Proposed Hydroelectric Development on Local Communities

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New research from Harvard University has forecasted human exposure to methylmercury levels in areas of Canada where new hydroelectric development is being considered will...

Feds Invest $1.7 Million in Freshwater Research at the Experimental Lakes...

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, MP Bob Nault of Kenora, and the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Dominic LeBlanc announced this...

Canada and the U.S. Identified Eight Chemicals of Mutual Concern for...

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The governments of Canada and the United States today announced that they  have identified eight substances as chemicals of mutual concern under the Canada-U.S....

Prentice Takes Action Against Mercury

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Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment, has issued a statement on international agreement to work towards a UN treaty that would reduce the amount...

Party Leaders Urged to Sign Great Lakes Pledge

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Environmental groups asked the leaders of the federal parties yesterday to put their name to a pledge to make toxic pollution in the Great...

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