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Feb 7th, 2017
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Plastic water bottles lined up in front of Conservative leadership candidates at a Feb. 4 debate in Halifax 10,000 tonnes of plastic enter the Great Lakes each year AWARE News Network: The world is being overwhelmed by plastic. Environmental Defence has issued an alert about a recent study’s es...
Jan 27th, 2017
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Fish have been found in Lake Michigan, Erie and Ontario CBC News  Grass carp are living in the Great Lakes, according to a new international study. The fish, one of four Asian carp species, are believed to have found their way into lakes Michigan, Erie and Ontario. “Unfortunately, the news is n...
Jan 26th, 2017
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We Are Excited To Tell You About The Changes! from Mary Muter The Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation, formerly the Sierra Club Canada Foundation, Great Lakes Section announces that it will no longer function as part of Sierra Club Canada Foundation. Our entire team of experienced professional adviso...
Jan 25th, 2017
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News release from MNRF The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for abandoning gill nets in Lake Superior, near the Montreal River. On January 19, 2017, conservation officers with the Ministry of Natural Resou...
Jan 24th, 2017
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Orangeville.com  An American city is defending its plan to draw water from the Great Lakes, saying Canadian and U.S. mayors trying to block the move should be ignored. The Wisconsin city of Waukesha argues a decision last year that gave it permission to pipe water from Lake Michigan was error-free, p...
In Energy
Jan 16th, 2017
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Acclaimed Canadian author lays out dirty back story of fossil fuel industry and government By Warren Bell National Observer Jessica Ernst, the biologist who on Friday, lost a split decision in the Supreme Court of Canada over suing the Alberta Energy Regulator, is no ordinary person. And she hasnR...
Nov 23rd, 2016
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from Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Shoreline Biodiversity & Citizen Science Workshops: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, — 7:00 to 9:00 pm First Presbyterian Church 200 Maple St., Collingwood Learn more about the biodiversity of the Georgian Bay shoreline in Wasaga Beach and Collingwood, an...
Nov 13th, 2016
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Proposed policy is a recipe for inaction and delay from Ontario Nature Prior to the 2014 provincial election, Premier Kathleen Wynne pledged to reverse wetland loss by 2025. Accordingly, the Province has proposed a new wetland conservation strategy, which is open for public comment until November 16,...
Oct 3rd, 2016
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Sound Science on Great Lakes Water Levels Continues News release from Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation September 29, 2016 The Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation, formerly the Sierra Club Canada Foundation, Great Lakes Section and its entire experienced team of professional advisors announces that...
Sep 20th, 2016
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By Barry G. Warner Waterloo Region Record In early August, the Ontario government issued a draft for a new wetland conservation strategy for the province. It contains many positive elements, not the least of which is the government’s ongoing recognition of the exceptional value of wetlands and ...