Jan 24th, 2017
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...
Jan 16th, 2017
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...
Oct 3rd, 2016
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
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 ...
Aug 22nd, 2016
Argue that allowing the Wisconsin city of Waukesha to take water from Lake Michigan sets dangerous precedent By DIANA MEHTA The Canadian Press A group of mayors from Canada and the U.S. are trying to challenge a recent decision allowing an American city to draw water from the Great Lakes, arguing tha...
May 25th, 2016
The issues we’ve created, we should solve them,’ says student who helped develop project By Errol Nazareth, Morgan Dunlop, CBC News They measure less than a millimetre across but they pose a massive threat to our Great Lakes, and a group of Mississauga high school students wants to help z...
Jan 29th, 2016
By Frank Matys Orillia Today Orillia is weighing in on a nuclear waste dump proposed for the Great Lakes Basin. But city council stopped short of opposing the controversial plan by Ontario Power Generation, instead urging Canada’s environment minister to consider “all options” for a nuclear waste sto...