We’ve all seen pictures of the slimy green algal blooms in Lake Erie, and we know it’s affecting our drinking water. We know nutrient pollution is a contributing factor and is threatening many of our precious Great Lakes.What is perhaps more confusing is what’s being done about it. Lots of […]
The Great Lakes Protection Act was reintroduced at Queen’s Park this week. If passed, this new law would help to ensure the healthy future of our Great Lakes waters. Freshwater Future Canada joins other conservation groups across Ontario in applauding the province for moving forward with this important legislation. The […]
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne recently released her mandate letters to her Ministers, including one to Environment Minister Glen Murray. The letter instructs the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on their priorities for the next four years. Key amongst these is the development of a new long-term climate change […]
Come and meet Freshwater Future Canada staff on Saturday, November 8 at Planet in Focus, Canada’s largest and longest running environmental film festival. Freshwater Future Canada is co-presenting the film Living on the Edge, and it can be seen at 11:00 am at the Nat Taylor Theatre, York University in […]
Freshwater Future Canada and Environmental Defence propose four-point plan to tackle algal blooms in Lake Erie and the Great Lakes.
The Ontario Great Lakes Need Assessment was an effort to explore how well the water community is working together, building on the recent national assessment documented in the report: “The Canadian Waterscape: Assessing the needs of Canada’s water leaders”. The current assessment was an opportunity to test the findings of the national […]
I just had the pleasure of spending two days working with stewardship and sustainability organizations in Eastern Ontario. We spent time discussing ways to conduct planning process in ways that don’t take too much time, don’t cost too much money, and yet provide common understanding of visions, mission, the work […]
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