Mar 09, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

The federal and Ontario governments need to stop dragging their heels when it comes to protecting Lake Erie

Lake Erie’s health continues to deteriorate and needs our help. To help revive the lake, the federal and Ontario governments released a joint action…Read More


Feb 25, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Protect the plan, protect Lake Simcoe: Why we need to stand up for the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition.  Ontario’s Lake Simcoe Protection Act and Plan is…Read More


Dec 14, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Behind the Photographer’s Lens - The Making of North of Long Tail

This is a guest blog by Colin Boyd Shafer, a documentary photographer and social sciences educator from Kitchener, Ont. We recently collaborated with Colin…Read More


Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What is the Speech from the Throne and why is it important?

Our next big opportunity to secure commitments to a Green and Just Recovery in Canada is in the Speech from the Throne on September…Read More


Aug 21, 2020 / Guest / Livable Communities / Safeguarding Freshwater

Minister’s Ten Year Report on Lake Simcoe Obscures Progress by Mixing Science and Politics

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of  the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition  On July 17th Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin released…Read More


Aug 19, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Celebrating the 4th annual #WeAreLakeErie day. Share your Lake Erie story for a chance to win a custom t-shirt!

Lake Erie is a global treasure. The lake is home to thousands of species and complex ecosystems and beautiful sights and vistas. It is…Read More


Jul 16, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

A better future for Ontario’s water? Proposed new rules could be a positive step for the province’s groundwater

Here’s some good news for the thousands of Ontarians who called on the province for years to fix its rules for water bottlers: We…Read More


Jul 09, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Lake Erie algae show no signs of slowing down following this year's bloom forecast

Along with heatwaves, ice cream, and dips in the lake or pool, another summer tradition took place today: the Lake Erie algae bloom forecast….Read More


Jun 03, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

5 reasons the Great Lakes should be part of our COVID-19 recovery

Across Canada, there have been calls for a green recovery, and a just recovery as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s so important…Read More


Jun 03, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Protecting and restoring the Great Lakes as part of Canada’s green recovery: Answers to your questions

Last week, in our final episode of The Recovery Series, we talked about the need to invest in the protection and restoration of our…Read More