Aug 19, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Celebrating the 5th 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


Aug 04, 2021 / Climate Change Ontario / Safeguarding Freshwater

Five reasons why it's time to shut down the aging Line 5 pipeline and protect the Great Lakes

There is a 68-year-old, deteriorating pipeline running through the heart of the Great Lakes. These same lakes contain 21 percent of the world’s surface…Read More


Jul 30, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

The 9th Canada-Ontario Great Lakes Agreement – How it stacks up against our recommendations.

Canada and Ontario recently signed an important agreement about the Great Lakes: The Canada Ontario Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health Agreement, or…Read More


Jun 07, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

2021 Lake Erie algae bloom forecasted to be moderate this summer, but this is still cause for concern

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) has now released its early season algae bloom forecast for Lake Erie and predicts a bloom that…Read More


May 10, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

Ontario wants YOU to pick up litter while it trashes improvements to the Blue Box

During simpler times, the Ontario government decided to designate the second Tuesday of May as a “Day of Action on Litter.” Corporations — and…Read More


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