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Researchers look at what types of garbage head into Lake Ontario

TORONTO — Waste management and the behaviour of everyday citizens need to change to keep harmful plastics out of Canada's waterways, a researcher who...
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“Don’t Give Up”. Sail On with Parkinsons Inspires Us All.

One year after Steve Van Vlaenderen realized his dream of owning a sailboat, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. If that news wasn’t enough,...

Soo Locks Raised as Issue in U.S. House of Representatives.

Washington D.C. - Today, the House (of Representatives) voted to send the conference report of the 2019 NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) to President...

Parkinson’s Won’t Ground Pair from Sailing Great Lakes

Sault Ste. Marie, ON, July 18, 2018 – One year after Steve Van Vlaenderen realized his dream of owning a sailboat, he was diagnosed...

Winter Storm Warning Issued

UPDATE: 10AM Sunday Environment Canada has now issued a Winter Storm Warning for the area. A slow moving weather system approaching from southwest of the Great...
International Lake Superior Board of Control

Update on Lake Superior Outflows and Expected Conditions

More seasonable conditions returned to the Lake Superior and Lake Michigan-Huron basins in January. Nonetheless, both lakes continue to see the effects of a...
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Coast Guard leaders recommit to binational partnership for ice breaking in the Great Lakes

Julie Gascon, Assistant Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard’s Central and Arctic Region was joined by Rear Admiral Joanna Nunan, Commander, United States Coast...

Coast Guard urges caution around ice on the Great Lakes as temperatures rise

The U.S. Coast Guard is encouraging people to exercise caution in the coming days around ice on the lakes and waterways in the Great Lakes region. Rising temperatures...
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Coast Guard begins icebreaking operations

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie commenced Operation Taconite today in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of western Lake...
Terry Sheehan, MP

Feds Invests in Great Lakes Protection Initiative

Canada is committed to providing strong support to working collaboratively with the Government of Ontario and Indigenous Peoples for the protection and restoration of...