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Montreal Sewage Dump

We share your anger about the 8 billion litres of untreated sewage flowing into the St Lawrence River over the next 7 days. We think it’s disgusting. The silver lining of this situation is the number of people taking notice and speaking up to end the practice of dumping untreated sewage in our rivers, lakes and oceans.

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Four Lives, Four Stories, One Watershed

Stories from the Ottawa River watershed from writer Tracy Guenard and photographer, John Rathwell’s new project, Searching For Sero(tonin).

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Give to Support a Clean River

Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday on December 1st is the opening day of the giving season.

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Dream Job: Apply Now!

Have you heard? We're on the lookout for a dynamic, bilingual Executive Director. If you're serious about freshwater protection, we want you on our team!

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Nature Inspiration Award Winner

The entire team of volunteers, supporters and employees at Ottawa Riverkeeper congratulates Meredith Brown, winner of the Canadian Museum of Nature's 2015 Inspiration Award.

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Working together, we did it!

On August 1st, the Federal Government proposed adding plastic microbeads to the List of Toxic Substances under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) thanks to letters you sent to the former Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq.

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Direct Your Gift to the River

If you have not yet decided how to direct your 2015-2016 Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign gift, please consider directing all or a portion of it to improving the health and future of our local watershed.

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