Ottawa Riverkeeper, a charitable organization, is a champion and collective voice for the Ottawa River watershed, providing leadership and inspiration to protect, promote and improve its ecological health and future.


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Farewell to Paul Dewar
People Supporters

Farewell to Paul Dewar

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Paul Dewar, who was a dear friend and long-term supporter of Ottawa Riverkeeper.
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Keeping the Rideau Canal Clean Together!
People Pollution Recreation

Keeping the Rideau Canal Clean Together!

Keeping the Rideau Canal clean can present some interesting challenges. Learn about the blue plastic bristles used to clean the ice, and why some of them end up in our waterways.
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Natural Gas Pipeline Proposed by Gazoduq
Development Geography & Geology

Natural Gas Pipeline Proposed by Gazoduq

Did you know there is a new natural gas pipeline being proposed in the Ottawa River watershed?
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Triclosan Update – January 21st 2019
Government Policy and Legislation Triclosan Water Quality Watershed Health

Triclosan Update – January 21st 2019

Government's Low Reduction Targets for the Widely Used Antimicrobial Substance Triclosan Continue to Disappoint Environmentalists: Lacks protection for Canadian Lakes, Rivers, and Human Health
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Gathering of the Watershed Network – November 30th 2018
Event Updates Policy and Legislation Watershed Health

Gathering of the Watershed Network – November 30th 2018

Read our recap of the Gathering of the Ottawa River Watershed Network on Nov 30.
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It takes a watershed, and the people within it, to protect a river
Pollution Take Action

It takes a watershed, and the people within it, to protect a river

This #GivingTuesday we are sharing a recent success story from the frontline of our Pollution Hotline!
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