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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End of the ice fishing season
Policy and Legislation Pollution Recreation

End of the ice fishing season

The ice fishing season is coming to a close, and we hope that you have had a great season so far, catching a variety of the numerous species we have in the Ottawa River.
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Ontario’s Review of the Endangered Species Act
Biodiversity Government Policy and Legislation

Ontario’s Review of the Endangered Species Act

While the preamble discusses improving outcomes for species at risk through the streamlining of the review and approval processes, the discussion questions primarily propose ways to weaken protections under the Act.
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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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