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Celebrating Action on Sewage

Eleven years ago our Riverkeeper, Meredith Brown, discovered that the City of Ottawa was spilling untreated sewage into our river about 200 times per year! It's been a long road and there's still work to be done, but this week we're celebrating an important step in resolving this issue with the city's Ottawa River Action Plan.

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Northern Leaders to Attend Summit

In preparation for AquaHacking and the Ottawa River Summit, we're speaking with northern water-leaders about the issues they face for the Ottawa River.

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The Road to Storm Water Awareness

Ottawa Riverkeeper is partnering with Trout Canada's Yellow Fish Road™ Program to raise awareness about storm water and its direct connection to the Ottawa River.

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Cleaning up our Shorelines

We have had big turnouts at shoreline cleanups these past two weeks. Thanks to all volunteers who came out and helped clean up our river!

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Don’t Miss Our Biggest Event of the Year!

Please join us on May 29th and 30th 2015 at the unprecedented AQUAHACKING - Ottawa River Summit 2015.

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Law Students Working for the Ottawa River

It's the end of the school year and so we must sadly say goodbye to our wonderful volunteer law students from the University of Ottawa.

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Call For Young Water Leaders

Are you young and interested in water protection issues? We are looking for water-minded youth to join a Youth Delegation for the upcoming AquaHacking – Ottawa River Summit 2015 taking place on May 29-30th, 2015 in Gatineau, QC.

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Planned Giving: How to give less to the taxman by giving to Ottawa Riverkeeper

Like it or not you have to pay taxes. Ottawa Riverkeeper and Todd Evans of Desjardins Financial Security would like to introduce a new way to give to a charity, The Planned Gift Concept, which helps you minimize your taxes.

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