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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!

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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The Many Faces of Our Watershed

In May 2018, Larissa (our Riverwatch Coordinator) and MJ (our Watershed Council Director) spent a couple of days driving from Ottawa to Temiskaming Shores, with stops in Cobden, Mattawa, Deep River, Deux Rivières, et Ville-Marie.

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April Fools’ Pride

It was an innocuous discussion at the end of a recent staff meeting: “hey, April Fools’ is coming up, we should do something on social media”.

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Discussing the Future of the Ottawa River with ECCC Minister Catherine McKenna

We spoke with Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna about the future of the Ottawa River and how a wide range of stakeholders must work together to ensure we can all continue to swim, drink, and fish in the river for generations to come.

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