Policy and Legislation

Abandoned huts on the ice – a form of river pollution that must end

An abandoned trailer on the ice in the Masson-Angers area, which could have ended up in the Ottawa River had it not been for the last-minute intervention of authorities last Friday.

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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

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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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

Read our recap of the Gathering of the Ottawa River Watershed Network on Nov 30.

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