Government

Federal Election: Our Watershed Priorities

The federal election campaign is now in full swing! We would like to share with you our concerns and aspirations for the well-being of the Ottawa River watershed we all share.

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Federal government tables report on Ottawa River Watershed: what does it mean and what’s next?

The Federal Government report on the Ottawa River Watershed was tabled on June 19th 2019. Here is what we are taking away from it, and what we are doing going forward.

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$335,400 in OTF Funding helps Ottawa Riverkeeper Establish Shoreline Stewardship and Citizen-Science Learning Hub

Ottawa Riverkeeper held its Annual Riverwatch Meeting and celebrated the awarding of a $262,900 Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Grow grant in March 2017, along with a $72,500 OTF Seed grant awarded to the group in June 2018.

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Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes federal investment to engage communities in monitoring the watershed

Ottawa Riverkeeper warmly welcomes the federal government’s decision to fund research and community-based monitoring (CBM) to better understand the health of the Ottawa River watershed.

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The Ontario Endangered Species Act: A Disappearing Act?

Have you heard? The Ontario government is in the process of amending the province’s Endangered Species Act (ESA). This is the long-established piece of legislation that aims to protect aquatic and terrestrial species whose population numbers are in such decline that they are in danger of disappearing all together from Ontario.

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