Press Releases

Argenteuil, Papineau, and Prescott and Russell receive the 2020 Water Leader Award

We are pleased to present the award to a group that has shown truly remarkable cooperation towards the stewardship and protection of our river: the members of the Pacte d’Amitié.

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New data on attitudes of watershed residents demonstrate the value of the river

One thing is clear: the Ottawa River is extremely important to the community! In fact, 92% of people believe that the river makes living in this region much better, according to a new survey.

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Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes support for integrated watershed management in Québec

Ottawa Riverkeeper is ready and willing to collaborate with the OBVs, the ROBVQ, and the TCR on this integrated management initiative.

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Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes investment from the RBC Foundation to engage communities in monitoring the health of the Ottawa River watershed

We joined forces with a new supporter of our Watershed Health Assessment and Monitoring initiative: RBC Foundation! RBC’s investment, totaling $350,000 over 3 years, will help fill key data gaps and mobilize a broad network of communities and citizen scientists to monitor and protect swimmable, drinkable and fishable waters.

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Open Letter to Minister Wilkinson

On November 20th a new federal Cabinet was announced, and with it a new Minister of Environment and Climate Change. The following is an open letter from our Riverkeeper to Minister Wilkinson.

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