Tag Archives: Great Lakes

New Rules to Fight Invasive Species

Ontario is prohibiting and restricting 19 invasive species to prevent their arrival and control their spread in the province and protect the environment. New regulations under the Invasive Species Act, now in effect, ban the import, breeding, purchase and sale … Continue reading

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Bill to Protect Great Lakes Passes Second Reading

Today, Bill 6, the proposed Great Lakes Protection Act 2013 passed second reading in the Ontario Legislature.  Against a backdrop of scientific advice that Lakes Huron, Erie and Ontario are in decline, the purposes of the  proposed act are to protect and restore … Continue reading

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September 24, 2012 – Ontario to fund community environmental projects to protect Great Lakes

Applications are being accepted until November 17, 2012 for community-based environmental projects that remediate or restore the environment, foster spills preparedness or provide research and education in watersheds where environmental violations have occurred. The funding comes through the Ontario Community … Continue reading

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