IJC advises governments to investigate installation of flow reduction structures in the St. Clair River to respond to the ongoing low water crisis across the middle and upper Great Lakes.
Maude Barlow put forward a vision of the Great Lakes that protects a community's right to say 'no' to projects harmful to water sources and incorporates community input into decision-making.
The plan does not include any distinct actions to remedy persistent low water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron, including Georgian Bay, which are significantly lower than the other Great Lakes.
Close to 100 people gathered in Aamjiwnaang First Nation, located inside of Sarnia and close to Lake Huron, on Friday to take part in the Ultimate Walking Toxic Tour of Canada’s Chemical Valley.
Feb 3, 2013
Academy of the Impossible
231 Wallace AvenueToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 42.8508" N, 79° 26' 47.1516" W
The Great Lakes Commons Map was inspired by the work of many other water warriors who are re-imagining and re-indigenizing our relationship with the Great Lakes.
Victory over mining in northern BC, Grat Lakes Garbage Patch has been revealed as toxic sludge flows into rivers. Anti-Sludge Warrior Maureen Riley died but the battle goes on! And more!
The Ontario Geological Survey began planning the drilling program in 2009 which was to “establish the potential for shale gas” and determine whether the sources were “economically viable.”
Canada’s freshwater is under threat like never before. Climate change, pollution and corporations that want to sell water or use it unsustainably are putting Canada’s lakes and rivers in danger.
I just returned from a Great Lakes Commons gathering at Notre Dame University in Indiana which brought together nearly 70 Indigenous leaders, youth activists, water activists, artists and academics.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) will hold public hearings next month to obtain comments on their report Lake Superior Regulation: Addressing Uncertainty in Upper Great Lakes Water Levels.