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Canadian and US Mayors stand united for shared economic prosperity

Canadian and US Mayors stand united for shared economic prosperity

Mayors pledge to protect urban natural spaces, contribute to national target At the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative annual conference in Ajax Thursday, June 14/2018, Canadian and US mayors celebrated the strong, integrated relationship on environment and economy that binds our two countries and the Great Lakes St. Lawrence region as a whole. […]

Living Lab research project to examine Lake Ontario shoreline flooding

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Living Lab research project to examine Lake Ontario shoreline flooding

Brock University press release – The flooding of coastal communities along Lake Ontario last year caused major damage and made people realize that century floods aren’t nearly as rare as the name implies. A new research collaboration between Brock University and the Town of Lincoln is aimed at helping the community understand how to deal […]

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Ontario and Canada support better water quality for Lake Erie

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Ontario and Canada support better water quality for Lake Erie

Partnering with Ducks Unlimited Canada to create and restore wetlands Ontario, in partnership with the Government of Canada, is improving water quality, restoring valuable habitats and supporting environmental protection for wetlands around Lake Erie. Through a partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada, private landowners and conservation organizations, both the federal and Ontario governments have created 75 […]

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Canadian shipping applauds “historic international CO2 reduction strategy”

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Canadian shipping applauds “historic international CO2 reduction strategy”

The Chamber of Marine Commerce (CMC) fully supports the ambitious strategy adopted by the UN International Maritime Organization to reduce global marine shipping’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2050. “An international agreement on this scale is an important first step towards developing a global path to reducing the carbon […]

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POCOMAR sails with sponorship

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POCOMAR sails with sponorship

Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) unit may be able to buy an essential piece of lifesaving equipment or enhance training thanks to PenFinancial Credit Union. Friday, the Welland-based credit union, with branches across Niagara, made a $250 donation to the marine search and rescue unit that operates out of Sugarloaf Harbour Marina. The funds […]

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Historic shipwreck exhibit berths at the Welland Museum

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Historic shipwreck exhibit berths at the Welland Museum

A significant part of Niagara’s history has returned and has captured the interest of marine history aficionados, the HMS General Hunter exhibit opened Saturday Apr. 15/2018 at the Welland Museum. “This is very significant for Welland,” Ken Cassavoy said. Cassavoy is the marine archeologist in charge of the excavation of the HMS General Hunter site […]

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