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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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2018 shipping season gets underway

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2018 shipping season gets underway

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation celebrated its 60th navigation season Thursday Mar. 29/2018 with traditional Top Hat ceremonies in St. Catharines and in Port Colborne. In St. Catharines at Lock 3 Welland Canal Centre the opening of the season featured the newly built Algoma Niagara. “State-of-the-art ships such as the Algoma Niagara serve as […]

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Canal opens for 2018 navigation season this week

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Canal opens for 2018 navigation season this week

The Welland Canal, part of the St. Lawrence Seaway, will be opening officially for the 2018 navigation season on Thursday Mar. 29/2018. The event will be marked in both Port Colborne and St. Catharines with the traditional Top Hat Ceremony. The ceremony in St. Catharines takes place at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals […]

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