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Projects identified to address Lake Erie algae

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Projects identified to address Lake Erie algae

Funding awarded for testing phosphorus reduction technology GLSLCI press release – The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) has chosen five projects from 11 proposals to develop and test technologies that intercept and remove phosphorus from agricultural runoff. Phosphorus entering the system contributes to the growth of harmful algal blooms in the Thames River and […]

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Niagara Health named a top employer in Hamilton-Niagara

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Niagara Health named a top employer in Hamilton-Niagara

 Niagara Health press release – Niagara Health has been selected as one of Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers for 2019. Hamilton-Niagara Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes employers in the area that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. The recognition […]

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More funding for new phosphorus technologies to clean up Lake Erie

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More funding for new phosphorus technologies to clean up Lake Erie

The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) received nearly $200,000 from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to develop and test technologies that intercept and remove phosphorus from agricultural runoff. Phosphorus entering the system contributes to the growth of harmful algal blooms in the Thames River and Lake Erie. “As a group representing mayors and farm groups, […]

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Celebrating Port Colborne’s marine heritage

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Celebrating Port Colborne’s marine heritage

Port Colborne is all geared up for the 40th annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival, a festival that celebrates the city’s long relationship with the marine industry as a result of the Welland Canal. John Maloney, the Mayor of Port Colborne, invites everyone to come and sit by the canal to watch the ships go […]

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Canadian and US Mayors stand united for shared economic prosperity

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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. […]

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Canadian grain exports give St. Lawrence Seaway solid start

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Canadian grain exports give St. Lawrence Seaway solid start

Robust grain exports have boosted St. Lawrence Seaway shipping this spring after a slow start due to difficult ice conditions in the Great Lakes. According to The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, Canadian grain shipments via the St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 1.9 million metric tons, up 11 per cent compared to the same period last […]

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