Category: Daily News

GRCA calls on province to reconsider proposed changes

The Grand River Conservation Authority is calling on the province of Ontario to reconsider changes it believes will limit its role on important issues, including flood mitigation. At issue are proposed changes included in Bill 229, which would limit On …

IJC Board downsizing heading into 2021

The International Joint Commission’s Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board will decrease to a six-member board, with an equal number of members from the U.S. and Canada, effective December 1. Read the full story by the Niagara Gazette.

Water conservation group calls on AG to investigate Nestle

Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation has called for Michigan’s Attorney General to investigate Nestle on the grounds that the company’s groundwater withdrawal for its bottled water is damaging to the environment. Read the full story by Cadillac New …

Enbridge sues Michigan over oil pipeline shutdown order

Enbridge is fighting an order to shut down its oil pipeline that crosses the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. The Canadian company filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, who demanded earlier this mo …

Getting the word out on blue-green algae

The county council of Haliburton, Ontario will be discussing what can be done to better inform residents when blue-green algae blooms are suspected on area lakes, and how to improve education for everyone, following several confirmed cases of the poten …