Last summer, Waterkeeper collected 166 samples from the Toronto Harbour. We learned quite a bit about our harbour, including where some of the more polluted spots are and just how high the bacteria levels can get. You can see the full results of those samples here.The main thing we learned was the need to continue sampling. The summer program showed that we don’t have enough information to truly grasp the sewage situation in the harbour.…
U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint essentially eliminates the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Here's a roundup of what we have to say on the matter.
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper—alongside more than 30 other organizations—jointly signed a statement with seven recommendations regarding concerns related to triclosan and its impact on the environment and human health.
Thanks to some powerful stories and great conversations at the recent Toronto International Boat Show, we were able to submit one more letter to Transport Canada to help protect your environmental rights.
Don't let labels fool you, there are no such things as "flushable" wipes. Learn more about the push to set official flushability standards and what can be done in the meantime.
In response to overwhelming feedback from the community and First Nations organizations, the Government of Canada has extended its review of navigation rights.
The 2017 Toronto International Boat Show is coming up and we need your help! We're looking for volunteers to help us collect Watermarks. Sign up today!
We are saddened to learn that our dear friend Sanford Haskill passed away December 25, 2016.
Looking for the perfect holiday gift for someone you love? Dedicate a beach to someone who loves beaches as much as you love them.
December 16, 2016 — Sewage flows into Toronto's inner harbour regularly. When it happens, there is no water quality monitoring or public alerts to inform the public. Those are the findings of a new video report released Thursday by the charity Lake Ontario Waterkeeper.