PRESS RELEASE: Lake Ontario Waterkeeper Releases 2nd Annual Toronto Harbour Report

October 11, 2017TORONTO, ON - Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s 2nd Annual Toronto Harbour Report launched on Wednesday to a crowd of volunteers, donors and community stakeholders.The report summarized Waterkeeper’s findings and offers recommendations that will help to protect Toronto Harbour and water users. It highlighted the continued problem with raw sewage pollution from Toronto’s combined sewage outflows within the inner harbour. Lake Ontario Waterkeeper also discussed how the findings from this year’s volunteer sampling has been…

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PRESS RELEASE: Lake Ontario Waterkeeper Releases 2nd Annual Toronto Harbour Report

October 11, 2017TORONTO, ON - Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s 2nd Annual Toronto Harbour Report launched on Wednesday to a crowd of volunteers, donors and community stakeholders.The report summarized Waterkeeper’s findings and offers recommendations that will help to protect Toronto Harbour and water users. It highlighted the continued problem with raw sewage pollution from Toronto’s combined sewage outflows within the inner harbour. Lake Ontario Waterkeeper also discussed how the findings from this year’s volunteer sampling has been…

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Job Posting: Swim Guide Assistant

BackgroundSWIM DRINK FISH CANADA is a growing charity working for a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. Our programs bring together law, science, culture, and digital media in order to connect and empower people to restore polluted places, protect human health, and promote thriving natural spaces.In 2011, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper built and launched Swim Guide (www.theswimguide.org).  Swim Guide is a smartphone app that shows you your closest beaches and tells you whether or not the water is…

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What to do when you come across a spill

Fletcher's Creek, Brampton. To the left you'll see natural-looking water. To the right, black substance coming out of pipe and into the creek.  On September 20, a mysterious black substance spilled out of a storm drain and into a section of Fletcher’s Creek in Brampton. Lake Ontario Waterkeeper happened to be on hand both the day of the spill and before, filming restoration work on the creek, which just so happens to be home to…

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What to do when you come across a spill

Fletcher's Creek, Brampton. To the left you'll see natural-looking water. To the right, black substance coming out of pipe and into the creek.  On September 20, a mysterious black substance spilled out of a storm drain and into a section of Fletcher’s Creek in Brampton. Lake Ontario Waterkeeper happened to be on hand both the day of the spill and before, filming restoration work on the creek. The creek just so happens to be home…

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