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Filter Fix: Study shows washing machine filters keep harmful microfibers out of the Great Lakes

Filter Fix: Study shows washing machine filters keep harmful microfibers out of the Great Lakes

Great Lakes communities on both sides of the border have diversion and reclamation programs for plastics, hoping to keep the trash out of the lakes.  

But how everyday people can deal with microscopic pieces of plastic is a more challenging question. Now a two-year-long study into washing machine filters in an Ontario community shows something can be done.  

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

Sims: Dropping COVID test for short U.S. trips a win for families

News travels fast in a border city, especially when it comes from Ottawa. “This is fantastic. We’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting,” was one of the messages left in Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley’s inbox after a news leak that the federal government is about to ditch that mandatory, expensive COVID-19 test for Canadians who […]

London Knights lose (for once), fall just short of legendary record

The 2004-05 Memorial Cup champion London Knights’ franchise-record 10-game winning streak to start a season will live on at least one more year. The current edition’s run at history was halted one victory short in a 3-2 defeat over the border in Flint before 2,504 Saturday at the Dort Financial Center. London, now 9-1, had […]

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