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Where you can watch the salmon run this fall

The fall is here which means salmon spawning season is upon us. During this time of year, salmon can be seen migrating to reach their winter homes where they spawn. “The best spots [to watch] are in people’s backyards across Toronto and GTA,” says Adam Weir, a fisheries biologist at the Ontario Federation of Anglers … Continued

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Buy the Way: This cottager bought his cabin on the East Coast sight unseen

The backstory: When he was growing up in Florenceville-Bristol, N.B., on the East Coast, 46-year-old film producer and consultant Sandy Hunter spent time at his family camp near the St. John River, fishing and hiking with his father and brother. After moving to Toronto in 1997, Sandy regularly made the trek home to visit family … Continued

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Drinking Water News Roundup: US Steel spill, lead pipes, First Nations boil water advisories, Ohio wetlands

From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.

Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.

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Indiana:

  • US Steel was fined $1.2 million for polluting Lake Michigan.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

Stunning photos and lessons from six years trekking Canada’s longest trail

In 2015 Dianne (pronounced Dee-Anne) Whelan rented out her house, sold her car, cancelled her monthly bills. Over the next six years and one month she walked and paddled all 27,000 kilometres of the Trans Canada Trail (formerly The Great Trail ), becoming the first person ever to cover all land and water portions. “It … Continued

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Donation makes it to the Jane Goodall Institute after summer fundraiser

On Friday, September 17, Eden Babbitt travelled to Toronto to visit the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada and deliver her total raised through her biking fundraiser this summer. She raised a total of $5,355. Babbitt also had the chance to meet the staff and complete her summer 2021 project. “What a privilege to chat with […]

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