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May 23, 2013, 19:31 ET Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Mark Mattson at Lake Ontario Waterkeeper's Second Annual Gala

TORONTO, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance walks the blue carpet with Mark Mattson, President of the Lake Ontario Waterkeeper at Lake Ontario...


Apr 25, 2013, 12:36 ET Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Edward Burtynsky Host the Second Annual Waterkeeper Gala on May 23

Works from artists Michael Adamson, Edward Burtynsky, Charles Pachter and Nicolas Ruel to be auctioned for swimmable, drinkable, fishable water TORONTO, April 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Lake Ontario...


Jan 24, 2012, 10:00 ET Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Edward Burtynsky host gala and art auction for Lake Ontario Waterkeeper on February 7

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Two prominent figures from the worlds of art and environment are coming together for the first time to help raise funds for the Toronto-based Lake Ontario Waterkeeper...


May 20, 2010, 12:39 ET Federal Government Moves to Decriminalize Sewage Pollution

TORONTO, OTTAWA, VANCOUVER, May 20 /CNW/ - Waterkeepers across Canada are alarmed by Environment Canada's proposed Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulation, which would decriminalize sewage discharges...


May 04, 2010, 13:44 ET International Review Sought of Canada's Failure to Stop Toxic Sewage
Discharge

VANCOUVER, May 4 /CNW/ - Fraser Riverkeeper has demanded an international investigation into Canada's failure to stop toxic sewage pollution. They asked the Commission for Environmental Cooperation...


Apr 08, 2010, 08:00 ET Rising water demands in Tar Sands threaten famous Canadian Heritage River:
Alberta's Clearwater River

TORONTO, April 8 /CNW/ - Opti-Nexen, a large steam plant operator in the oil sands, wants to withdraw 17,000 cubic meters of water a day from Alberta's Clearwater River. The Clearwater is culturally...