This video presents “Incredible by Any Measure… the Great Lakes”:
The Nature Conservancy shows the importance of protecting and restoring the world’s largest freshwater system:
Did you know that Ontario’s Great Lakes form the longest freshwater coastline in the world stretching more than 11,000 kilometres?
In appreciation of these marvelously vital ecological resources, the provincial government is offering residents in Ontario, Canada, a great green opportunity to protect and restore a part of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin via the Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund:
Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund
Supports community projects to help protect and restore the ecological health of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin
Provides grants of up to $25,000 per project for up to 100% of eligible project costs to community groups for grassroots activities such as:
cleaning up a beach or shoreline
restoring a wetland
creating a coastal or riverside trail
protecting or restoring fish, plant or wildlife habitat
Effective today the following changes to Drive Clean will save Canadians in Ontario time and money as well as protect the air we breathe by improving the quality of our air via reducing smog pollutants by an estimated 266,000 tonnes since the beginning of the Drive Clean program:
As an Ontario driver, you will be pleased to know that you can save some money and time through the proposed provincial changes to Drive Clean Testing program which will continue helping to protect the environment.
Effective September 1, 2011, Ontario Drive Clean Testing will have the following exemptions on vehicles from being tested as part of their registration renewal: