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What's New
Enbridge can begin piping tar sands oil along Lake Ontario’s north shore
MLive (10/7)
Enbridge Inc. has received the green light from Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) to begin sending 300,000 barrels of oil a day across Ontario.

Enbridge Line 9 pipeline gets OK to send oil east from Western Canada
CBC - Ottawa, Ont. (10/1)
The National Energy Board has given Enbridge Inc the go-ahead to start sending oil from Western Canada through its Line 9 pipeline from Sarnia, Ont., to Montreal, Qc.

COMMENTARY: Let’s rekindle our love and respect of water
The London Free Press (7/19)
Home to 60 percent of the world’s lakes, Canada is a nation with water at its heart. But some thought leaders say Canadians are losing an awareness of, and passion for, our water resources.

Phoenix ship finally leaves St. Lawrence River
CBC News (6/10)
The 186-metre-long freighter was stranded in Sorel-Tracy, which is between Montreal and Trois-Rivières, for more than two years.

New bridge over St. Lawrence River announced
Net News Ledger (7/22)
The Government of Canada today invited Signature on the St. Lawrence Group, Saint-Laurent Alliance (SLA) and St. Lawrence New Bridge Partnership to participate in a Request for Proposals (RFP), a major milestone for the new bridge for the St. Lawrence corridor project.

Old Port swimmers push for more access to St. Lawrence River
CTV News Montreal (7/22)
Montreal’s splashiest political display took place Tuesday morning as several dozens of swimmers leaped and dived into the St. Lawrence River of the Jacques Cartier Pier in the Old Port as a means to promote river access.

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General Resources
Gouvernement du Québec (Government of Québec)
A starting point to guide you to the many resources available from the government of Québec's departments and agencies as well as the National Assembly.

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Canadian Transportation Research Gateway
Transport Canada
The Canadian Transportation Research Gateway (CTRG) is intended to provide access to evaluated websites, through a single gateway, for researchers, students, government, and industry.

Québec Department of International Relations
Includes a profile of Quebec, its culture and economy, and information about living in and investing in Quebec.

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Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network
Environment Canada
The Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN) is made up of linked organizations and individuals involved in ecological monitoring in Canada to better detect, describe, and report on ecosystem changes.

Environmental Defence Canada
Formerly known as the Canadian Environmental Defence Fund, Environmental Defence Canada protects the environment and human health.

Living By Water Project
The mission of the Project is "working towards healthier human and wildlife habitat along the shorelines of Canada", and to help shoreline residents obtain information to protect their property, prevent problems like erosion, and protect water quality, fish and wildlife habitat.

Nature Conservancy of Canada
For over 40 years, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been working to protect Canada’s most threatened natural habitats and the endangered species that call them home.

Parks of the St. Lawrence
Manages recreational areas from Kingston to near the Quebec border.

Quebec Environment and Sustainable Development
Quebec's Government Portal
An overview of Quebec's diversified environment, including farming, biodiversity in the forests, preservation of the aquatic ecosystem and more.

St. Lawrence Centre
As the only federal research and development center devoted entirely to the river ecosystem, the St. Lawrence Centre conducts research programs aimed at studying the various ecosystems and keeping the knowledge base about the river up to date.

The Lakes of Canada
Canada's Aquatic Environments
Physical attributes and watershed characteristics of the 10 largest lakes in Canada and selected others.

The World of Trees
Includes sections on seasonal changes; uses of trees; action and protection; and, teacher's resources, such as classroom experiments.

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The Great Lakes Circle Tour
Ride along on the 6,500-mile Great Lakes Circle Tour: a scenic, international road system connecting the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River! For new visitors to the region, this online travel guide offers informational maps, road routes and estimated mileages, and links to major cities, camping and recreation areas, and natural attractions.

Québec Parks
Société des éstablishments de plein air du Québec (Sépaq)

Tourisme Québec: Gouvernement du Québec

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