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What's New
Contest winners seek technological solutions to help save St. Lawrence River
Montreal Gazette (10/8)
Technology, and how it can help save one of North America’s most threatened waterways, was a focal point of a two-day Montreal summit focused on the St. Lawrence River.

Summer 2016 an 'exceptional' year for biodiversity in St. Lawrence River
CBC News (8/26)
From North Atlantic right whales to narwhal, this summer was "exceptional" when it comes to the diversity of species spotted in the St. Lawrence River.

Osprey making a comeback in St. Lawrence region
Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (8/3)
A bird species once considered scarce in Ontario, the osprey has been making a comeback in the St. Lawrence region.

Cargo ship freed near Hamilton Island
Cornwall Standard Freeholder (7/14)
A massive cargo ship that ran aground off the shore of Hamilton Island in Ontario on Tuesday has been freed and set back on course down the St. Lawrence River.

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.

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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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Economy
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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Environment
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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Tourism
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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