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Canada's Bold Push to Reduce Plastic Waste 

At the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada is tackling plastic waste with the ambitious #PlasticsCharter.

On World Ocean Day, Canada is pushing to reduce plastic waste at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec. With a new #PlasticsCharter that sets out ambitious goals for recycling and reducing plastic waste, Canada is encouraging the six other industrialized countries in the G7 to tackle this global issue together. Studies show that one million […]

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Sustainable Seafood in the Sky

Toronto's famous CN Tower is now serving Ocean Wise-approved seafood.

Some 350 metres above Toronto’s downtown, big changes are happening. Toronto’s highest restaurant inside the CN Tower is now a proud partner of the Ocean Wise Seafood program. At 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, you can now find the Ocean Wise symbol beside an assortment of sustainable options from both Canadian coasts. With a […]

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Hamilton Pitches In

Canada's 10th largest city joins the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup as a Clean Shoreline Community.

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup welcomes the City of Hamilton as the latest official Clean Shoreline Community. Hamilton joins the cities of Calgary, Vancouver and the District of West Vancouver in adopting the green designation awarded by the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, one of the largest direct-action conservation programs in Canada. The partnership supports Our Future […]

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To Eat or Not to Eat Farmed Fish? 

Why you should eat more of these farmed fish. (Yes, really!)

“Is this fish farmed or wild?” Restaurant servers often field this question from diners, who are quickly reassured that the fish they’re about to consume is indeed wild. But why are wild fish considered superior to farmed? Is wildness a measure of seafood quality? Many of us have a knee-jerk negative responses to Atlantic salmon […]

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An Eye-Opening Expedition to Haida Gwaii

The 40 youth from Ocean Bridge are learning about ocean health and spearheading conservation on British Columbia archipelago, Haida Gwaii.

Off the coast of British Columbia on the archipelago of Haida Gwaii, 40 young leaders from across Canada have gathered for 10 days to learn about ocean health, share ideas about conservation and lead service projects in the local community. They’re part of Ocean Bridge, a program from Ocean Wise and one of the National […]

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A Mother's Love

Killer whale moms teach their young the critical life skills they need to survive.

Much like humans, mothers play an important role in killer whale culture. Killer whales are highly social, group-living animals whose social structure revolves around females. For some members of the animal kingdom, the challenges of motherhood are relatively fleeting; after a few short weeks of care, their offspring can fend for themselves. Motherhood is not […]

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Welcoming Another Clean Shoreline Community

West Vancouver joins Canada's largest cleanup program as an official Clean Shoreline Community

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is pleased to welcome the District of West Vancouver as an official Clean Shoreline Community, joining Calgary, Hamilton and Vancouver as the latest Canadian city to adopt the green designation awarded by one of the largest direct-action conservation programs in Canada. West Vancouver celebrated its first Clean Shoreline Community cleanup […]

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A Shoreline Cleanup for Every Team

To celebrate the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup's 25th season, take on shoreline litter with special monthly challenges.

For its 25-year anniversary, the Great Canadian Shoreline is celebrating with a special monthly Cleanup Challenge. This spring, summer and fall, we’ll challenge different teams to lead the way for shorelines. From schools and students, communities and co-workers, we’re looking forward to the amazing work done by diverse cleanup teams across Canada. Sound like fun? […]

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