Cleaning Canada’s Shoreline: 2019 in Review

An outstanding number of Canadians of all ages took to their shorelines in support of healthy waterways this year. The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup saw record-breaking numbers of cleanups happening from co...

Support For Our Ocean Protection Agenda

On February 16, 2017, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced a variety of measures supporting the Vancouver Aquarium’s ocean protection agenda. Whi...

What’s Hiding in the Great Lakes?

Picture this, it's a clear summer day by the lake with calm waters and a light breeze, perfect conditions to go on a weekend sail — I was fortunate enough to do exactly that this past August on Lake Ontario. ...

Will Banning The Microbead Protect Ocean Life?

Last week, the federal government followed through on a unanimous 2015 House of Commons motion to ban plastics from personal care products and plastic microbeads have been listed as a toxic substance under the ...