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The “Friends” offer public support to enhance the use and enjoyment of our waterways, and to restore
the ecosystem of the Porcupine River Watershed

Update!

Annual General Meeting (AGM) December 11, 2019
LOCATION: Northern College
Room H103, East side entrance.
New Memberships and Renewals: 6:00 PM – 6:30PM
AGM –  start time 6:30

FPRW Calendar Fundraising

The perfect Christmas Gift for a Friend or Family member. Local FPRW members Darcy Perron, Pekka Tuohimaa and Andrew Warren photos displayed in this wonderful 12 month calendar.  Calendars can be ordered by calling Brenda Torresan at 705-363-0166, Brenda will deliver free of charge if you live within the Porcupine South Porcupine area. Calendars are $25 each cash or cheque on delivery . You can also purchase online by clicking HERE to proceed to e-tranfer payment from your bank. The same free delivery is available for online purchases.  Thank you for your support

First and foremost, we want to thank you for your continued support with Friends of the Porcupine River Watershed. Without your loyalty and provision, we would not be able to actively develop our imprint within the community. Put simply, you make what we do possible. READ MORE

Porcupine Lake is a 280 hectare water-body located in the Township of Whitney, with a combined drainage area of 87 km².

It receives inflow from the Upper Porcupine River as well as Bob’s Creek, which drains Bob’s Lake located northeast of Porcupine Lake. READ MORE

City of Hamilton defends decision to keep massive sewage spill secret
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:24PM EST
Last Updated Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:55PM EST

HAMILTON – A report on a massive sewage spill into a Hamilton creek was “a confidential matter,” city officials said Thursday as they defended their decision to keep the details secret from the public. Read more

 

RBG unaware of the raw sewage leaked into Chedoke Creek

Hamilton City Hall is grappling with the fallout from news that 24 billion litres of raw sewage flowed into Chedoke Creek from 2014 until last year. Click here to view the CHCH newscast

Noront considers building small-scale ferrochrome pilot plant in Sudbury

Ontario is making it cheaper and easier for industries to pollute our waters

ONTARIO TAKING ACTION TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT AND HOLD POLLUTERS ACCOUNTABLE

CITY WORKING TO ELIMINATE SINGLE-USE PLASTICS

friends 2019 ACHIEVEMENTS

Every year the Board of Directors set a number of goals that we attempt to meet, so far this year we are on track to fulfill them all. These goals are only successful when we have residentss that are willing to commit some time and volunteer with us to make these goals a reality. In addition to volunteers, our local sponsors play a huge part in our success. FPRW wish to extends our thanks to everyone who helped us out this year!

NORONT STILL COMMITTED TO SAULT FERROCHROME PLANT

Ring of Fire developer faces tide of opposition to Sault ferrochrome plant

Noront officials grilled on proposed Soo smelter

OPEN LETTER FROM DOCTORS ON FERROCHROME SMELTER

 

Ferrochrome plant – how it works in Finland. Letter to the Editor

This is more information about the proposed ferrochrome production facility in the Soo. The bulk of this information comes from an article entitled “Can’t compare smelters, Sudbury crowd told”, in the March 22, 2018 edition of The Sudbury Star. The Sault Star has so far refused to allow legitimate concerns about the smelter to be printed, so please share this information as much as possible so that the community is more informed about the potential dangers involved. READ MORE

Porcupine Lake Observation Tests Summary

Water Ranger tests were conducted by Cristina Colantonio, husband Cory and children. Click HERE for the Observation Test Summary. Click HERE for the Observation Report

** Please note, to get explanation of each report you must click on the “Observation Report” link above, that link will bring to to each testing. To get explantion of each test click on “What’s this?” link.

Porcupine River Observation Tests Summary

Water Ranger tests were conducted by Cristina Colantonio, husband Cory and children. Click HERE for the Observation Test Summary. Click HERE for the Observation Report

** Please note, to get explanation of each report you must click on the “Observation Report” link above, that link will bring to to each testing. To get explantion of each test click on “What’s this?” link.

 

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