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June 14, 2014

CWF and OCWA launch 'I don't flush' Campaign

The Clean Water Foundation (CWF) and The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) – in conjunction with York Region, the Region of Peel and the Health Product Stewardship Association – launched the ‘I don’t flush’ public awareness campaign on June 7 at the Windfall Ecology Festival in Newmarket. To celebrate the launch, OCWA and CWF were joined by TVO’s The Water Brothers who snapped photos with festival attendees throughout the day.

This campaign is based on the already established A Prescription for Clean Water program that encourages Ontarians to return unwanted and unused pharmaceuticals back to the pharmacies where they can be properly disposed of.

For more information, visit idontflush.ca

 

March 1, 2014

CWF President appointed to IJC Great Lakes Quality Board

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has just announced that CWF’s Christopher Hilkene has been appointed to the Great Lakes Water Quality Board for a 3 year term.

The Water Quality Board is the principal advisor to the IJC in reviewing and assessing progress in implementation of the Agreement. It identifies emerging issues and recommending strategies and approaches for preventing and resolving the complex challenges facing the Great Lakes. It is further charged with providing advice on the role of relevant jurisdictions to implement these strategies and approaches.

Chris will serve as the Canadian Co-Chair of the Emerging Issues Working Group while also contributing to the work of the Public Outreach and Engagement Working Group.

See more at http://ijc.org/en_/wqb#sthash.rhTZ9OVS.dpuf

 

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Contact: The Clean Water Foundation
80 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 10, Toronto, ON CANADA • M4V 1N3
phone 416. 425. 1313 • fax 416. 425. 6667
chilkene@cleanwaterfoundation.org