Fellow researchers from around the world will gather in Scarborough, on the green edge of Toronto, for IAGLR's 61st annual Conference on Great Lakes Research. A great program is in store with four days of scientific sessions and speakers focusing on our theme Great Science for Tomorrow's Solutions. Mark your calendars for June 18-22, 2018. You won't want to miss it!
Learn more about the event here.
The Swim Drink Fish Gala is one of the biggest fundraising events of the year. An unforgettable evening in praise of fine art, inspiring performances, and gourmet food and drink. This year we return to the shores of Lake Ontario, hosting the event at Rebel in Toronto.
Every dollar raised helps ensure a future where everyone in Canada can experience swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters.
Learn more about the artwork to be auctioned off, here.
We hope you'll join us on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
For further gala details, click here.
Please note: This event is now sold out. Please contact us for wait-list information.
Join us for the official launch event and musical surprises!
Michael Barclay will be interviewed on stage by Lana Gay at 9:30, followed by a musical tribute. The bandleader for the evening is Ian Blurton of Change of Heart and Public Animal; singers include Michelle McAdorey, Tony Dekker, Sate and more to be announced in the coming days.
Cover: $5. No advance tickets. Doors open at 8.30 p.m. All door proceeds go to the gracious musicians as well as Lake Ontario Waterkeeper. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Michael Barclay is a Canadian music journalist who wrote extensively about the Hip's final tour for Maclean's magazine, and is one of the co-authors of CanRock compendium Have Not Been the Same. This fresh-from-the-press gorgeous hardcover book draws from 80+ new interviews with friends and peers, managers and producers to tell the story of this band –– and many bands: cover bands, opening bands, aging bands, Canadian bands. A story of poetry and performance, of dealing with disease and seeking reconciliation, of dance and its disappearance. 33 years of reasons why 11 million Canadians tuned in for the Hip's final show.
Come celebrate with us in Toronto on the checkerboard floors.
Presented in part by Ace Hill Brewery.
Swim Drink Fish will be hosting its annual art preview pop-up, sponsored by RBC.
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, will be previewing a firsthand look at the art featured in our 2018 Swim Drink Fish Gala. This year, the event will include works by Edward Burtynsky, Barbara Cole, James Lahey, and Nicolas Ruel.
If you would like to join us for this exclusive and exciting evening of art, wine, and inspiring conversation please RSVP here.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
remarks at 6:45 pm
Galerie de Bellefeuille
87 Avenue Rd, Suite 2, Toronto
(please use Avenue Rd entrance)
Mark Mattson and Krystyn Tully will be attending The Great Lakes Guardians’ Council meeting. The Guardians' Council established under the Great Lakes Protection Act, provides a forum to identify and find solutions to Great Lakes challenges, increase our science and consideration of First Nations and Métis communities’ traditional knowledge, and strengthen our shared understanding of the Great Lakes.
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper will be attending and accepting a donation from SWIFT.
The SWIFT Business Forum Canada 2018 will bring together 350+ industry leaders and influential decision makers from payments, securities, market infrastructures and corporates, together with the fintech community. It provides extensive networking opportunities to meet and engage with your peers in one of the most innovative, thriving and dynamic financial centers in North America.
Swim Drink Fish Vice President, Krystyn Tully will be moderating the Water Works panel discussion.
The Peoples Great Lakes Summits are sponsored and facilitated by the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) as part of its Healthy Great Lakes program. Krystyn Tully will be speaking at the event on Monday night, November 13.
A public discussion on community-based water monitoring, citizen science, and Indigenous water governance in Canada today.
Swim Guide Program Manager Gabrielle is to be one of the five speakers for the event.
With help from our sponsors and team of volunteers, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper has once again sampled Toronto’s Inner Harbour to investigate the growing concern of this city’s sewage pollution into Lake Ontario. We compiled all of our findings into the second annual Toronto Harbour Report and we want to share it with you.
Please join us for our 2nd Annual Toronto Harbour Report Launch & Volunteer Appreciation Night
Ottawa Riverkeeper and Potomac Riverkeeper are pleased to invite you to the Twinning our Capital Rivers' official Ceremony and press conference!
This ceremony will officialize the Twinning of the capital rivers of Canada and of the United States - a unique initiative that you won't want to miss! Join dignitaries and community leaders from Ottawa and Washington DC to learn about our capital rivers and our shared vision for world-class swimmable, drinkable, and fishable Capital Rivers.
The Active Ontario Festival inspires visitors to experience a variety of outdoor sports and healthy lifestyle activities, and offers families ways to get outside and explore what the province has to offer all year round. Bring the entire family to learn, explore and share your powerful connections to water. Admission is free.
Swim Drink Fish Canada is honoured to present the Waterkeeper Showcase on the opening day of the Wolfe Island Music Festival. The Waterkeeper Showcase features Said the Whale, Your Boy, The Kents, and Lou Canon.
The City of Kingston is leading the way on a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future for its residents. Find out why it matters and what the future holds for the Kingston Waterfront.
Movie screening of the film Given. Event hosted by Surf the Greats at their new store. This screening is a fundraiser for Surf the Greats' Freshwater Fund and all proceeds from ticket sales go to the Lake Ontario Waterkeeper for swimmable, drinkable, fishable (and surfable) waters.
The Shoreline Shuffle Salute exhibit opens on Saturday July, 4-7pm. The exhibit will be open to the public from July 15 - July 20th at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, community gallery room 109. he Shoreline Shuffle Salute is part of the Kingston and Wolfe Island Culture Festival celebrating Great Lakes Voices through story and song. RSVP HERE
Launched in 2007, the RBC Blue Water Project is a 10-year global charitable commitment of $50 million to help provide access to drinkable, swimmable, fishable water, now and for future generations. Waterkeeper founder and vice president Krystyn Tully is slated to speak about the Watermark Project—a program that exists because of support from RBC's Blue Water Project!
A one-night only tour focusing on the ghost stories and darker history of Kingston and the three bodies of water (Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River and Cataraqui River) that have played an integral part in Kingston’s past and present. BOOK NOW!
*Use the Promo Code: KWICultureFest & get 10% off any Kingston Haunted Walk until August 12th)
Hosted by Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and the Wolfe Island Historical Society.
A presentation by the Wolfe Island Historical Society featuring an exclusive first sneak peak of the artefacts excavated from Brophy’s Point in the 50’s and 60’s.Photos of a selection of the artefacts will be on display alongside details o n how you can help bring these artefacts home to Wolfe Island.
Started in 2014, the King Wolf Swim is a point-to-point open water swim across the St. Lawrence River/Lake Ontario from Kingston to Wolfe Island, Ontario. It is held annually in July. Easily accessible from Toronto, Ottawa and Syracuse, this is a great swim for more experienced open water swimmers! Complete the swim, enjoy lunch on Wolfe Island, then take the ferry back to Kingston. Sanctioned by Triathlon Ontario.
The 2017 King Wolf Swim is part of the Kingston and Wolfe Island Culture Festival
Eating Lake Ontario 2 is your chance to learn more about these important questions. Chef Matt Hewson of the Wolfe Island Grill is cooking up a 3-course dinner of fish from the Great Lakes, along with optional wine pairings from Prince Edward County. Colin Lake from the Ministry of Natural Resources will speak about the past, present and future of fishing in Lake Ontario, including Wolfe Island.