What is your vision of the Great Lakes
St.Lawrence Watershed in 2035?
Are you part of the Great Lakes St.Lawrence watershed? If you live
in Caraquet, Ottawa, Québec City, or Niagara, then yes. In fact, if
you live anywhere that is within the orange colored section of the
image on the right, the answer is yes.
This watershed contains much of the continent's freshwater,
forests, fertile farm lands and marine habitats. It is also home to
most of Canada's population and many big cities, small towns and
What do you envision for this watershed? What would you like to see
as the future of this watershed? Answer the 2035 vision exercise
and share it with other
members of the symphony. Make of it an art work or a family or
group activity! Express your vision in a way that can show the
world what unites us and what this watershed means to us, the
country and the world.
Visit the Facebook Page of the Great Lakes St.Lawrence
to learn more.
You can also visit the press
to find out which groups are involved alongside the
Coalition-SGSL in this initiative.
The Coalition-SGSL uses these polls to get a
sense of what our members think of current events in the Southern
Gulf of St.Lawrence. We invite you to participate in the polls and
share your views!
Fossil Fuel Exploration in the St.Lawrence
Waterways (River, Estuary and Gulf)
One of the issues facing the Southern Gulf of St.Lawrence is the
possibility of the region moving forward with exploiting
hydrocarbons (oil, gas) from both marine and terrestrial sources.
Some say it is an economic opportunity that can not be missed.
Others that it is an unacceptable environmental, social and
economic risk to our region's existing industries and
resources. What is your opinion?