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11 Jun

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Council of the Great Lakes Region Applauds Passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act

June 11, 2014 | By |

Cleveland, OH and, Toronto, ON – Mark Fisher, Chief Executive Officer of the Council of the Great Lakes Region, released the following statement applauding the passage of H.R. 3080, or the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, which aims to advance the modernization of America’s waterways and ports. Read More

20 Feb

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Mark Fisher Joins Council of the Great Lakes Region as New CEO

February 20, 2014 | By |

TORONTO AND CLEVELAND – The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) today announced the appointment of Mark Fisher as its first Chief Executive Officer. Read More

09 Jul

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Our First AGM in Milwaukee

July 9, 2013 | By |

CGLR held its first Annual General Meeting in Milwaukee at 9:30-11:30am CDT on September 11, 2013 during Great Lakes Week. Reports from the Board and Acting Executive Director were presented, and we also discussed updates on CGLR’s early projects, its working groups, and we asked for member feedback on CGLR’s next projects. Read More

25 Jun

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Our First Project: Declining Water Levels

June 25, 2013 | By |

In January 2013, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reported that Lake Michigan-Huron experienced their lowest water levels since the Corps began tracking monthly measurements in 1918.
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25 Jun

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CGLR Officially Launched!

June 25, 2013 | By |

On April 11-12, 2013, the Mowat Centre and the Canada-US Law Institute, in partnership with many regional actors, launched a new bi-national organization to advance effective and coordinated private sector, public sector, and civil society responses to our shared regional challenges: the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR). Read More