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27 Jun

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Low Water Blues–Economic Fallout from Lower Future Water Levels in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region Could Total More Than $18 Billion by 2050

June 27, 2014 | By |

If future water levels in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River remain near the low end of the historic range for sustained periods, the long-term economic impact on the region could reach $18.82 billion by 2050, according to a new Mowat Centre study conducted for the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR).

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26 Jun

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Low Water Levels Paper Release Event

June 26, 2014 | By |

On June 26th an event was held to release CGLR & The Mowat Centre’s report, Low Water Levels.This report looks at recent changes to water levels across the region and the risks and benefits high and low water levels could hold for key interests in the region.
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24 Jun

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Council of the Great Lakes Region to lead Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action on modernizing infrastructure in the region

June 24, 2014 | By |

Denver, Colorado – Mark Fisher, Chief Executive Officer of the Council of the Great Lakes Region (the “Council”), announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting in Denver Colorado, a working meeting that is bringing together leaders from the business, Read More

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