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25 Jun


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


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

24 May


Matthew Mendelsohn talks about Great Lakes issues on CBC

May 24, 2013 | By |

Via The CBC. CGLR Founding Board Member Matthew Mendelsohn introduces CGLR and our work during CBC’s program on low water levels in the Great Lakes. Read More

02 May


CGLR Membership Application

May 2, 2013 | By |

Active engagement from members is crucial to the success of CGLR. The main work of CGLR is conducted through member-driven, issue-focused working groups. Members have the opportunity to participate in CGLR working group and annual general meetings; receive regular newsletters; and enjoy discounted registration for all CGLR special events. Members are also invited to propose new projects and have access to members-only networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities.

Membership fees

SMEs (1-499 employees) – $5,000 per year
Government Departments – $5,000 per year
Academic Institutions – $2,500 per year
Nonprofit Organizations – $350 per year
Individuals – $150 per year
Large Corporations (500+ employees) – $10,000 per year

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12 Apr



April 12, 2013 | By |

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region is home to one of the most vibrant and diverse regional economies of the world. It is a central engine of the North American economy, representing 27.5 per cent of the combined Canada-US GDP, Read More