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Bold Agenda for Cross-Border Skills Development, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in North America’s Great Lakes Region Released

June 18, 2020 | CGLR
Immediate Release Cleveland, Ohio and Toronto, Ontario – Today, the Council of the Great Lakes Region released its report, Great Lakes, Great Minds: Setting the Stage for Higher Education, Business, and Government Collaboration in the Great Lakes to Drive Talent Development, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, which was funded by the United States Mission in Canada. “The […]
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Federal Government asked $2.2 billion to Address Flooding and Contamination in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence

June 11, 2020 | CGLR
The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Collaborative released today Action Plan to Protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence, 2020-2030.
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CGLR to Clean Up Great Lakes Plastic Pollution and Pilot Innovative Materials Marketplace Platform in Ontario with Support from the Government of Canada

May 12, 2020 | CGLR
Financial support from Environment and Climate Change Canada will allow the Council of the Great Lakes Region to spearhead two innovative projects targeting plastic litter in the Great Lakes and the loss of valuable materials to landfills in Ontario.
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Council of the Great Lakes Region and the International Association for Great Lakes Research Form Partnership

October 10, 2019 | CGLR
SAGINAW, MI – A partnership announced today aims to better connect science, policy, and business interests to accelerate both the restoration and protection of the Great Lakes and the region’s sustainable development. The International Association for Great Lakes Research and the Council of the Great Lakes Region made the announcement at the State of Lake […]
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Council of the Great Lakes Region Launches Global Cities Team Challenge Smart Regions Cluster

September 12, 2019 | CGLR
Cleveland, Ohio and Toronto, Ontario, September 11, 2019 – The Council of the Great Lakes Region, a binational nonprofit established in 2013 to find new ways of harnessing the strengths and assets of the Great Lakes economic region between the United States and Canada while protecting the environment for future generations, has launched the binational […]
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Council of Great Lakes Region and Pollution Probe Release Report on Harnessing Big Data Analytics to Improve Watershed Protection

July 2, 2019 | CGLR
TORONTO, July 2, 2019 – Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region are pleased to announce the release of a new report, ‘Water Management and Big Data Analytics: Examination of Opportunities and Approaches to Leverage Data Science, Analytics and Advanced Computing to support Watershed Planning and the health of our Great Lakes’ […]
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Action Plan 2030 to Protect the Great Lakes proposed

June 18, 2019 | CGLR
Leading Great Lakes Advocates make case for10-year, $100M/year strategy June 18, 2019- Toronto, ON Today, following a nine-month intensive study and consultation process, five leading Great Lakes organisations submitted a 10-year Action Plan to protect the Great Lakes (Action Plan 2030) to Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, and shared […]
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2019 e.Builders Forum in Niagara Falls to Focus on Strengthening Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

May 21, 2019 | CGLR
The International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) partners with the Niagara Global Tourism Institute (NGTI) and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) to share contemporary ecosystem building practices, particularly under the lens of multi-jurisdictional clusters and collaboration, diversity, and inclusion. Niagara Falls, NY – The International Business Innovation Association (InBIA), a global network for […]
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