Lake Ontario

This Lake Never Looked So Good

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel

The polar vortex may be a thing of the past, but a look at your weather app might convince you otherwise. Earlier this week, much of Ontario was de...

LOOK: Lake Ontario Is Glowing Neon Green

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada

Lake Ontario glows a terrifying neon green in two photos released by NASA last week, but the cause may not be as scary as it seems. The first photo...

Discover Toronto's Harbourfront

Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Travel

Until the arrival of summer, it seems that many Torontonians forget that the city is located on the shores of Lake Ontario. Then they flock to places ...

LOOK: Lake Ontario trees Iced Over In Amazing Winter Pics

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Travel

When winter weather starts to bum us out, we need incredible photos like these to remind us how gorgeous Canada's frosty climate can be. Photograp...

Why Gord Downie Is Worried About Oshawa

Krystyn Tully | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada
Krystyn Tully

There's a shadow over the Oshawa Harbour as well, a darkness and a rot. Oshawa is the only city on the Great Lakes with no boat access to the water. Think about that: 150,000 people living within spitting distance of one of the largest lakes on the planet, and they have to get in their cars and drive somewhere else if they want to fish, sail, or paddle.

She Did It! A 14-Year-Old Swims Across Lake Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - An Ontario teenager appeared to be in both good health and spirits after completing what may be a record breaking swim across Lake Ontario.A...

No Matter Your Social Status, a Healthy Lake Ontario Belongs to You

Krystyn Tully | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Impact
Krystyn Tully

Waterkeepers do the work that we do to help people like you -- so you can turn on your tap, catch a fish, or plunge into the lake without fear. Our rules are simple: It should never matter how polluted your community already is. It should never matter what kind of economic clout you wield. It should never matter how many political allies you have. Lake Ontario is yours, too.

Going to the Lake This Weekend? Ontario's Great Lakes Protection Act Affects You

Claire Malcolmson | Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Politics
Claire Malcolmson

If you are among the throngs of people heading to Ontario's cottage country, you will have hours stuck in traffic to crave a cool swim and also ponder the importance of our Great Lakes.

Man Drives Can Into Lake Ontario

CBC | Posted 03.15.2012 | Canada

A 19-year-old man has been arrested after driving his SUV into Lake Ontario. The driver is facing impaired driving charges af...

Blood-Red Invaders May Actually Be Good For Great Lakes

CP | Linda Shearman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The Great Lakes are facing another invader — the bloody red shrimp — but research suggests the crustacean interlopers could serve a usef...

Basement Wave Pool Bid by Ford Brothers Is All Wet

Linwood Barclay | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada
Linwood Barclay

"Yeah, hey, is this the private sector? Well, it's the mayor." He made his pitch for the greatest home-based water park ever, which would include monorail service to our front door, which I had to admit sounded appealing. Then punched in another number. "Hey, Dalton? How's it hangin'? Listen, you sittin' down?"

Toronto's Water: A Reservoir of Ideas and Innovation

Thom Vernon | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada
Thom Vernon

Cities like ours are surging with an enormous reservoir of creativity. We're soaking in it. If Toronto's mayor had the vision to seek innovation, our waterfront, parks and libraries might stand a chance. Toronto could take its place as a leader in sustainable revenue generation and urban planning.