Georgian Bay Association's Spring 2018 UPDATE Newsletter, is now available in digital format.

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Winter 2018 issue

In this issue:

GBA Presses Minister for Action on Aquaculture
A recent GBA freedom of information request reveals the need for curbs on fish farms to protect the water quality of the Bay.

GBA’s Honourary Life Members Honoured; New Members Named
The lifeblood of the GBA, like many not-for-profit organizations, is the long hours of time and effort that many volunteers donate to the causes we are passionate about.

Celebrating GBA’s Fundraising for Talking Rocks Circle
A ceremony was held at the French River Visitor Centre to celebrate the successful completion of a fundraising drive toward a First Nations “Talking Rocks Circle” project.

GBA Executive Director Bob Duncanson stepping down
Executive Director Bob Duncanson will be stepping down effective at GBA’s Annual General Meeting in early April. The AGM will mark Bob’s 10th anniversary in the ED position.

Is Going Solar the Solution for Your Cottage?
Whether you’re looking to save on your hydro bills or go “off the grid”, solar offers a lot of potential.

President's Report – Spring 2018
Our President reflects on the large number of issues that your advocacy organization has dealt with over the past year.

Efforts Continue to Reach Wiiky Agreement
The Northern Georgian Bay Association and the GBA have continued in their efforts to finalize an agreement with Wiikwemkoong First Nation that addresses our concerns and proposed solutions as they pertain to the Province of Ontario’s proposed settlement of the Wiikwemkoong Islands Boundary Land Claim.

ED Notebook - A Last Reflection
Bob Duncanson looks back on his ten years at the GBA and reflects on a number of GBA achievements that stand out as ones he is particularly proud of.

IJC Report Finds Canada, US Must Step Up Actions on Great Lakes Water Quality
The IJC found that the efforts of the Canadian and US governments have fallen short in protecting human health, reducing pollutants, controlling nutrients, combatting invasive species and responding to climate change.

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