The Saint Lawrence: Our living river
The St. Lawrence is one of Canada's most magnificent waterways, helping sustain millions of people, plants and animals. For those who live in Quebec's coastal regions, important economic and socio-cultural activities such as fishing and tourism rely on a healthy watershed. The St. Lawrence is also a unique ecosystem that's home to hundreds of species, including the Atlantic sturgeon and Beluga whale. But a growing number of projects including offshore drilling are putting the health of the St. Lawrence and those that depend on it at risk. Learn more about what's happening, and how you can help.
Exploring and drilling for oil in the Gulf of St. Lawrence could be devastating for those who depend on it for survival. The dangerous impacts of oil prospecting and development in this sensitive ecosystem could easily affect the economic and socio-cultural activities of all Atlantic Provinces and Quebec. Is it worth the risk? Read more »
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