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Welcome to the Toronto and Region Conservation's online media room, your source for TRCA news and stories. In this section, you will find the latest media advisories, media releases, media kits, stories and other information on what TRCA is doing to make Toronto urban region a cleaner, greener healthier place.

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Our Drinking Water Safer to Drink Thanks to Minister Approved CTC Source Protection Plan

Every drop of municipal drinking water within our source protection area will be even safer to drink, now that a plan to protect the province?s water sources has been approved by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.


Search in Toronto's waterfront stepped down after no further Asian carps found

After more than 550 person hours, the coordinated search for Asian Grass Carp along Toronto's Lake Ontario waterfront by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) has been called off by DFO.


Designing a Wildlife Refuge at the Mouth of the Don

This article takes a closer look at the significant role wetland and public greenspaces will play in the Mouth of the Don project. Combining commercial and residential development, as well as the creation of a new island and a more naturalized Keating Channel will go a long way to connect Toronto residents to the diverse and extraordinary urban wildlife found here.


Invasive Grass Carp Found on Toronto's Waterfront

Two Asian Grass Carp have been found within a contained pond in Tommy Thompson Park along Toronto's Waterfront.

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