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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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LiveStream is where we tell and share stories about the value of greenspaces, protecting and preserving wildlife habitats and building complete, sustainable communities. Here, you'll find print and online articles and videos from TRCA and other like-minded organizations that educate and enlighten readers and viewers about the importance of preserving watersheds, nature and wildlife. The stories of caring, committed people and organizations like TRCA come to life in The Living City.

Recent News and Stories


St. Lawrence River is ‘slowly dying,’ U.S. environmental group warns

The Toronto Star reports on how American Rivers is calling on the U.S. and Canadian governments to act on preserving the endangered river. It says the river, the wetlands and the wildlife have suffered harm and action must be taken to prevent further damage.


Former Environment Commissioner elected Earthroots board chair

Long-serving Ontario Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller has been elected as chair of the board of Earthroots, the group championing Ontario’s old growth forests for three decades.


How to become a Watershed Champion

Becoming a Watershed Champion is an easy thing to do but the positive effects are long-lasting. Shoreline cleanups are for people who want to get their hands dirty looking after the environment in their own communities. Your efforts will have an immediate and positive impact on the environment. Become a Watershed Champion today.


Hundreds of students gather in Woodbridge for EcoSummit

CTV Barrie covered the first ever EcoSummit in Woodbridge Tuesday. Hundreds of young environmental ambassadors gathered with a particular purpose in mind. Students representing 19 of more than 1,700 certified eco-schools in Ontario discussed environmental learning and green initiatives. Ontario's Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray was the guest speaker at Tuesday's event.

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