The Great Lakes: Areas of Concern

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

In 1987, the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between the United States and Canada created the "Areas of Concern": 43 of the most severely polluted areas in the Great Lakes basin. Almost 30 years later, seven have been delisted - three in Canada and four in the United States. The Agenda examines the continued efforts to clean up these toxic hot spots on both sides of the border.
Episode:
Great Lakes, Great Challenges
Aired:
Oct 04, 2016
Thinking of your experience with tvo.org, how likely are you to recommend tvo.org to a friend or colleague?
Not at all Likely
Extremely Likely
OPINION: With the election more than a year away, it’s not realistic to expect them to have all the details. But there are some big questions they’ll need to answer.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: In summer 2019, the premier, with his office in chaos, went dark. Two years and a pandemic later, he’s making a repeat performance.

TVO.org speaks with McMaster University’s Menaka Pai about symptoms, proper care, and the risks associated with getting a second dose.
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
Rouge National Urban Park has proposed changes to its sprawling green space. What happens when environmental and accessibility concerns clash?

Children aged 12 to 17 won’t be vaccinated in Ontario until June at the earliest — that and more in this week’s vaccine update.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

Fewer Ontarians can access and afford dental care because of the pandemic — and that’s renewing calls for universal public funding.