IISD-ELA in the News
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | October 11, 2018
City voters should keep Lake Winnipeg in mind
"Winnipeggers vote on Oct. 24. As the election campaign continues and we are asked to consider our priorities, let’s make sure that we don’t forget about cleaning up our own mess to help our beloved Lake Winnipeg."
IISD-ELA in the News | CTV Winnipeg | September 19, 2018
No clear answer to cause of bird deaths at ponds
"CTV News collected its own water samples, which were then processed at ALS Environment labs. Those results were brought to research scientist Scott Higgins, International Institute for Sustainable Development, who has a long history of working with algae. "
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | September 11, 2018
Gail Asper offers $1 million to match donations for experimental lakes
"A Winnipeg couple is calling on Canadians to shore up the future of the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), pledging to match $1 million in donations for a unique facility that nearly sank five years ago."
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | September 10, 2018
Big bucks for big research: Experimental Lakes Area attracts hefty grant
"We hear more about the Experimental Lakes Area, near Kenora, and the precedent-setting environmental research that's been conducted there. We find out why a well-known Canadian philanthropist and her husband are willing to match donations of up to $1 million to create an endowment fund for the facility."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | September 8, 2018
"The family of Dr. Michael Paterson and Gail Asper announced Thursday, Sept. 6 in Kenora at the Whitecap Pavilion they would match, up to $1 million any donations to the IISD-ELA – the world’s freshwater laboratory – in northwestern Ontario. The matching donation helps celebrate 50 years of research at the IISD-ELA and goes towards establishing an endowment fund to secure the next 50 years of the site."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Online | September 7, 2018
$1 million donation to the ELA
"The IISD - Experimental Lakes area near Kenora will soon see more funding through the community’s support. Dr. Mike Paterson, who was worked at the ELA for over 28-years, his wife Gail Asper and family have announced that they will match donations made to the ELA, dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $1 million. "
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | September 7, 2018
Ontario’s unique Experimental Lakes Area receives matching donation of up to $1M
"A philanthropic family from Winnipeg, Man., have announced they will make a matching, dollar-for-dollar donation of up to $1,000,000 to the International Institute for Sustainable Development's Experimental Lakes Area in northwestern Ontario."
IISD-ELA in the News | Toronto Star | August 28, 2018
High-tech data needed to stop sewage overflows
"These unpleasant but necessary stories about our sewage are capturing everyone’s attention. It is shocking how little we monitor wastewater overflows. We are trying to manage a problem the extent of which we don’t even comprehend."
IISD-ELA in the News | Canadian Geographic | August 8, 2018
When a lake is better than a lab
"To celebrate the ELA’s 50th birthday, here’s a look at some of the facility’s most exciting and influential experiments past, present and future."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | August 3, 2018
Feds announce $4 million in funding to Experimental Lakes Area
"On Wednesday, Aug. 1 Kenora Liberal MP Bob Nault announced that the Liberal government would be making a $4 million investment over four years to the IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD ELA)."