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Report on burying nuclear waste near Lake Huron expected this week

TORONTO – A Canadian environmental assessment of a proposal to bury nuclear waste deep underground near the shores of Lake Huron is expected this week amid fierce opposition to the idea from home and abroad. 546 more words

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THE STORYKEEPERS PROJECT #29: OLD MARSH MILL

CHERYL GRANVILLE JOHNS for THE STORYKEEPERS PROJECT

The story of French-Canadians and Métis people is often one of movement – of crossing borders, both literal and metaphorical. 1,070 more words

French Canadian

Governor General touts border security in Detroit visit

Canada’s Governor General completed his Midwest tour of the U.S. with a stop in Detroit Thursday morning after taking a personal tour of the cross-border law enforcement team known as Shiprider. 702 more words

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Throwback Thursday: Grindstone City

In Michigan the rim of the Marshall sandstone comes to, or is near, the surface in many places from the tip of the Thumb where it is carved to interesting scenery, through Huron, Jackson, Calhoun, and Ottawa counties. 262 more words

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More stuff on lakes and phosphorus

I’ve been reading more about Varthur Lake since yesterday’s post and found a great interview with S. Vishwanath, a water conservationist. He pointed out a need in India for better regulation of detergents, finding ways to make them so that they contain less phosphates. 490 more words

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Mystery of the deer dance. Iriquoi. From Michigan. Not New York. Along the great lakes only.

How do you pronounce the word “Iroquois”? What does it mean?
Iroquois is pronounced “eer-uh-kwoy” in English. It’s an English corruption of a French corruption of an… 1,548 more words

In Pictures: Spring thaw reveals more shipwrecks than usual in Lake Michigan

TORONTO – Though it’s known that the Great Lakes are home to many shipwrecks, the U.S. Coast Guard has discovered that there are a higher-than-usual number to be seen this spring. 281 more words

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