Press Releases

April 1, 2014

  • Press release (EN|FR) from the Coalition to Save ELA: Scientists react to the transfer of the Experimental Lakes Area to new operator

May 9, 2013

  • Press release form the Coalition to Save ELA: Coalition to Save ELA congratulates IISD on reaching agreement with Feds to immediately open doors of the ELA research center

January 4, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Experimental Lakes scientist receives top honour, as the clock ticks towards loss of unique freshwater research facility

November 27, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Stop the War on Science: Save the Experimental Lakes Area

November 21, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Minister Shea tries, unsuccessfully, to defend cancellation of Experimental Lakes Area science program

November 9, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Minister Kent called upon to halt imminent sale of ELA to private sector

October 31, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Rick Mercer: “My Canada includes weird scientists who are devoted to keeping our water clean”

October 25, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Unusual times, unusual measures: The need for the vocal aquatic scientist in today’s political climate in Canada

October 18, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Environment Canada: The ideal new operator of Experimental Lakes Area

October 18, 2012

  • Press release from the Council of Canadians: 60% of Conservative voters oppose the funding cuts to the Experimental Lakes Area

October 16, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Opposition parties ramp up pressure on the Harper Government over decision to terminate the Experimental Lakes Area program and its science team

October 11, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Municipalities across northern Ontario join the fight to save a world-renown Canadian freshwater research center

October 1, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Editorial in international freshwater science journal denounces the Canadian Government’s decision to terminate the Experimental Lakes Area program

September 27, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Tens of thousands of Canadians call upon the Government of Canada to reinstate funding for slashed Experimental Lakes Area program

September 17, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: ‘Tribute to ELA’ emphasized the need to save the Experimental Lakes Area

September 5, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Swiss and American scientists criticize cancellation of world-renown Canadian research program

August 24, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Kenora unites to save the Experimental Lakes Area

August 8, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Experimental Lakes Area Vital for Solving Problems in Lake Winnipeg

July 27, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA: Conservative MP refuses to be accountable for his party’s decision to terminate the famed Experimental Lakes Area

July 15, 2012

  • Press Release from the Coalition to Save ELA: 58 Countries, More than 2,900 People Sign Online Petition to Save Experimental Lakes Area

July 10, 2012

June 22, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA about the open letter from four former Directors of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans

June 21, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA about First Nations and their allies opposing the closure of Canada’s Experimental Lakes Area

June 18, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA about the only major study in the world on nanosilver and its potential to alter the ecological balance of lakes

June 12, 2012

  • Press release from Bruce Hyer, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay – Superior North, calling the closure of ELA, “the very definition of penny wise and pound foolish.”
  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA about 11,000 signatures collected in 17 days
  • Press release from the Liberal Party of Canada quoting MPs Kirsty Duncan and Francis Scarpaleggia

June 8, 2012

June 5, 2012

May 30, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA about the open letter from the Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research, Inc.

May 28, 2012

  • Press release from the Arnott Aquatic Ecology Lab at Queen’s University

May 25, 2012

  • Press release from the Coalition to Save ELA regarding support of Past President of Manitoba Hydro

May 23, 2012

May 18, 20120

  • Press release from GRIL (Le Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire en limnologie et en environnement aquatique)
  • Communiqué de presse de GRIL (Le Groupe de recheche interuniversitaire en limnologie et en environnement aquatique)

May 17, 20120