Federal/Provincial TSW Memorandum of Understanding

On July 14, 2011 the Federal and Provincial Governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) respecting "Enhanced Cooperation and Collaboration in the Future Management of the Trent-Severn Waterway and its Watersheds". Here is the MOU in full: 


We the CEWF applaud the signing of the MOU, however having assessed this document, we have significant concerns. In part, our bottom line:

"CEWF is forced to conclude that neither level of Government wishes to engage with the other in a meaningful way, leaving the TSW to survive with insufficient funding and an expanded mandate that embraces integrated water management for two watersheds as well as operation of the canal."

Read our full analysis:


Please forward your feedback and comments on this situation: cewfchair@yahoo.ca