PS ECCC site2 320A Lake of the Woods public engagement "portal" website was launched February 23 by Environment and Climate Change Canada.  The site ( is a central location for its engagement with the public on the development of proposed Lake Ecosystem Objectives and potential measures to control phosphorus for Lake of the Woods to address harmful and nuisance algae blooms, and improve the health of the lake.

Based on its 4-year science program on Lake of the Woods, ECCC has released a set of proposed Lake Ecosystem Objectives and ppotential phosphorus reduction scenarios to support public discussions and to inform next steps to improve water quality and aquatic ecosystem health of the Lake of the Woods.  This factsheet and other resources are available at the ECCC Lake of the  Woods engagement site along with a variety of ways for the public to provide feedback. 

Through the site you can

  1. Become informed with the Resources on the site
  2. Join the Active Discussions below to contribute your opinions and perspectives
  3. Engage with ECCC during online webinars – see Events
  4. Use the Notice Board to share relevant materials -- upload text, documents, images or videos
  5. Get the latest notifications to keep up to date with the topic

Please join us in these opportunities to get involved and have your say about Lake of the Woods’ future

How to Get Involved

  1. Sign up at ECCC’s Lake of the Woods public engagement website to review more information, submit your comments and respond to discussion questions

  2. Send comments by email to the ECCC Lake of the Woods team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  3. Take part in online webinar meetings, organized by LOWWSF in partnership with LOWDSA to connect you directly to the Lake of the Woods policy team at ECCC.  There are four times for you to meet with ECCC. Webinar registration (required) is at LOWWSF website:

Who's Listening at ECCC?

Daniel Rokitnicki-Wojcik, Program Coordinator, and
Marie-Claire Doyle, Program Officer
Regional Director General’s Office, Ontario Region - Strategic Policy Branch
Environment and Climate Change Canada
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