CANADA'S MOST ENDANGERED RIVERS

 

Canada's Most Endangered Rivers 2003

Rank/River/Province/Threat

1. Petitcodiac River (New Brunswick), causeway

2. Eastmain River (Quebec), dams

3. Okanagan River (British Columbia), multiple threats

4. Taku and Iskut Rivers (British Columbia), multiple threats

5. Groundhog River (Ontario), mining effluent

6. Milk River (Alberta), multiple threats

7. Peel River (Yukon Territory), multiple threats

8. Red River (Manitoba), multiple threats

9. Churchill River (Newfoundland & Labrador), hydro-electric development

10. Bow River (Alberta), multiple threats

List compiled by Earthwild International and Wildcanada.net

 

Canada's Most Endangered Rivers 2002

Rank/River/Province/Threat

1. Rupert & Kipawa Rivers (QC), dams

2. Petitcodiac River (NB), causeway

3. Main River ( NF), logging and roads

4. St. Lawrence River, multiple threats

5. Okanagan River (BC), multiple threats

6. Peel River (YT), oil, gas, mineral exploration

7. Fraser River (BC), multiple threats

8. Berens & Albany Rivers ( ON), logging and roads

9. Detroit River (ON), multiple threats

10. Cornwallis River (NS), overdevelopment

List compiled by Earthwild International, TD/Friends of Environment Foundation and Mountain Equipment Co-op.

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