The Seaway: a failure.

A translation by Judith Turcotte The construction of the seaway (at the end of the fifties) was considered as an important engineering achievement. At its inauguration, Raymond Charette, a journalist at Radio Canada declared: “June 26, 1959, is now a milestone in Canada’s history of ommunications and intercontinental and transoceanic connections.” During the inauguration, the … Lire plus

An unforeseen ecological disaster

A translation by Judith Turcotte The St. Lawrence River connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. It is 1197 km long and its estuary is the earth’s largest with a width of 48 km and a length of 370 km. The waters of this great river are our responsibility; however, we are not the only ones to … Lire plus