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Welcome to the Toronto and Region Conservation's online media room, your source for TRCA news and stories. In this section, you will find the latest media advisories, media releases, media kits, stories and other information on what TRCA is doing to make Toronto urban region a cleaner, greener healthier place.

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Auditing Trails for Accessibility at Oak Ridges Corridor Reserve

TRCA is undertaking these accessibility audits of their trails in order to comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). This Act informs the development, implementation and enforcement of accessibility standards in order to achieve accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities.


10 Photos that showcase Toronto's unexpected urban oasis

Forests, marshes, meadows and lagoons. Thousands of nesting birds. Scores of mammals and reptiles. Jutting into Lake Ontario just east of downtown Toronto, the 5 km-long Leslie Spit is truly an unexpected urban oasis.


Cultural Access Pass for New Canadians

As of September 25, 2015, new Canadian citizens in the CAP program will receive complimentary admission to seven TRCA conservation areas, as well as Black Creek Pioneer Village.


Meet Canada's Asian Carp Detective

The discovery of eight Asian carp in Ontario waterways has caused concern about how this invasive species came to be found and the potential impact it could have on existing aquatic life. This feature explores Asian carp from the perspective of Department of Fisheries and Oceans' lead Becky Cudmore.

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