Watch our video to explore the many reasons why Sault Ste. Marie is the perfect location for Canada’s Water Agency.
Nestled in the Hub of the Great Lakes Region, Sault Ste. Marie is located mid-way across Canada and next to one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world, Lake Superior.
Sault Ste. Marie is home to a cluster of innovative and leading freshwater and natural resource research, including:
On June 28, 2021, Sault Ste. Marie City Council approved the formation of a Task Force to explore this potential opportunity. The Task Force has developed a pitch to bring the Canada Water Agency to our community, which incorporates community feedback that has been published in our local What We Heard report.
Thank you to all of our community members for contributing your perspectives regarding having the Canada Water Agency in Sault Ste. Marie, as well as your priorities and values for ensuring a water secure District of Algoma. Your input helped guide the City of Sault Ste. Marie’s proposal to the Federal Government.