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St. Lawrence River

An important river


St. Lawrence river is crucial to many sectors, here is why:

  • Among the 15 largest rivers in the world, the St-Lawrence is 2,000km long connecting lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean at the island of Cap-Breton.
  • Including the Great Lakes, 25% of the earth's freshwater resources are found within its watershed.
  • One of the largest interior navigable stretches of freshwater, it serves as an important commercial resource for the transport of goods on large ships.
  • Here in Montréal as well as along other stretches of the St. Lawrence it's possible to surf, kayak, canoe, sail, jetski, swim, and fish in addition to other great activities.
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Le Comité ZIP Jacques-Cartier est un organisme à but non lucratif dont la mission est de mettre en action son expertise de facilitateur, ses connaissances ainsi que son réseau de partenaires pour favoriser une cohabitation harmonieuse des activités humaines qui affectent la santé des écosystèmes aquatiques et riverains de l’archipel de Montréal.
Comité ZIP Jacques-Cartier

14115, rue Prince-Arthur Est, bureau 427, Pointe-aux-Trembles (Québec) H1A 1A8


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