About the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative The Cities Initiative is a bi-national coalition of 90 Canadian and American mayors, representing over fifteen million people, that works to protect, restore and promote the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence basin. For more information, please see www.glslcities.org
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SOURCE Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative