More than 20 members of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative from across Ontario are pressing for action on toxic algae in Lake Erie and Asian Carp in Lake Ontario.

Group members have met with Cabinet ministers and MPP's at Queen's Park to highlight the issues threatening the Great Lakes and communities that rely on them for water.

Huron-Kinloss Mayor Mitch Twolan, who chairs the group, says the health and economic prosperity of Ontarians depends on the Great Lakes system.