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International Joint Commission Appoints Three Canadian Commissioners

Pierre Béland has been appointed as Chair of the Canadian Section of the International Joint Commission (IJC). Merrell-Ann Phare and Henry Lickers have been appointed as Canadian...

Report on Impacts of Crude Oil Transport in the Great Lakes...

The International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Science Advisory Board has provided a report on the potential ecological impacts of transporting crude oil through the...

Report: 2017 Lake Ontario Flood Not the Result of Outflow Protocols

A new report concludes that there were few surprises regarding how the plans used to regulate the outflows from Lake Superior and Lake Ontario...

Trump Administration Nominates U.S. Commissioners to IJC

The President of the United States of America has announced his intention to nominate three individuals to be the U.S. commissioners on the International...

Report on 2017 Flood of Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence River

A report released last week by the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board (the Board) has provided a detailed account of the historic 2017 flood and the Board’s actions under Plan 2014 to regulate Lake Ontario outflows in...

IJC’s Great Lakes Regional Office Appoints New Director

The International Joint Commission is very pleased to announce that David Burden has accepted the position of Director of the Commission’s Great Lakes Regional Office and will lead the binational...

Assessment of Progress on Canada-US Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

In its First Triennial Assessment of Progress under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission (IJC) has called on Canada...

Report Notes Success and Weakness in Great Lakes Water Management

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has released its draft Triennial Assessment of Progress (TAP) report, in which it found much to commend on the...

Cross-Border Collaboration for Great Lakes Protection

Four of the five Great Lakes help to define the U.S.-Canada border; but what separates our two countries brings them together as well. The Great...

Great Lakes Contaminated by Toxic Flame Retardant

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has released a report recommending the governments of Canada and the United States adopt a strategy to address toxic polybrominated diphenyl ethers...

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