On October 19, 2017, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and the United States Department of State (DOS) gave the International Joint Commission (IJC) a reference, in accordance with Article IX of the Boundary Waters Treaty, to make recommendations that…
The IJC’s Health Professional Advisory Board (HPAB) was created to provide advice to the Commission and its Boards about current and emergent clinical and public health issues in the area of environmental health.
The report covers all of the agreement’s objectives, from nutrients entering the lakes and chemical pollutants to invasive species and wetland health, among other topics.
This assessment of fertilizer application and impacts in the western Lake Erie basin (WLEB) was conducted by members of the International Joint Commission Science Advisory Board's Science Priority Committee, with the assistance of an advisory group and a contractor.
Governments exist to serve the people. With this in mind, the International Joint Commission presents its first triennial assessment of progress on Great Lakes water quality pursuant to Article 7.1 (k) of the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA).
The International Joint Commission (IJC) Climate Adaptation Working Group (CAWG) has developed a “Climate Change Guidance Framework” that can be used to assist IJC control, watershed, and pilot watershed Boards address climate change within the bounds of their mandates.
The International Joint Commission visited St Catharines, Ontario as part of public meetings in six communities in the spring of 2017 to gather public comment on the Canadian and US governments’ Progress Report of the Parties (PROP) and the IJC’s draft Triennial Assessment of Progress (TAP)…
As part of the International Joint Commission’s efforts to obtain public input on Agreement progress, public meetings were held in six communities across the Great Lakes region.