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The International Joint Commission (IJC) has more than 100 years of experience working across jurisdictional boundaries to help governments prevent and resolve water issues. The Government of Canada is creating a Canada Water Agency (CWA), and it too will have to work across boundaries to be…

The International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board invites you to attend a virtual meeting with the Board on October 2nd, 2020 at 12:45pm Central Time. 
 

The US Government Accountability Office issued a report concerning Plan 2014, the current plan used for regulating Lake Ontario outflows, on July 23, 2020. The IJC was pleased to note that the GAO found that process for developing and selecting Plan 2014, was generally consistent with each of the…

The Public Advisory Group appointed by the International Joint Commission (IJC) to assist with finding potential improvements to the regulation of Lake Ontario outflows held its first meeting on June 30. The meeting was held online.

The International Joint Commission (IJC) received an award for service to the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR), a global lakes research organization. The IAGLR Anderson-Everett Award is given by IAGLR to individuals or institutions in recognition and gratitude for…
The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced today that it has appointed a 16-member Public Advisory Group to help identify potential improvements to the regulation of Lake Ontario outflows.
You are invited to a webinar hosted by the International Joint Commission (IJC) on high water levels in the Great Lakes. The webinar will take place on Friday, May 8 at 12:00pm (EDT) in English and at 9:30am (EDT) in French. American Co-Chair Jane Corwin and Canadian Co-Chair Pierre Béland will…
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today released its final report to the Governments of Canada and the United States in response to the October 2017 request regarding the persistent issues of nutrient loading and harmful algal blooms that adversely affect recreation, human health, and…
US Co-Chair Jane Corwin and Canadian Co-Chair Pierre Béland of the International Joint Commission will host a webinar on high water levels in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River on April 3rd 2020. A French language webinar will take place at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) and the English language webinar will…
The International Joint Commission (IJC) recently received $1.5 million in funding from the United States, with an additional $1.5 million in matching funds from Canada, to investigate possible improvements that could be made to Lake Ontario outflow regulation activities.