News Releases

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce the formation of the International Rainy and Namakan Lakes Rule Curves Study Board (Board) that will make scientifically-supported recommendations to the IJC for modifying or retaining the 2000 Rainy and Namakan Lakes rule curves after…
The International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board invites the public and representatives of local governments, First Nations / Tribes, and all interested stakeholders to attend its 2015 annual public meetings.
Members of the public and relevant agencies and organizations have 90 days to provide their input to the International Joint Commission (IJC) on the findings, recommendations and issues contained in a new report on 2014 high water levels in the Rainy River watershed. 
The International Joint Commission (IJC) today announced the start of a public comment period on a consultants’ review of recommendations made in the 2000 IJC report, Protection of the Waters of the Great Lakes.
Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky will headline an evening dedicated to the incomparable freshwater resources of the Great Lakes on Wednesday, May 13 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce the creation of a new Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee. 
The International Joint Commission (IJC) strongly recommends that the governments of Canada and the United States undertake all 32 projects identified in the final Plan of Study it has delivered to them to address the complex water quality challenges facing the Lake of the Woods Basin.
Patricia A. "Trish" Morris, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been named director of the International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Regional Office (GLRO) in Windsor, Ontario.
At a meeting of the International Joint Commission (IJC) today in Washington D.C., Commissioner Richard A. Morgan made a solemn declaration to faithfully and impartially perform the duties assigned under the Boundary Waters Treaty.
A report proposing five indicators to assess the potential risk to human health from use of Great Lakes waters has been submitted to the Canadian and United States governments by the International Joint Commission (IJC).