Public Consultation: Canada-US 2020-2022 Air Quality Agreement (AQA) Progress Report


The International Joint Commission invites your comments on the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Air Quality Agreement (AQA) 2020-2022 Progress Report.

The Canada-U.S. Air Quality Agreement directs the International Joint Commission (IJC) to invite the public to comment on progress reports prepared by the Air Quality Committee and provide a synthesis of comments to the Governments of Canada and the United States to assist them with implementing the Agreement.

The IJC is interested in your views on the 2020-2022 Progress Report reflecting the Governments’ important work being carried out under the Agreement:

  • What do you think about the ongoing efforts of our two countries to address transboundary air quality?
  • What issues do you think should have the highest priority?
  • What do you think about the information provided in this report?

Methods to participate

How to submit your comments

Before submitting your comments on the report, please review IJC's Privacy Policy pertaining to public submissions. Ensure that your name and contact information are included in your document. Anonymous submissions will not be accepted.

Consultation period

The IJC invites you to send your comments on the progress report by August 31, 2023, using one of the following methods:

  1. Online
  2. Email at
  3. By mail at:

Canadian Section

Secretary, Canadian Section

International Joint Commission
234 Laurier Avenue West, 22nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6K6

United States Section

Secretary, United States Section

International Joint Commission

1717 H Street NW, Suite 835

Washington, D.C. 20006

How your comments will be used

The IJC will review and consider all comments received on the report before submitting its synthesis of the views to both the Canadian and U.S. governments. 

More information


Consultation period opens March 24, 2023
Consultation period ends August 31, 2023