"The International Joint Commission affords all parties interested in any matter before it a convenient opportunity to be heard..."
- Guiding Principles of the International Joint Commission -
The International Joint Commission is holding hearings on the Proposal for Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence from July 14 to July 19, 2013.
The Commission is inviting the public to provide testimony at Public Hearings. The registration of witnesses will take place at the Public Hearings commencing one hour prior to the start of the hearing.
Testimony at Technical Hearings is by invitiation of the Commmission. Members of the public may attend Technical Hearings as observers. The proceedings of the Technical Hearings will be made available for public viewing by video recording and webcast.
Hearings are open to the public and the proceedings of the hearings will be recorded. Records of the hearings will be made available on-line and will be included in the record of public comment. The International Joint Commission is also accepting written comments.