International Joint Commission (IJC)
More than a century of cooperation protecting shared waters

Public Meeting on the Great Lakes Your Voice - Sarnia, Ontario

Date: 2017/03/22
Start Time: 00:00
Duration: 00:00
Location: Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre - 180 College Avenue North, Sarnia, ON

The International Joint Commission will be holding a series of public meetings in Great Lakes communities to hear your views about how the Great Lakes are faring, and what Canada and the United States should do to restore and protect them. Now's the time to speak up for the lakes you love. The first public meeting is taking place in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. 

Your views are essential for the IJC to evaluate the governments’ progress accomplishing the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement’s goals and objectives. Join us to learn more about local efforts for water quality management and to talk with the IJC and others about the successes and challenges for your watershed and for the Great Lakes.

When: 1:30-4:30 p.m., March 22, 2017

Where: Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre, 180 College Avenue North, Sarnia, Ontario

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For more information on the IJC's Great Lakes Public Meeting visit ParticipateIJC.

Sarnia, ON - March 22, 2017 

Gather and Welcome

IJC Presentation: You are the Voice of the Great Lakes 

Local Presentations: 

  • Donna Strang St. Clair Region Conservation Authority - St. Clair River Area of Concern
  • Raj Bejankiwar International Joint Commission - Chemicals of Mutual Concern and Human Health
  • Emery Huzuka & Don Ciparis National Farmers Union - Sustainable Agriculture/Nutrients and Harmful Algal Blooms

Roundtable DiscussionsParticipants to discuss on the following topics according to the table at which they are seated: Chemicals of Mutual Concern and Human Health; Agriculture and Nutrients; and Areas of Concern

Reporting out from each table
Moderated by Girish Sankar

Public Comment PeriodPlease limit your comments to three minutes. 

Closing: Comments from Commissioners and thank you