Publications

IJC publications contain both board and corporate documents, including reports, fact sheets, infographics, and presentations. Contractor reports are created on behalf of or in coordination with the IJC or its boards by a separate entity, including individuals, companies, and governments. Government reports are documents developed by US or Canadian local/provincial/state/federal government that are of interest to the IJC or board.

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Welcome to the first edition of the Tri-Board Tribune, a quarterly newsletter designed by the Great Lakes Water Levels Boards of the International Joint Commission to share information and articles related to the entire Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River basin and provide regional updates presented by...
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The Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management Committee (GLAM Committee) of the International Joint Commission (IJC) began Phase 1 of the expedited review of Plan 2014 in February 2020. The objective of Phase 1 was to assess flow releases under the International Lake Ontario – St...
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View the online version of the Phase 1 report and related content, or open the PDF version, below.
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This document provides the collective wisdom of the 18 member Public Advisory Group in terms of summarizing their contribution to the Phase 1 effort of the Expedited Review of Plan 2014, the challenges and limitations of the process and their recommendations for future public engagement.
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Questions and Answers from the June 2021 Virtual Public Meeting
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This graphic explains the roles and responsibilities of the key players involved in the regulation of Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River regulation.
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This paper describes a flexible strategy developed by the GLAM Committee for the on-going evaluation and improvement of the regulation plans through the use of adaptive management. Adaptive management is a structured, iterative cycle for improving actions through long-term monitoring, modelling, and...
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This work plan identifies the priority activities to be carried out or initiated by the GLAM Committee in the period covering October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. These activities support the long-term adaptive management strategy (on-going review and evaluation) of regulation plans for the...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) established the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee through an IJC directive on January 16, 2015, to provide monitoring and evaluation of regulation plans as a sub-committee in support of the three Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River...
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The 134th Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board, covering the period March 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020.
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) established the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee through an IJC directive on January 16, 2015, to provide monitoring and evaluation of regulation plans as a sub-committee in support of the three Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River...
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One Hundred and Thirty-Third Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board Covering the Period 1 September 2019 through 29 February 2020
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On November 5th, 2019, the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee, a sub-committee of the International Joint Commission's (IJC) International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLR Board) hosted a meeting in Montreal, QC. The intent of the meeting was to gather...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) established the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee through an IJC directive on January 16, 2015, to provide monitoring and evaluation of regulation plans in support of the three Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Management...
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One Hundred and Thirty-Second Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board Covering the Period 1 March 2019 through 31 August 2019
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This project seeks to address these concerns by conducting a comprehensive scientific review of the life histories and critical habitat of all known fish species inhabiting Lake St. Lawrence (Iroquois Dam to Moses-Saunders Dam). Historically low 2018 water levels in Lake St. Lawrence have prompted...
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The 131st Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of September 1, 2018 to February, 28 2019.
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The objective of this appendix is to provide the background material that was previously presented in the semi-annual reports of the former International St. Lawrence River Board of Control to the International Joint Commission (IJC). Providing the material in this manner allows the semi-annual...
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This document provides a general summary of the questionnaire responses from 2017 with a focus on flooding impacts, erosion impacts, shore protection impacts, business impacts and overall impacts. The GLAM Committee will continue to improve model assessment tools and understanding of shoreline...
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The IJC’s Great Lakes - St Lawrence River Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee has prepared a review of impacts across all sectors that were affected by high water levels in 2017 as well as an assessment of how the regulation of outflows from Lake Ontario impacted levels throughout the system...
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The IJC’s Great Lakes St Lawrence River Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee has prepared a review of impacts across all sectors that were affected by high water levels in 2017 as well as an assessment of how the regulation of outflows from Lake Ontario impacted levels throughout the system...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) established the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee through an IJC directive on January 16, 2015, to provide monitoring and evaluation of regulation plans in support of the three Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Management...
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This is a special report of the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Great Lakes – St Lawrence River Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee covering the hydroclimate, flows and water level conditions, as well as their impacts on multiple interests, experienced in 2017 throughout the Great Lakes-St...
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The International Joint Commission (IJC) established the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee through an IJC directive on January 16, 2015, to provide monitoring and evaluation of regulation plans in support of the three Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Management...
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The 130th Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of March 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018.
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This report by the International Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Board (the Board) describes the causes of the record high water levels in 2017 on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, as well as the regulation of outflows by the Board during this event. The Board is appointed by the...
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The committee’s annual work plans cover the period of October 1 through to September 31st of each year. As a result, the September 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018 reporting period for this semi-annual focuses on activities initiated to support the 2018 work plan with some highlights covering 2017...
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The 129th Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of September 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018.
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The 128th Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of March 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017.
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The 127th Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of September 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017.
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The 126th Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of March 1, 2016 through August 31, 2016.
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The 125th Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of September 1, 2015 to February 29, 2016.
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Appendix to Semi-Annual Progress Reports to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering abbreviations, glossary of terms, and background information, updated March 2016.
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The 124th Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of March 1, 2015, through August 31, 2015.
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The 123rd Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of September 24, 2014, through February 28, 2015.
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The 122nd Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of March 27, 2014, through September 23, 2014.
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The 121st Progress Report to the International Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of September 19, 2013, through March 26, 2014.
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The 120th Progress Report to the Internataional Joint Commission by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, covering the period of March 22, 2013, through September 18, 2013.
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