News Releases

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has appointed ten new members from Canada and the United States to its Great Lakes Water Quality and Great Lakes Science Advisory Boards under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) as well as to its Health Professionals Advisory Board. Members are…
The Great Lakes Commission, International Joint Commission and Great Lakes Fishery Commission today announced their endorsement of the Invasive Mussel Collaborative (IMC) as the Great Lakes Basin’s go-to forum for identifying priority solutions to the persistent invasive mussels problems facing the…

The International Souris River Study Board (ISRSB) has received a 12-month extension to submit its report to the International Joint Commission (IJC) investigating the operating plan for the dams as prescribed in the…

The International Joint Commission has announced plans to add two new members to the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River (LOSLR) Board.  

Water levels are expected to decline throughout the system this week as drier conditions are forecast and record Lake Ontario outflows of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cubic feet per second) continue.  At its meeting on June 28th, the Board reached consensus to maintain the current…

The International Joint Commission is launching a series of roundtables, community conversations and listening sessions this summer and fall to hear the public’s perspectives on how the Great Lakes are faring and what is most important when it comes to the health and vitality of the Great Lakes…

The International Joint Commission will hold a series of roundtables, listening sessions and public meetings this summer and fall to hear from everyone about how the Great Lakes are faring, learn about actions that citizens are taking to restore and protect their part of the lakes, and discover…

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce that the appointment of Jane Corwin as US Section chair, and Robert Sisson and Lance Yohe as US Section Commissioners has been confirmed by the US Senate.

At a meeting of the International Joint Commission (IJC) yesterday, Commissioners Pierre Béland, Merrell-Ann Phare and F. Henry Lickers made a solemn declaration to faithfully and impartially perform the duties assigned under the Boundary Waters Treaty.

The Canadian Section of the International Joint Commission continues to operate while the US Section office in Washington, D.C., is closed due to a lapse in appropriations by the US government.