Have Your Say on the State of Our Great Lakes – One of the Greatest Single Sources of Freshwater in the World

State Your Views in a Survey Being Conducted Online – Right Now – by the Canada-U.S. International Joint Commission

A Call-Out from the International Joint Commission

Posted July 4th, 2021 on Niagara At Large


The International Joint Commission Great Lakes Water Quality Board invites you to complete the following survey about issues related to the Great Lakes and water quality.

This online poll explores the public’s opinions, values, and beliefs about the Great Lakes as well as their concerns and suggestions for the future. Building upon a random telephone survey conducted in January 2021, we are seeking a wide range of input from people like yourself in this online survey.

Link to the poll: https://ijc.org/en/wqb/great-lakes-poll?mc_cid=7e663972db&mc_eid=UNIQID 

For additional information: https://ijc.org/en/wqb/great-lakes-poll-info?mc_cid=7e663972db&mc_eid=UNIQID

It will take approximately 10 minutes to complete, and all individual responses will be kept in strict confidence.

Your opinions are important to us, and we thank you in advance for your time and valuable input.

Regards, The (IJC) Water Quality Board

About the International Joint Commission – The IJC was established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 to help the Governments of Canada and the United States prevent and resolve disputes over the use of the waters they share. The Great Lakes Water Quality Board assists the IJC in monitoring progress by both countries to achieve the goals set out in the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement and provides opportunities for public consultation and participation throughout the Great Lakes region.

More information can be found at IJC.org .

To read a recent story posted in Niagara At Large about dangerous algae washing up on the shoreline of Lake Ontario in Niagara, click onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP51WAi1xw8 .

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One response to “Have Your Say on the State of Our Great Lakes – One of the Greatest Single Sources of Freshwater in the World

  1. “The plastic balloons we use to mark some of the biggest milestones in our lives — births, deaths, graduations, homecomings, engagements, gender reveal parties — are ending up in the Great Lakes by the hundreds of thousands, according to an Ontario biologist who spent two weeks gathering trash.

    Leanne Grieves is a postdoctoral fellow at McMaster University in Hamilton who studies bird behaviour and communication. This summer, she’s been working at Birds Canada at Long Point on the north shore of Lake Erie. ”

    Sign the petition e-3311 @ House of Commons Parliament Canada:
    “We, the undersigned, residents of Canada, call upon the House of Commons in Parliament assembled to ban the release of helium balloons and sky lanterns to protect Canada’s environment, wildlife and to avoid fires, and fine those who disobey the ban and choose to disrespect nature.” sign the petition, wait for confirming e-mail and reply: https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-3311


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