Yesterday, a draft Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health (COA) 2014 was posted for public comments until July 3, 2014.
This agreement will help the Government of Canada continue to make progress on protecting and enhancing Great Lakes water quality and deliver on its important bi-national commitments with the United States under the amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
The 2014 COA is the result of extensive negotiations with the Government of Ontario and meaningful engagement with the Great Lakes community and stakeholders.
It establishes a domestic action plan to guide cooperation and the coordination of efforts to restore, protect and conserve the Great Lakes over the next five years.
Press Release, April 25, 2014