Great Lakes protection

Priorities, partnerships, programs and actions for protecting the waters of the Great Lakes.

Services and information

Overview

Targeting threats to Great Lakes water quality and ecosystem health.

Canada-US Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

Foundation of work we do with the United States to restore and protect the waters of the Great Lakes.

Canada-Ontario agreement on Great Lakes

How Canada and Ontario coordinate efforts to restore, protect and conserve the Great Lakes.

A plan for each lake

Action and management plans for protecting each Great Lake.

Areas of concern

The most toxic spots in the Great Lakes, and the clean-up underway.

State of the Great Lakes

Assessment of the health of the Great Lakes using ecosystem indicators.

What we are doing

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