Our Work

Here’s some of the work we’re doing to ensure a healthy environment, strong economy and high quality of life for current and future generations.

GLC applauds Great Lakes provisions in water infrastructure legislation

The GLC sent a letter to Great Lakes Senators supporting provisions in America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S.2800), Senate legislation that strengthens important Great Lakes programs and addresses critical challenges.

GLC launches online portal for Great Lakes maritime jobs

The GLC recently launched a website for information about maritime careers on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.  The site provides information for job seekers and employers.  Submit your maritime job post today to be featured on the site’s job board!

GLC 2018 Legislative Priorities

The GLC’s 2018 legislative priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the Administration that will create jobs, protect public health and revitalize struggling communities in the Great Lakes region. Additionally, state-specific materials  showcase individual states’ benefits.

Coalition released joint priorities for the Great Lakes

Prior to Great Lakes Day in Washington D.C., a coalition representing business, industry and environmental groups and states, cities and tribes released joint priorities for sustaining Great Lakes restoration and economic revitalization.

Transforming Great Lakes data into useful information

Blue Accounting, a groundbreaking new initiative of the GLC and the Nature Conservancy, provides decision-makers with a big picture view of complex issues so they can allocate resources most efficiently.

Cargo traffic through seaway up this year

"We are seeing increases in a number of dry and liquid bulk commodities as well as U.S. and Canadian grain," Craig Middlebrook, deputy administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, said in a news release Wednesday. Read the full story by the...

Norgoma volunteers implore City Council to save their ship

The volunteer board of St. Mary's River Marine Heritage Centre has launched an online petition aimed at persuading the Sault Ste. Marie, ON City Council to drop the eviction notice it served earlier this year on the museum ship Norgoma. Read the full story by Soo...

The Advisor e-newsletter: July 2018

In this edition: Celebrating the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project, new Great Lakes Maritime Economic Impacts Study and more!

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