Procedures and Guidance

The Regional Body has adopted procedures to use when reviewing proposals to divert water outside of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin, as well as for other activities, such as communications with Tribes, First Nations and Metis communities in Canada.   

For further information about any of these procedures, please contact the Regional Body Secretariat at gsgp@gsgp.org.  

Procedures for reviewing proposals to divert water outside of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body Procedures (Adopted December 6, 2018)

Conseil régional des ressources en eau des Grands Lacs et du fleuve Saint-Laurent Procédures (Adopted December 6, 2018).

Sequence of Events for Consideration of Proposals for Exceptions to the Prohibition of Diversions that are subject to Regional Review (Adopted December 6, 2018)

Procédure d’examen de demandes pour examen régional relatives à une exception à l’interdiction de dérivations

Communications with Tribes and First Nations

Protocols for Communication with federally-recognized Tribes and First Nations