The fifth edition of the Forum on the St. Lawrence was held in Quebec City on November 3 and 4, 2015, on the theme of “Improving Water Quality: How Can We Do More.”
The Forum brings together stakeholders in the integrated management of the St. Lawrence to engage in discussion in order to share knowledge, expertise, tools and resources and to reflect on the best ways to address specific issues.
At the 2015 Forum on the St. Lawrence, participants from environmental, community and recreational non-profit organizations, private-sector businesses and industries, education and research, First Nations, and the federal, provincial and municipal governments were asked to describe the impacts on St. Lawrence water quality that were causing them concern and to reflect together on actions that would help improve water quality. The 2015 Forum participants developed directions that will guide stakeholders toward implementation of consistent integrated management initiatives. The participants also developed projects and identified partnerships, and some committed to taking concrete action in their respective areas.