January 2021

The B.C. Columbia River Treaty Local Governments’Committee (theCommittee) provided its original recommendations on the future of the Columbia River Treaty (CRT) to the federal and provincial governments in 2013. The original recommendations have been updated in response to CRT-related interests and issues raised by Columbia River Basin residents in Canada.These recommendations are based on currently available information and will be updated if new information comes forward that results in changes to the Committee’s recommendations.

These recommendationshave been submitted to the provincial and federal governments to contribute to the current negotiations to modernize the CRT.The Committee will continue to pursue solutions to domestic issues and to monitor andbe involved in the Treaty negotiations when appropriate.

For more information about the Committee or to provide your perspectives on CRT related topics, please contact:

Visit the Committee webpage at: https://akblg.ca/columbia river treaty.html

For more information about the CRT negotiations go to the provincial CRT webpage: http://eng;ige.gov.bc.ca/columbiarivemeaty and sign up for the CRT E-Newsletter.

To learn more about the background and recommendations of this treaty download the pdf:

To read the Local Governments’ Committee Updated Recommendations Summary download the pdf below:

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