Canadian Ocean Literacy Coalition (COLC)
1740 Chemin Pink
Gatineau, QC J9J 3N7
Primary contact: Diz Glithero
Language of Service: English, French
Scope of Activities: National
Region: Acadian Peninsula & Northeast, Kent-Miramichi, Southeast, Sunbury-Queens-Kings Counties, Southwest, Central-West, Northwest
Purpose: We are currently leading a Canada-wide research initiative that seeks to take the pulse of ocean literacy in Canada. We aim to better understand Canadians’ relationship(s) with the ocean, the different approaches, enablers and gaps to ocean literacy, and effective ways to cultivate positive ocean actions.
Activities: Developing a national strategy for ocean literacy in Canada across diverse regions and sectors.
Resources Available to the Public: Environmental research, Resource library