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General Purposes

Environmental Defence

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Addressing the Freshwater Challenge
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2021–May 31, 2023
  • Location Toronto, Canada
  • Geographic Focus Ontario

About this grant

For over 35 years, Environmental Defence Canada has been active on environmental issues at the provincial and national levels through engagement with stakeholders, organizations and the general public. The organization works to safeguard Canada’s freshwater resources, decrease Canadians’ exposure to toxic chemicals, end plastic pollution, tackle climate change and build a clean economy. To help address these issues, Environmental Defence Canada will engage and educate stakeholders and participate in opportunities to help ensure restoration of the Great Lakes, build the capacity of environmental organizations in Canada and raise awareness of public health issues in Ontario.