The OceanCanada Partnership (OCP) is dedicated to building resilient and sustainable oceans on all Canadian coasts and to supporting coastal communities as they respond to rapid and uncertain environmental changes.
Students & Postdocs
This short video highlights the work of OCP students and postdoctoral researchers who are helping to achieve these goals.
Natalie Ban – OceanCanada Pacific Region Working Group Co-Lead, talks about the importance of research in ocean sustainability for coastal communities.
Dr. U. Rashid Sumaila discusses: Conservation economics: Close the high seas to fishing and boost global food security, equality, at Fisheries Centre Seminar, UBC, Feb 27th 2015
Watch the live chat from the event at Vancouver Aquarium: “Charting a Sustainable Course – Exploring Canada’s Fisheries”
Click to view Tribal Canoe Journeys on glwafilm.com
Glwa: Resurgence of the Ocean-Going Canoe (Trailer)
Tribal Canoe Journeys is an annual Indigenous cultural gathering on the Northwest Pacific Coast.
Over the last three decades, the gathering helped the Heiltsuk Nation of Bella Bella, B.C. heal from intergenerational traumas and (...)
‘Glwa: Resurgence of the Ocean-Going Canoe’ follows Frank Brown and a group of Heiltsuk youth as they paddle down the coast of Washington State to honour the invitation of ancestral groups of the Nisqually Tribe for Tribal Journeys 2016. Over a period of twelve days, the journey helped youth learn and revitalize their cultural songs, dances, stories, language, teachings, and other traditions. On the journey, youth also reconnected with the natural environment and with other coastal Indigenous Nations, and began to reverse intergenerational trauma.
Visualizing Changing Oceans: Inuit Knowledge and Participatory Video
Natalie Baird, OceanCanada Master’s student at the University of Manitoba, is one of the 25 finalists in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s 2017 Storytellers challenge.
Beyond Climate Trailer
The trailer for a feature documentary film currently being developed by OceanCanada’s Knowledge Mobilization Working Group.
Interview with Rosemary Ommer, Chair of the OceanCanada Advisory Board.