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.
This film explores the Heiltsuk perspective on this important initiative using a participatory multi-media methodology rooted in traditional knowledge.
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 Final BC Tour film on Vimeo
Final BC Tour film
Partners: David Suzuki Foundation, Sitka Foundation, Canadian Institute of Health Research, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, University of Winnipeg, Prairie Climate Centre. (...)
Click to view Qatuwas Tribal Canoe Journeys on Vimeo
Qatuwas Tribal Canoe Journeys
Partners: The Heiltsuk Tribal Council, Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department, Qatuwas Committee, SeeQuest
Film developed with the Heiltsuk Nation and their Qatuwas Committee. They control the content and distribution – (...)
Natalie Baird - 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.