Earth Day Canada

Gala 2017

June 14th, at the Mill Street Brew Pub in Toronto

A FUNdraiser for

Meet Olympic medallist Silken Laumann, award-winning author Kenneth Oppel, and eco-crusader Hannah Alper!
Food by Fresh City Farms, wine by Southbrook Vineyards and music by Turbo Street Funk!

Connecting People to Nature on Earth Day and Every Day

Earth Day Canada helps people across the country recognize and celebrate the largest environmental event in the world, every year on April 22nd. We also work to make Earth Day Every Day through our award-winning, year-round programs.

#Pledge4PLAY a Success!

Thanks to our supporters, we exceeded our crowdfunding goal and raised more than $27,000 to bring adventure playgrounds to Canada.

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EDC in the News

Earth Day Canada brings self-direction back to playtime

Collections (April 7, 2017)

EDC’s Director of Communications explains why a traditional environmental organization is now getting elbow-deep in adventure play.

7 reasons why Canada needs more adventure playgrounds

ParticipACTION (April 13, 2017)

Not sure what an adventure playground is, or why Canada needs them? Here are just a handful of reasons showcasing their importance.

Pilot project aims to make Toronto streets more child-friendly

Metro (April 20, 2017)

Deb Doncaster speaks with Metro about EDC’s new StreetPLAY pilot project and how it will bring neighbourhoods together.

Bringing Back Outdoor Play To Our Indoor Kids!

EcoParent (April 5, 2017)

An overview of our EarthPLAY program and how it aims to bring permanent adventure playgrounds into our local green spaces.