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Earth Day Canada (EDC) is a national environmental charity founded in 1990 that provides...

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Earth Day Canada (EDC) is a national environmental charity founded in 1990 that provides Canadians with practical knowledge, tools, and simple easy-to-accomplish actions to support a healthier environment through EDC's year-round and award-winning programs.

EcoKids supports teachers and students, grades K-8, with free educational resources, curriculum-linked lesson plans including ESL and FSL, and homework help and games for students. EcoMentors offers youth the training and resources they need to facilitate local environmental education workshops with their peers and other young Canadians.

EDC's challenges, contests and campaigns promote practical, culturally relevant and cost-effective solutions to help individual Canadians support a healthier environment. EDC also encourages action by supporting individuals and community groups in the organization and delivery of local Earth Day (April 22) events.

Awards & Recognition
The Hometown Heroes Award Program recognizes environmental leaders at the community level with an individual and a group award (each with a cash-prize of $10 000), and business leaders with a small business award.

Our Tapestry Program helps the environmental sector to better communicate with, engage and activate Canada's diverse social and cultural communities.

The Employee Engagement program works with employers to achieve business and sustainability goals through inclusion of best practices.

The success of EDC programs lies in the fact that they teach Canadians about simple, easy-to-accomplish actions that any person can do.
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