Ocean Literacy in Canada

Welcome to the Canadian Network for Ocean Education!



CaNOE exists to advance ocean literacy in Canada

Become a member of CaNOE and join educators, scientists, citizens and institutions who wish to increase regional and national understanding of our ocean and help Canada keep pace with international efforts in ocean literacy.

Members have access to:

  • Discounted registration for CaNOE conferences and other hosted events
  • Networking opportunities with over 500 member scientists, teachers and other marine education enthusiasts through events and our membership database
  • Eligibility to apply for travel bursaries to ocean literacy related conferences
  • Access to our online ocean learning resource centre (coming in 2019)
  • Monthly SPLASHmail newsletter of events, news, and views for the ocean-minded
  • Institutional and corporate members will receive a profile on the CaNOE website and in SPLASHmail
  • One year online subscription to the Journal of Ocean Technology JOT ($100 value!)

Click the squid, oyster or urchin to navigate to our membership management system to join us, donate to CaNOE, or login to your member profile.



Ocean Literacy Issues and Ideas

Latest Blog Posts

Oyster Farming and Ocean Care

By: Eli Lusty Photo Credit In abundant times, oysters were a staple – not a delicacy. It is said that in young New York city, before the flourishing oyster beds …

The National Ocean Literacy Conversation

By: Kayla Hamelin Canadian Ocean Literacy Coalition logo A swell of support for ocean literacy in Canada over the past several years, including efforts led by CaNOE, contributed to the …

Down Stream Without a Paddle

By: Tineasha Brenot Nestled in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleetwood Creek runs through a rolling landscape of eskers and kames. Deep, well-connected forests create a picturesque scene in every …