Earth Day 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.

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Our Vision

Connecting people to nature on Earth Day and every day.

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Our Mission

Earth Day Canada inspires and supports people across Canada to connect with nature and build resilient communities.

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We’re Making Headlines: Discover how EarthPLAY brings adventure to your local park


My City Too. Reviving Outdoor Play and Independent Mobility for Children in Toronto.


Announced! The 10 outstanding winners of the 2019 Staples Superpower your School Contest.


We’re Making Headlines: Alberta school wins $20K in technology from Staples Canada!


We’re Making Headlines: Check out this article on Treehugger about outdoor play and why it’s a key part of environmental stewardship!

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We’re Making Headlines: Want to know more about the history of adventure playgrounds, and why we need them now? Read this story!

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Watch John Malloy, Director of Education at the Toronto District School Board, talk about the OPAL program!


New EcoParent article about POP-UP Adventure Play available – find it in Making Headlines.

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EcoKids’ Take Action series is back for the school year. Get involved!


Read the recently published Ryerson University study of OPAL’s pilot program with the Toronto District School Board.

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Watch our new video to learn more about playing with loose parts.

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New EcoKids action! Play in mud and build a mud kitchen.

Outdoor Play Changes Everything

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EDC believes outdoor, child-led, free play connects children to their inner nature and the natural world around them.
Outdoor free play allows children to explore, find adventure, connect with, and adapt their environments as well as build their capabilities.
Outdoor free play supports their health, wellbeing, sense of inclusion, resilience, and long-term interest in environmental stewardship.
Bringing back outdoor free play for children means transforming schools and communities so they respect children’s basic needs for self-determination, social connection, and natural environments.

Our EarthPLAY programs, policies, and campaigns provide extensive resources to support transforming our schools and local communities into vibrant, socially rich, nature-connected communities.

Outdoor play is a child’s most natural way of learning about themselves, their community, their environment.

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Working with educators to develop a play implementation plan for outdoor time.

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One-day events showcasing the possibility of child-directed adventure play using “loose parts” in urban green space.