Protecting Canada's water. Empowering Canada's North.


Canadian Northern Regions Map

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For more than 25 years The Gordon Foundation has invested over $17 million in empowering Canada’s North. In this period of rapid change and intensifying interest in the Arctic, the Foundation aims to ensure that:

  • All northern citizens are involved in forming public policy at local, regional, national and international levels;
  • There is broader public understanding of policy issues that affect the North.

The Gordon Foundation’s commitment to the North covers three distinct areas: