Western Environment Centre (WEC)

Year Founded:    1996
Status:   Incorporated Not for Profit & Registered Charity

The Western Environment Centre (WEC) is a charitable, non-profit, non-governmental organization that is based in Corner Brook and services all of Western Newfoundland.

Our organization strives to:
1) engage communities in environmental issues in a balanced, objective, and informed manner
2) work with community partners, businesses, and government agencies to build capacity and involvement in projects related to environmental action and sustainability
3) create a community of environmentally pro-active citizens

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Regional

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
Western

Mailing & Street Address:
86 West Street, Suite 6
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 2Z3

Telephone Number:         709-639-0937
Email:                                  info@wecnl.ca
Website:                             www.wecnl.ca

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World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada)

Year Founded: 1967
Status: Incorporated Not for Profit and Registered Charity

For half a century, WWF has worked to protect the future of nature. WWF (World Wildlife Fund) is Canada’s largest international conservation organization with the active support of more than 150,000 Canadians. We connect the power of a strong global network to on-the-ground conservation efforts across Canada, with offices in Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, St. John’s, Iqaluit and Inuvik. Our Mission: To stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by: Ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable; Promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption; and conserving the world’s biological diversity.

Geographical Scope of Mission:
National

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
Avalon, NE Avalon

Mailing & Street Address:
245 Eglinton Avenue East Suite 410
Toronto, ON
M4P 3J1

Local Regional Office:
40 Quidi Vidi Road, Suite 103 Caledonia Place
St. John’s, NL

Telephone Number: 709-722-9453
Email: ca-panda@wwfcanada.org
Website: www.wwf.ca

Common Ground Community Development Corporation (Common Ground CDC)

Year Founded: 2011
Status: Incorporated Not for Profit

Common Ground CDC promotes, supports and implements environmentally and economically sustainable community development initiatives in St. John’s and surrounding regions.

Geographical Scope of Mission:
Local

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
NE Avalon

Mailing Address:
c/o 76 Virginia Place
St. John’s, NL
A1A 3G9

Telephone Number: 709-753-3594
Email: rootconnection@gmail.com
Website: http://rootconnection.wixsite.com/common-ground