The Ontario Climate Consortium brings together researchers from some of Ontario’s leading academic institutions. Our members provide interdisciplinary expertise, and allow the Consortium to leverage research strengths across institutional boundaries to deliver the necessary policy-relevant insights to our public and private sector partners.


TRCA currently serves as the Secretariat for the OCC. Formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Hazel, TRCA has a strong history in watershed management and leadership in applying sustainability practices. It owns more than 40,000 acres of land in the Toronto region, employs more than 475 full-time staff, and coordinates more than 3,000 volunteers each year. With decades of practical experience in protecting our environment, educating young people and engaging communities, TRCA works with governments, businesses and individuals to build a greener, cleaner healthier place to live. LEARN MORE >


Founded in 1968, the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University was the first of its kind in North America and remains the largest. An interdisciplinary approach informs all its programs, which include a Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Environmental Studies. The Faculty’s mandate is to provide unsurpassed opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching, learning and research about natural, built, social, cultural, and political-economic environments and the dynamic relationships between these. LEARN MORE >


Region_of_Peel_logoREGION OF PEEL
Situated in the heart of southern Ontario’s major urban centres, Peel Region is the second largest municipality in Ontario. It serves 1.4 million residents and approximately 144,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. The Region of Peel comprises five departments that work together to deliver award-winning programs and services to Peel citizens, including ambulance services, health care, long-term care, child care, garbage collection and recycling, water and water treatment, road maintenance and servicing, and public housing. LEARN MORE >


The McMaster Centre for Climate Change is a multidisciplinary research centre with the established goal of bringing together researchers to study and model climate processes, the effects of climate change, and their possible mitigation. The Centre’s mission is to promote and facilitate education, research activities and collaborations to study and model processes of Earth’s climate system and the impacts of climate change on the environment, ecosystems, water resources and human health. LEARN MORE >


Established in 1964, the University of Guelph is considered one of Canada’s leading post-secondary institutions. With more than 20,000 undergraduate and 2,100 graduate students, the University provides a comprehensive education that combines traditional academia with experiential learning and co-operative education. Research opportunities allow students to learn and work with faculty who are experts in their field. Its seven colleges include Ontario Agricultural College and the Ontario Veterinary College. LEARN MORE >


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Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-oriented education. Urban, culturally diverse and inclusive, the university is home to more than 44,500 students, including 2,400 Master’s and PhD students, 3,200 faculty and staff, and nearly 170,000 alumni worldwide. LEARN MORE >