Who We Are

The Gordon Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to protecting Canada's water and empowering Canada's North. We seek opportunities to amplify underrepresented voices, elevate emerging issues, and collaborate with like-minded organizations.

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What We Do

We design and deliver programs to support public policy development, implementation and understanding by conducting and disseminating research, supporting leadership development, and providing a forum for public discourse.

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Why We Do It

We believe that Canada's two most valued attributes are also our most vulnerable and misunderstood. We are therefore committed to ensuring public policies in Canada support sound water management and an equitable, evolving, healthy North.

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How We Got Here

For over 50 years the Foundation has dedicated resources to ensuring that public policies in Canada reflect the founders' values of independent thought, protecting the environment, and full participation of Indigenous Peoples in decision-making.

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