Canada’s North is a unique and sensitive landscape facing unprecedented challenges. The Foundation champions northern research, raising the profile of northern science and positioning Canadian scientists to contribute in ways that are pertinent, timely and innovative.
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation has been a catalyst for a collaborative marine research project involving Parks Canada, ArcticNet, and Québec-Océan at the HMS Erebus wreck site. Learn more.
This prestigious $50,000 prize recognizes significant contributions that have helped to shape our thinking and understanding of the North. Prize winners Dr. Smol (2013), Dr. Louis Fortier (2012), and Dr. Serge Payette (2011) have all made lasting contributions while cultivating the next generation of northern scientists.Learn More