CANADIAN COUNCIL ON ECOLOGICAL AREAS (CCEA) LE CONSEIL CANADIEN SUR LES AIRES ECOLOGIQUES (CCAE)

Registered Name: THE CANADIAN COUNCIL ON ECOLOGICAL AREAS - LE CONSEIL CANADIEN DES AIRES ÉCOLOGI

Business Number: 140709866RR0001

Our Mission

To facilitate and assist Canadians with the establishment and management of a comprehensive network of protected areas representative of Canada’s terrestrial and aquatic ecological natural diversity.

OBJECTIVES

CCEA’s objectives for establishing, protecting and managing a representative and scientifically sound system of protected areas are:

- to inform and to educate Canadians about the importance and roles of protected areas;

- to guide the design and completion of a network of Canadian protected areas including the full range of terrestrial and aquatic environments;

- to determine the ecological requirements and institutional arrangements needed to secure the integrity of protected area networks;

- to advance sound stewardship, management, monitoring and reporting of protected areas;

- to promote the environmental, social and economic values of protected areas in an ecosystem context; and,

- to facilitate the exchange of relevant information among interested partners through regional and national forums.

About CANADIAN COUNCIL ON ECOLOGICAL AREAS (CCEA) LE CONSEIL CANADIEN SUR LES AIRES ECOLOGIQUES (CCAE)

The Canadian Council on Ecological Areas (CCEA) was incorporated in 1982 as a national, non-profit organization with a mission “to facilitate and assist Canadians with the establishment and management of a comprehensive network of protected areas representative of Canada’s terrestrial and aquatic ecological natural diversity”. It became a registered, charitable organization in 1995.

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